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

  • Habito may terminate membership of its conveyancing panel where a firm provides false answers in its application form or in relation to any future requests for information.
  • Your firm fails to meet the criteria to remain on the Habito conveyancing panel
  • Failure to reapply to remain on the Habito convincing panel
  • Failure to act in accordance with the Habito panel requirements, 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 subscribe.
  • Breaches of Habito conveyancing panel Terms and Conditions

Habito Conveyancing Panel Reinstatement: Common Questions

  • Does the COLP in my firm need to sign the reinstatement application to the Habito panel ?
  • How long does the application process take when applying to be reinstated onto the Habito conveyancing panel?
  • Is it possible to find out this practice’s application for reinstatement is turned down?
  • Is there a charge to be reinstated onto the Habito conveyancing panel?
  • Does my practice need to apply annually to remain on 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 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 Habito conveyancing panel.

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