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KEYWORD "Conveyancers" - 101 RESULTS
Accreditation for solicitor estate agents begins next week

ESPC has relaunched its SPC Property Practice certification, a unique accreditation course for solicitor estate agents. Developed with The Law Society of...

19 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Home Buying and Selling Group launches logbook pilot

The Home Buying and Selling Group (HBSG) has arranged a new pilot scheme for a group of lawyers and conveyancers to...

15 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Key actions conveyancers must take to protect against fraud risk

Fraud poses a significant challenge for residential conveyancers, with criminals often attempting to exploit the transaction process for money laundering purposes. The...

13 April 2024

From: Features

Speeding Up Conveyancing: Insights at The Guild Conference

In a recent panel discussion at The Guild of Property Professionals' conference I highlighted the pressing challenges faced by estate agents...

06 April 2024

From: Features

Law Society faces backlash over material information forms

The Law Society is facing backlash from conveyancers after issuing new property information reforms that take account of Trading Standards’ material...

04 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Proptech firm secures £10m of strategic investment

Property blockchain network Coadjute has secured a £10m investment from Lloyds Banking Group, Nationwide, Natwest, and Rightmove.  This is the first time...

03 April 2024

From: Breaking News

MPs launch inquiry into home buying and selling process

MPs have launched an inquiry on improving the home buying and selling process in England. The Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (LUHC)...

27 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Material Information Guidance - A Critical View

In the first of a short series of articles, David Beaumont, managing director of Compliance Matters, casts a professional eye over...

23 March 2024

From: Features

‘Legal liability’ concerns raised over Propertymark questionnaire

The Law Society is exploring concerns that Propertymark's Property Information Questionnaire (PIQ) puts agents at risk of legal issues, Estate Agent...

13 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - time to show your talent

A variety of charities have received support from the property industry over the past week. If there are charitable endeavours you think...

23 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Law Society building safety guide clarifies agent and conveyancer responsibilities

Conveyancers shouldn’t give buyers and sellers assurances about building safety remediations unless they are confident doing so, the Law Society has...

16 February 2024

From: Breaking News

UK should follow Norway to speed-up property sales - claim

UK property professionals should look to Norway when assessing how to improve the home buying process, a housing minister has claimed. Speaking...

07 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Conveyancers launch upfront information provider to cut sale times

A new upfront information provider has launched, promising to shorten the homebuying and conveyancing process. Home Sale Pack has said it will...

07 February 2024

From: Breaking News

How orchestration creates the digital backbone of the property market

The emergence of the Digital property market represents the most profound shift for the industry itself since the advent of the...

31 January 2024

From: Features

Another year of change? How property law will evolve in 2024

Yulia Barnes is founder and managing partner of Barnes Law   2024 is set to be another significant year for the property...

20 January 2024

From: Features

Estate agent best practice conveyancing guide updated

The Conveyancing Association (CA) - the leading trade body for the conveyancing industry – has announced an update to its Estate...

20 January 2024

From: Features

2023 - That was year that was...

As Conveyancers we operate in such a volatile market, where government economic policy can and has repeatedly made our professional lives...

13 January 2024

From: Features

Material information rules have ‘passed agents by’ - claim

Some agents still appear unaware about their material information responsibilities, conveyancers claim. The National Trading Standards Estate and Letting Agency Team (NTSELAT)...

10 January 2024

From: Breaking News

CTS restores systems following cyber incident

Legal infrastructure provider CTS has managed to restore its services after a cyber-attack halted its conveyancing tools and delayed transactions at...

03 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Revealed! The regions where homeowners are at most risk of property fraud

Homeowners in the East Midlands, North East, North West and Scotland may be at higher risk of property fraud, research suggests. Anti-money...

22 December 2023

From: Breaking News

ESPC hails 100% pass rate for first SPC Property Practice graduates

Scottish property portal ESPC has announced the inaugural graduation of its first qualification, with a 100% pass rate. EPSC revealed that 55...

18 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Are industry awards worth winning?

TV presenter Phil Spencer announced the winners at the 20th ESTAS Awards in October As most of you will know The ESTAS...

09 December 2023

From: Features

Gazeal unveils conveyancing partnership

Reservation agreement provider Gazeal has partnered with Optimus, Landmark’s panel of conveyancers to offer its services as an option for home...

04 December 2023

From: Breaking News

CTS in final phase of tackling cyber incident

Legal infrastructure provider CTS has said it is on the last phase of tackling a cyber-attack. CTS said last week that it...

