PRIVATE RENTAL SECTOR SLOWING IN UK BUT WILL EXPAND IN THE LONG TERM

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Posted on June 15, 2018 at 14:57 PM

Due to Government intervention and economic uncertainty, the growth of the private rented sector in the UK has slowed down. However, affordability issues for first time buyers is expected to expand over the long term. Tax and regulatory changes  have had to me made by landlords and as a result, the number private rentals has […]

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Improving the buying and selling pf property – Conveyancing news.

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Posted on June 13, 2018 at 15:36 PM

The home buying and selling process in England and Wales has come under great scrutiny in the last year, with experts claiming it is fundamentally flawed. With such a low platform off which to launch, this offers the opportunity to revolutionise the process and really improve the services that al those involved in conveyancing have […]

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Conveyancing clients would pay more for “premium” service.

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Posted on June 06, 2018 at 14:34 PM

  It is a thought common amongst property buyers today that many conveyancing firms are not responding quickly enough to “21st century mindsets”, leaving consumers frustrated and in the dark about their matters. It said that over half of consumers (57%) thought conveyancing firms needed more customer focus, while 47% wanted more digital communication. This […]

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Improving the home buying and selling process: A call for evidence

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Posted on June 01, 2018 at 16:26 PM

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has published a response to a call for evidence on improving the home buying and selling process. Here follows a concise annotation of the governments response: 1. Making the home buying and selling process quicker, cheaper and less stressful is a priority for this government. Over […]

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What is a management pack in conveyancing terms?

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Posted on May 30, 2018 at 09:51 AM

Are you buying a leasehold property? It’s the responsibility of the seller to provide your conveyancer with a management pack. The Pack, as it’s known, may contain evidence that influences your decision to buy so it’s vital that you see a copy before you complete the purchase. What’s in the Pack? Your management pack will […]

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What are average conveyancing fees?

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Posted on May 25, 2018 at 11:46 AM

Conveyancing is the legal process that transfers the ownership of a property from the seller to the buyer. If the transaction is straightforward, conveyancing can be done yourself but most mortgage companies insist that a qualified solicitor or conveyancer is used. So what are the average fees for conveyancing your home? What is conveyancing? Simply […]

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Should you use estate agents conveyancing?

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Posted on May 22, 2018 at 15:11 PM

One huge question that you need to ask when starting your house buying journey, is that of, should you use your estate agent’s conveyancer? As a buyer you have the option of using the estate agent’s solicitor, or your own chosen conveyancer. So, what should you choose? Below we explore why estate agents prefer you […]

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Should you obtain a draft indemnity policy in conveyancing?

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Posted on May 18, 2018 at 12:33 PM

Is your property purchase currently stuck on a technicality? Then taking out an indemnity policy could be the answer. This type of insurance involves a one-off payment for a policy that then lasts for the life of the property. It offers protection against future problems including action by the local council. But do you need […]

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Should I use the same solicitor for conveyancing and probate?

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Posted on May 15, 2018 at 13:51 PM

Losing a loved one is never easy, and if you’ve been left a property in the will you may wish to dispose of it as quickly as possible. So should you use the same solicitor for both conveyancing and probate? We take a look at some of the ins and outs of this topic… Do […]

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Should I get conveyancing done while waiting for survey report?

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Posted on May 11, 2018 at 11:57 AM

When you’re buying a property, there’s a timeline for what happens from your offer to completion. Once you’ve received a mortgage offer and instructed a solicitor, then the legal process of transferring the property from the buyer to the seller – known as conveyancing – can begin. Start the conveyancing process You can do conveyancing […]

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