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

  • Significant delays in registering security 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 reapply to remain on the Astra Mortgages convincing panel
  • Astra Mortgages may terminate membership of its conveyancing panel where a firm fails to provide any relevant information or provide incorrect information in its application form or in relation to any future requests for information.
  • Failure to act in accordance with the Astra Mortgages panel requirements, the written instructions that Astra Mortgages give you and the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook or any alternative set of standard instructions to which Astra Mortgages may subsequently adopt.
  • Persistent non-compliance with post completion requirements set by Astra Mortgages

Questions Astra Mortgages panel reinstatement firms ask us

  • Is there a cost to revert back onto the Astra Mortgages conveyancing panel?
  • How often will this firm be required to re-apply to be reinstated on the Astra Mortgages conveyancing panel?
  • What are the consequences if our Astra Mortgages panel reinstatement application is refused and our client has a mortgage application with the Astra Mortgages?
  • Can we appeal if my firm’s application for reinstatement was refused?
  • Am I restricted as to the amount of times my firm can apply to get back on the Astra Mortgages conveyancing panel?

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 appointed 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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