Month: March 2015

Conveyancing

Unexploded Ordnance (UXO)

The legacy of Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) in the UK has caused many problems for the construction industry over the last few years. Recently we have seen disruption to projects in Central London and Eastbourne, East Sussex. On 16th March 2015 at a building site in Eastbourne, 80 bombs were discovered after a digger excavating material […]Read More

Conveyancing

Hoowla partners with Quantas Conveyancing Support Services

Conveyancing case management software provider Hoowla has partnered with Quantus, a major national supplier of support services to the legal profession. Clients can now place property search orders via Quantus directly through Hoowla’s conveyancing software. Fulfilled search orders are automatically returned by Quantus into the client’s case in Hoowla, ready to be downloaded and shared. […]Read More

Conveyancing

Peace of mind for knotweed removal

The Invasive Non Native Specialists Association (INNSA) launched its new Code of Practice to protect consumers and businesses at its annual Conference in Manchester yesterday. The Code provides peace of mind for anyone using the services of INNSA members to remove invasive species such as Japanese Knotweed from their land. The Code sets out the […]Read More

Conveyancing

myhomemove recognised as fastest growing company

myhomemove, the UK’s leading provider of mover conveyancing services, has been recognised as one of the top 15 fastest growing larger technology companies in the North at the Northern Tech Awards 2015. The conveyancing provider, which opened an office in the heart of Manchester in early 2014, collected two awards at the ceremony, including recognition […]Read More

Conveyancing

New dashboard on Searches UK’s Quick Quote

Searches UK have launched a new pipeline dashboard on Quick Quote for conveyancing cases which can be accessed by both law firms and estate agents. Law firms can view according to quote, instruction and completed cases their top referrers of conveyancing work at company, branch and staff member level. Estate agents can also access their […]Read More

Conveyancing

ETSOS and LAWFUSION join forces to improve conveyancing efficiency and

ETSOS and Select Legal Systems have joined forces to bring the conveyancing search specialist’s class-leading ordering platform direct to LAWFUSION users. The solution gives residential and commercial conveyancers one-click access to a complete range of conveyancing products directly from the workflow saving firms time and money on each transaction and improving profitability. ETSOS offers the […]Read More

Conveyancing

Q&A with Philip Wilbourn – RICS Contributor and Director of

The latest RICS professional information paper on flooding ‘Flooding: issues of concern to RICS surveyors and valuers (Residential property) 1st edition UK information paper (IP)’ reviews the transitional phases of legislation relevant to flooding and raises awareness for RICS property professionals of market risk – in particular that of insurability. The practice-based document is applicable […]Read More

Conveyancing

February Market Trend Data from Land Registry

The February data shows an annual price increase of 6.5 per cent which takes the average property value in England and Wales to £180,252 compared with the peak of £181,083 in November 2007. House prices are up 0.5 per cent since January. The regional data indicates that: London experienced the greatest increase in its average […]Read More

Conveyancing

Solicitors vote for winners at the Land Data 2015 Local

The 8th Local Land Charges Awards took place in Bristol during a ceremony hosted by BBC sports presenter Hazel Irvine. The national awards, celebrate the work and achievements of local authority local land charges departments which carry out the land and property searches required for conveyancing transactions in England and Wales. Torridge District Council was […]Read More

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