1. The borrower has good marketable title. - What does this involve checking? How long timewise?? 2. The mortgage documentation has all been signed by the borrower. - Flicking through the mortgage offer to check signatures. 20 mins max?? 3. The provisions of the 1976 Family Home Act, as amended, have been complied with. - How many provisions? Surely just a checklist? 4. The new mortgage ranks as a first charge on the property to be mortgaged. - How do you check that? timescale?? 5. The solicitor is in funds to complete the registration of the new mortgage - A quick phonecall to Bank or check online?? 6. The borrower has executed the life policy assignment form. - Solicitor may have to type up a letter of undertaking, 5 mins?? Keep a template Just curious to get a little more info on the switching process from solicitor side, took me a couple of hours to get payslips, bills, P60 etc together and filling out application form, after that its just checking in with the bank to follow up.