Month: December 2020

Property Market

Rightmove 2021 forecast

Rightmove forecasts a robust 4% national average house price growth in 2021 as there is strong evidence that people will continue to have their reprioritised housing needs high on their life agendas. The unexpected market momentum of 2020 overcame the unknowns of the pandemic and associated economic fallout, and though headwinds and uncertainties remain, demand […]Read More

Conveyancing

Merry Christmas everyone!

Everyone at Today’s Conveyancer would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas. We thank you for all of your support during this year. We wish you many happy returns and all of the best for 2021. Here are a selection of some of the festive pictures we were sent.Read More

Insight

2021 sees implementation of SQE

The Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) will be introduced on 1 September 2021. The purpose of this exam is to enable more people to gain access into the legal profession by replacing traditional routes into law. The Solicitor’s Regulation Authority (SRA) state on their website: “As the SQE gets closer to implementation, we plan to publish […]Read More

Conveyancing

The use of Search Insurance

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) has today written to the Law Society, The Society of Licensed Conveyancers (SLC), CILEx, BLG and CA and provided them with a note setting out when Search Insurance may be used as prescribed in the Search Code. With delays in the provision of searches now being a major […]Read More

Environment

What is the Environment Bill?

When the UK leaves the EU on 31st December, it also leaves behind all the environmental protections put in place via the EU. The Environment Bill was first introduced to Parliament in October 2019 to cover the gap that will be left with new environmental legislature. The aim of the Bill is to make sure […]Read More

Environment Firms & People Legislation & Litigation Property Market

Property Market Remains Open following Tier Review

Home movers may continue to buy and sell houses following the government’s move to take control of spiralling Covid-19 cases. A few hours after the announcement about the tightening of social distancing controls over Christmas and the reduction of the planned 5 day break to just Christmas Day, Housing Minister Robert Jenrick took to Twitter […]Read More

Environment

The Dirty Air of Dartford

The town of Dartford on the edge of London has served as a gateway to Kent and routes to the European continent for centuries. While trade and especially logistics has flourished, spurred on by the tunnel and bridge over the Thames, it has come at a huge cost to its residents as air pollution levels […]Read More

Conveyancing

The Moving Hub are looking ahead to further growth in

The Moving Hub is a conveyancing network that connects conveyancers with qualified cases. During the last twelve months we have seen considerable growth, facilitating more transactions than ever before. Our revolutionary online portal doubles up as one of the most advanced conveyancing case management systems in the country. The Moving Hub’s panel of conveyancers benefit […]Read More

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