Need a solicitor to repay an Equity Loan?


I am trying to repay my final Equity Loan I took out with housing association. They insist I need a solicitor to repay the loan due to anti money laundering checks? The loan repayment will be ~£20,000. I can not find anything for private individuals. Is anyone aware of this, I do not want to pay any solicitor fees on top of Admin fees and valuation fees.

I am happy to provide proof of funds and ID direct to them, in person if need be, There head office is an hours drive away.

Thank you


  • peb
    peb Posts: 1,684
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    You have to. Sorry.  They won't deal with anyone else 
  • Just to update this. After some back and forth, I was able to complete the loan repayment without a Solicitor. I still find it extremely silly they were insisting on one for a simple transaction. (I was required to submit bank statements to them directly to validate the funds)
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