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

  • Recurring delays in registering a charge on behalf of Habito Delays or failure to register the Habito charge may result in referral to external lawyers of Habito to complete outstanding requirements.
  • Breaches of Habito conveyancing panel requirements
  • Recurring non-compliance with post completion requirements on behalf of Habito
  • Your firm no longer meets the criteria to remain on the Habito conveyancing panel
  • Non-compliance with the Habito panel terms, the written instructions that Habito provide and the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook or any alternative set of standard instructions to which Habito may subsequently adopt.

FAQs : Habito Conveyancing panel reinstatement

  • Can we act for Habito while the appeal for reinstatement on the Habito panel is being processed? How do I find out if our reinstatement appeal to the Habito panel is approved?
  • Is there a cost to revert back onto the Habito conveyancing panel?
  • Please can you set out the application process to be reinstated onto the Habito conveyancing panel?
  • Is the door firmly shut if my firm’s reinstatement panel submission with Habito is refused?
  • Is it the practice manager who is required to sign the reinstatement application to the Habito 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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