01 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Why property firms should prioritise open banking in 2024

SmartSearch looks at the importance of incorporating Source of Funds checks into KYC processes It is no secret that the UK property...

29 November 2023

From: Features

Conveyancers urged to check client files for cyber-attack risks

The Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC) has urged members to check their client files to see if they may have been...

27 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Legal tech firm investigating cyberattack that could scupper sales

Legal sector infrastructure specialist CTS has said it is “urgently investigating” a cyberattack on its services that could impact property exchanges...

24 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Lack of communication slowing down sale completion times - claim

Estate agents spend almost half their working day chasing or being chased for issues as a new report highlights concerns about...

24 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Homebuying platform unveils express conveyancing service

OneDome has unveiled a new express conveyancing service following a successful trial period. OneDome Conveyancing Premium Express aims to deliver a swift...

22 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Conveyancing executive joins open property data committee

The Open Property Data Association (OPDA) has expanded its executive committee with the appointment of Nick Chadbourne from conveyancing panel provider LMS. The...

21 November 2023

From: Breaking News

New lawyers action group queries material information rules

A new action group has been formed that is expressing concern about ineffective legal regulation as well as extra responsibilities being...

20 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Leasehold Reform - Government must get the balance right

Three members of the Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners take a brief look at some of the trials and tribulations awaiting...

11 November 2023

From: Features

Lawyers are too slow, homebuyers claim

The conveyancing process has been highlighted as a key pain point among buyers in the property transaction process. Research by anti-money laundering...

02 November 2023

From: Breaking News

ESTAS Awards include new categories marking industry excellence

The annual ESTAS Awards have seen 1,000 people from across the industry witness a string of winners, including new categories celebrating...

24 October 2023

From: Breaking News

 Agents invited to learn about future of energy efficiency rules

The Property Energy Professionals Association (PEPA) has opened its annual conference in Derby to estate agents and conveyancers for the first...

17 October 2023

From: Breaking News

SmartSearch launches innovative new solution to help estate agents and conveyancers detect dirty money

Leading digital compliance firm SmartSearch has launched an innovative new solution to help professionals working within the UK property sector to...

30 September 2023

From: Features

Fall-throughs almost eliminated by upfront searches - claim

A conveyancing services proptech firm claims to have sped up transactions and reduced fall-throughs in just its first 18 months of...

26 September 2023

From: Breaking News

New Conveyancing Association document highlights digital tools to speed up sales

The Conveyancing Association (CA) has launched a new document to help firms benefit from the range of digital services available to...

21 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Estate agent's guide to spotting title-related issues and what to do about them

As an Estate Agent it’s important to be able to interpret and understand the information that a Title Deed document presents...

20 September 2023

From: Features

Government to include property logbooks in First Homes scheme

The Government’s First Homes Scheme is set to be the first state-backed initiative to use digital property logbooks. It comes after a...

11 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Conveyancers reveal industry gripes

The majority of conveyancers would advise aspiring lawyers against entering the profession, research has revealed. It comes as a survey by Today’s...

23 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Logbook trade body welcomes new partners

Two new companies have joined the Residential Logbook Association’s (RLBA)integration programme. Home move tracking platform adoor has integrated with the RLBA register...

21 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Conveyancers face ‘too many complaints’ about undertaking breaches

The Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC) has warned it is receiving “too many complaints” about breaches of undertakings by solicitors. The regulator...

09 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Industry executive queries focus of new digital property group

The chairman of the Residential Logbook Association (RLBA) has queried the relevance of a new Government-backed property group focused on digital...

03 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency trade body backs AML overhaul

Propertymark has given its backing to simplifying how firms are regulated under anti-money laundering (AML) rules. The Treasury is currently consulting on...

26 July 2023

From: Breaking News

More work needed to support agent wellbeing

More than half of property professional have admitted experiencing constant stress at work, new research suggests. The findings were revealed as part...

24 July 2023

From: Breaking News

New ‘digital deed pack’ aims to complete circle of upfront information

The Residential Logbook Association (RLBA) has produced a first specification for a ‘Digital Deed Pack’ that can be used for any...

19 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Should upfront information packs be marketed like EPCs?

Sellers should be persuaded to make use of upfront information packs in the same way Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) have been...

18 July 2023

From: Breaking News

The property industry must pull together to stop from falling apart, industry report reveals

Now more than ever, property professionals across the sector need to pull together and collaborate more closely to make business gains,...

15 July 2023

From: Features

Agents may go out of business due to slow conveyancers - warning

Slow conveyancers could drive estate agents out of business, it has been warned. National law firm Dutton Gregory has issued a warning...

