Month: June 2010

Conveyancing

Feature – Solicitor professional indemnity market “a perfect storm” –

Today’s Conveyancer has contacted most of the insurance brokers on the Law Society published list of brokers to discuss their views on how the solicitors’ professional indemnity market is likely to shape up over the coming months. Phrases like “bloodbath”, “disaster”, “toughest year yet” and “perfect storm” are common. No single broker that we have […]Read More

Conveyancing

myhomemove acquire Easier2Move – 25th June 2010

myhomemove the large conveyancing organisation operating in the UK and supported by Indian outsourcing facilities has announced the acquisition of Easier2Move. Easier2Move (often called E2M) has over the years developed as a panel manager and competed for work from brokers, estate agents and lenders with conveyancers and other panel managers. The panel manager states on […]Read More

Conveyancing

Countrywide acquire Hamptons International – 20th June 2010

Countrywide the largest UK estate agency chain has increased its size by acquiring the 80 branch network of Hamptons International. Countrywide recommends its clients to use Countrywide Property Lawyers a wholly owned licensed conveyancer with a small amount of its work being panelled through Title Absolute.  The press release: Countrywide, the UK"s largest estate agency […]Read More

Conveyancing

Searchflow explain pricing issues within the local authority search sector

This article was first published in The Orange Rag and is reproduced here with the consent of Charles Christian. http://www.theorangerag.com/blog/_archives/2010/6/17/4555534.html David Kempster, the marketing director of MDA Searchflow comments on new charging regulations and their effect on property search pricing…  The way in which charges are levied for search information can be divided into two […]Read More

Conveyancing

Book Review: Conveyancing Fees and Duties – 19th June 2010

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/21cPS9vbHvL._SL110_.jpg Russell Hewitson Principal Lecturer in Law, Northumbria University has compiled the 35th Edition of Bloomsbury’s title Conveyancing Fees and Duties. Many conveyancers will have used this booklet over the years and the slim easy to navigate booklet must be a useful resource for many practitioners who still prefer books to internet access information. Information […]Read More

Conveyancing

Google launch portal what impact for conveyancers? – 19th June

Estate Agents, vendors and landlords are now able to upload their properties at no cost to Google Maps.  Many organisations are contributing their listings including Zoopla, PropertyLive (the lastest Countrywide plc brand), Ezylet, SmartNewHomes, Vebra, Property Pal, Spicer Haart, Countrywide,  and Zoomf. Countrywide the large estate agency chain supports the launch with Grenville Turner, Countrywide […]Read More

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