Month: February 2015

Conveyancing

Property Forum Awards confirms expert judging panel

The judges for the inaugural Property Forum Awards, hosted by SearchFlow, have been confirmed. The panel includes experts from across the legal, property and financial sectors. An awards scheme specifically designed to demonstrate key achievements in the conveyancing industry, the Property Forum Awards, in association with Legal Futures, celebrate law firms which set definitive benchmarks […]Read More

Conveyancing

Hoowla launches first phase of Land Registry Integration

Hoowla has announced that the first phase in their integration with Land Registry Business Gateway has gone live. Customers of Hoowla can link up their Land Registry account from within the Hoowla case management software. “Land Registry is pleased that Hoowla has integrated with the Business Gateway Enquiry by Property Description service” says James Rippin, […]Read More

Conveyancing

Moneypenny is a top 5 `Best Company To Work For’

Telephone answering specialist Moneypenny has topped off a remarkable week by scooping 4th position in the Sunday Times’ list of the best `mid-sized’ companies to work for in the UK. Only days after announcing the company’s launch into the United States, Moneypenny is celebrating again with its highest ever placing in the prestigious `100 Best […]Read More

Conveyancing

A month to go to the INNSA Conference

The Invasive Non Native Specialists Association (INNSA) Conference which is being held at the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester on 24th March will be a defining event for the invasive species industry. The Conference will mark the launch of the INNSA Code of Practice which will set the industry standard for the remediation […]Read More

Conveyancing

Bow Street Orange £180

Bow Street is the first Orange property on the London Monopoly board. Bow Street is a road situated in Covent Garden in Westminster, unlike the other streets in Covent Garden, Bow Street derived its name from its bow like shape rather than the Royal family. Bow Street was a diverse area, with houses in the […]Read More

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January Market Trend Data from Land Registry

The January data shows an annual price increase of 6.7 per cent which takes the average property value in England and Wales to £179,492 compared with the peak of £181,101 in November 2007. House prices are up 1.3 per cent since December. The regional data indicates that: London experienced the greatest increase in its average […]Read More

Conveyancing

CLC Publishes Strategy and 2015 Business Plan

Governing Council of CLC settles strategy of specialisation in regulation of property law services Focus on continued support for innovation and competition in context of high standards of consumer protection Builds on the regulator’s strengths and sets clear course for its fourth decade The Council for Licensed Conveyancers has published its strategy for a clear […]Read More

Conveyancing

Land Contamination

Lead poisoning is a serious and sometimes fatal condition. Lead is a highly toxic poison which slowly accumulates in the body over a period of months or years. Symptoms and signs of lead poisoning can be varied, affecting many different parts of the body, with even small amounts of lead causing sombre health problems, effecting […]Read More

Conveyancing

myhomemove wins Best Conveyancing Service 2015

myhomemove, the UK’s leading provider of mover conveyancing services, has received the award for ‘Best Conveyancing Service – Individual Firms’ at the Mortgage Strategy Awards 2015. Held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London last night (25th February), the awards celebrated the intermediary mortgage market’s successes over the past year. myhomemove also won a conveyancing […]Read More

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New property crowdfunding platform boasts early popularity

Last month the residential market took another unusual step into the impending modern era with the launch of residential property crowdfunding company Property Partner. The newly established company is trading with the aim of purchasing rental properties and then subsequently allowing investors to finance sums of £50 and upwards in the property. Investors in these […]Read More

Conveyancing

Does your firm want more Instructions?

iCompile Searches are offering a simple yet intuitive opportunity for your law firm to receive more Conveyancing instructions.  So what’s the catch? It’s simple, use iCompile for all your search work and we will provide your firm with 1 live conveyancing instruction for every 2 search bundles you order from us. Our clients will be […]Read More

Conveyancing

Ochresoft looks to leverage CML membership

Legal workflow specialist Ochresoft has become an associate member of the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML). Given the influence of lenders on all aspects of the conveyancing process with particular reference to lender panels, membership is seen as key to helping Ochresoft remain close to sector issues, aware of trends and thinking, and responsive to […]Read More

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