Removal from the Astra Mortgages and other lender panels: Why they do it and how to get reinstated

  • Breaches of Astra Mortgages conveyancing panel requirements
  • Persistent non-compliance with post completion requirements set by Astra Mortgages
  • Missing deadline to reapply to be on the Astra Mortgages convincing panel
  • Persistent delays in registering a charge on behalf of Astra Mortgages Delays or failure to register the Astra Mortgages charge may result in referral to external lawyers of Astra Mortgages to complete outstanding requirements.
  • Failure to act in accordance with the Astra Mortgages panel requirements, the written instructions that Astra Mortgages provide and the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook or any alternative set of standard instructions to which Astra Mortgages may subsequently subscribe.

Astra Mortgages panel reinstatement : You have questions, we have answers

  • Is there a charge to revert back onto the Astra Mortgages conveyancing panel?
  • Is it the practice manager who is required to sign the reinstatement application to the Astra Mortgages panel ?
  • Is the door firmly shut if my firm’s reinstatement panel submission with Astra Mortgages is refused?
  • What is the application process to revert back onto the Astra Mortgages conveyancing panel?
  • What are the next steps open to me if our Astra Mortgages panel reinstatement application is rejected and the client of the firm has a mortgage offer with the Astra Mortgages?

Top Tip: The best way to avoid the hassle of seeking Astra Mortgages panel reinstatement is to ensure that your firm is not removed off of the Astra Mortgages conveyancing panel in the first place.

Note: Subject to certain conditions Lexsure’s experts or consultants can assist in providing you with guidance for reinstatement onto the Astra Mortgages conveyancing panel but under no circumstances will Lexsure (or the Conveycentric Team) submit an application to Astra Mortgages directly or via their preferred panel manager. Any reinstatement application will have to be made by your firm. For the avoidance of doubt, Lexsure (or the Conveycentric Team) are in no way involved in managing the Astra Mortgages conveyancing panel.

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