14 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Coadjute aims to speed-up sales with upfront information tool

Coadjute has launched a Digital Property Data Pack service for its users. The pack is designed to cover the requirements of the...

13 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Education changes mindsets to the power of upfront material information

Fortune favours the brave, as the saying goes. So, when you consider how upfront material information can and does make the...

01 July 2023

From: Features

‘Car crash’ building safety rules putting sales at risk

An estate agent is urging people selling their flats to have building safety documentation in place before putting the property on...

26 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Estate agents lost £1.27bn in fees from fall-throughs in 2022 - research

Fall throughs are estimated to have cost UK estate agents £1.27bn in 2022, new research suggest. Upfront information provider Moverly looked at...

20 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Industry group forms Open Property Data Association

The Home Buying and Selling Group (HBSG) has formed an independent industry body, the Open Property Data Association (OPDA), for companies...

09 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Landmark aims to modernise conveyancing payments

Landmark Information Group has partnered with payment processor Shieldpay. The partnership aims to provide faster and more transparent conveyancing payments. Shieldpay’s digital platform,...

07 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency backed AML platform reaches 1m milestone

Agency-backed anti-money laundering platform Thirdfort is celebrating reaching 1m downloads of its app. Thirdfort, backed by Knight Frank, Chestertons and Savills’ proptech...

06 June 2023

From: Breaking News

PropTech Today: Technology provides the key to better customer experience

At the recent Home Buying & Selling Group UFI Roadshow in London, it was gratifying to note that panel members and...

25 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Conveyancing shortage remains despite property sales slowdown - warning

Property market activity has slowed but conveyancers are still dealing with backlogs which has taken their average caseload to the second...

24 May 2023

From: Breaking News

AI property due diligence platform to enter residential market

An artificial intelligence-powered property due diligence platform that is popular in the commercial market has raised £7.5m to help expand into...

23 May 2023

From: Breaking News

New partnership set to train conveyancers on climate risk

Groundsure has launched a training partnership for conveyancers on climate risks. The environmental and climate data authority will provide training and education...

23 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Building safety laws set to delay home moves – claim

The Building Safety Act will cause further delays to the home moving process, a senior industry executive has warned. Rob Hailstone, chief...

18 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Online agents blamed for property searches postcode lottery

Online agents and outsourced conveyancing panels have been cited as factors delaying property sales in the UK. A trade body has warned...

15 May 2023

From: Breaking News

It's time to turn fear of change into fuel for material information success

Upfront material information is now firmly on the property industry’s radar, with Trading Standards CPR regulations expected to move towards disclosing...

03 May 2023

From: Features

Conveyancing Association launches building safety guidance

The Conveyancing Association has launched a guidance document for firms that addresses the Building Safety Act and Building Safety (Leaseholder Protection)...

02 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - getting in the swing of it

Check out some of the latest charitable endeavours from agency and property brands this week. If you have a charitable event or...

28 April 2023

From: Breaking News

New banking settlement scheme set to ‘fully digitise property transactions’ 

The Bank of England last week announced the completion of Project Meridian, a digital synchronised settlement prototype that aims to digitise...

24 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Should buying a property be as quick and as easy as buying a car?

Yes it should….and we’re getting closer. Where there’s no chain involved, here at AVRillo, we can be ready to exchange contracts in...

22 April 2023

From: Features

Law Society: Climate risks must be highlighted to homebuyers

Homebuyers should be warned about climate-related risks of a purchase, new Law Society guidance suggests. The legal membership body has issued guidance...

21 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Upfront information is here and now - digital conveyancing is next!

Last week was the first ever National Conveyancing Week, which I hope registered with agents and perhaps you even took up...

08 April 2023

From: Features

Agency regulations may not come in original form – claim

The long-awaited Regulation of Property Agents (ROPA) rules will still be introduced but most probably in a different form, it has...

05 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Land Registry analysis tool and sales platform unveil partnership

Land Registry analysis tool provider Veya has announced a partnership with home buying and selling platform adoor to help speed-up sales. Clients...

04 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Conveyancers ‘failing buyers on sewage tank rules’ - claim

Lawyers are warning of a growing number of incidents of septic tank conveyancing negligence, which could prove costly for homebuyers. House buyers...

03 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Fourth version of BASPI form launches with queries on building safety

Trade and representative bodies representing the legal, surveying, estate agency and property management sectors have launched the fourth iteration of the...

03 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Why material information does and should matter to you

According to the recent industry research report ‘Back to the Future’ from tmgroup, mio and CDS 40% of property transaction delays...

