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

  • Persistent non-compliance with post completion requirements on behalf of Habito
  • Failure to act in accordance with the Habito panel terms, the written instructions that Habito give you and the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook or any alternative set of standard instructions to which Habito may subsequently adopt.
  • Your law firm fails to meet the criteria to remain on the Habito conveyancing panel
  • Missing deadline to reapply to be on the Habito convincing panel
  • Habito 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.

FAQs : Habito Conveyancing panel reinstatement

  • Does my practice need to apply annually to remain on the Habito conveyancing panel?
  • Is it the practice manager who is required to sign the reinstatement application to the Habito panel ?
  • Is there a charge to revert back onto the Habito conveyancing panel?
  • How do I discover why this practice’s application for reinstatement was turned down?
  • Please can you set out the application protocol to revert back onto the Habito conveyancing panel?

Top Tip: The best way to avoid the hassle of seeking Habito panel reinstatement is to ensure that your firm is not removed off of the Habito 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 Habito conveyancing panel but under no circumstances will Lexsure (or the Conveycentric Team) submit an application to Habito 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 Habito conveyancing panel.

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