01 April 2023

From: Features

‘Friday conveyancing fraud’ getting worse due to remote working – warning

Home-movers are being warned to be on alert for ‘Friday afternoon fraud,’ which experts claim is becoming more common since the...

30 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Vendors ‘prepared to pay more’ for faster sales

Viewing ‘time wasters’ and the long conveyancing process have been identified among the main frustrations among vendors when selling a property. It...

29 March 2023

From: Breaking News

First property logbooks register goes live

The Residential Logbook Association (RLBA) has launched the first iteration of its register, which aims to speed-up transactions and stop property...

27 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Property report service aims to boost understanding of climate risks

Landmark Information Group has launched a new product that aims to help users understand the current and potential climate-based risks on...

23 March 2023

From: Breaking News

New leasehold information form aims to simplify the selling process

The Home Buying and Selling Group (HBSG) has announced a new update to the Leasehold Property Enquiries (LPE1) form, which it...

20 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Property professionals prepare for National Conveyancing Week

National Conveyancing Week has kicked off from today. The awareness-raising week features a series of in-person, online and pre-recorded events aimed at...

20 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Conveyancing technology firm wins grant to develop AI tools

Collaborative Conveyancing has won an Innovate UK grant in partnership with the Hartree Centre research facility and completed a fundraising round...

16 March 2023

From: Breaking News

National Conveyancing Week hopes to ‘shine light on home-moving issues’

Agents are being encouraged to get involved in National Conveyancing Week. The awareness week will start on 20 March and features a...

14 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Search Acumen integrates ChatGPT to reduce conveyancing workload

Search Acumen has begun beta-testing of ChatGPT within its data platform for conveyancers, which it hopes will reduce working times and...

09 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Legal body: Land Registry ‘must get house in order’ after strikes

Conveyancers are warning that this week’s Land Registry strikes could have a knock-on effect on property sales once staff return to...

03 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Could ChatGPT replace conveyancers and improve home-moving advice?

A conveyancing firm has put the popular artificial intelligence tool ChatGPT to the test to see if it can rival legal...

02 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents, you don't have to close your doors….and nor do you, conveyancers

The property industry's self-destructive, point-scoring way of working just doesn’t cut it. When low stock means low cash flow low, agents and...

01 March 2023

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Revealed! How movers feel about the home-moving experience

Award-winning sales progression platform mio has uncovered the home moving experiences of nearly 200 movers and evaluated what this means for...

01 March 2023

From: Features

Land Registry aims to ‘minimise disruption’ amid new strikes

Next week may not be the best time for agents to chase conveyancers waiting for Land Registry information. The Public and Commercial...

22 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Penalised Stamp Duty critic returns to theme of “we pay too much”

A well known critic of stamp duty has returned to his long-standing theme of querying whether buyers have paid too much...

14 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Land Registry boss: I don’t blame conveyancers for transaction delays

A senior Land Registry executive has insisted he wasn’t blaming conveyancers for transactions delays following a controversial blog last month that...

13 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Free cake! Agenda revealed for National Conveyancing Week

An outline agenda for National Conveyancing Week has been released with the event just eight weeks away. National Conveyancing Week has been...

01 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Proptech firm unveils 'sale-ready' features for agents

Proptech firm iamproperty has launched a new legal preparation module to its movebutler onboarding and sales progression platform. The aim is to...

30 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - feeling the love

Agents and property professionals are spreading plenty of charitable love ahead of Valentine's Day. See some of the inspirational examples below. Whatever the...

27 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Conveyancing Association reveals conference agenda

Consolidation and industry challenges are among the key themes to be tackled at The Conveyancing Association’s (CA) annual conference next month...

27 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed! What conveyancers want from estate agents

Conveyancers have outlined ways they believe the property transaction process could be improved including shutting down or improving “dabblers” and getting...

24 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Conveyancing boss: ‘Blame game’ won’t improve transaction delays

The “red tape ridden” system of buying a home is to blame for transaction delays more than individual conveyancers, agents or...

13 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Major housebuilder agrees multi-year software contract with Zoopla

Housebuilder Persimmon has signed a multi-year software contract with Zoopla. It follows the launch of Zoopla for Housebuilders in July, a new...

11 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Land Registry: Conveyancers are making 'basic errors' on documents

Conveyancers are being urged to conduct better “quality control” on documents filed to the Land Registry after the body revealed ‘basic...

10 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Trade bodies unveil new LPE1 conveyancing form

Trade and representative bodies covering the legal, surveying, estate agency and property management sectors, including the Conveyancing Association (CA), have launched...

09 January 2023

From: Breaking News

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