Embracing Innovation in Conveyancing: A New Era for Property Transactions

The conveyancing market is experiencing significant transformation, ushering in a new era of efficiency and convenience. As technology continues to revolutionise various industries, the realm of property transactions is not immune to change. With the emergence of new technology and ways of working, the landscape of conveyancing is evolving rapidly, offering numerous benefits to stakeholders […]

Reimagining Completions

Angela Hesketh, Head of Market Development UK at PEXA, delivers an engaging presentation on the journey of PEXA to date and how we can truly start to reimagine completions. Viewers can expect a detailed account of PEXA’s development in the UK and its ongoing direction, along with an enlightening exploration of the evolution of property […]

Is your search firm independently regulated?

Introducing Nicky Heathcote, Non-Executive Chair

Conveyancers must understand if their search firm provider is independently regulated, says leading property partner, X-Press Legal Services. The largest independent search firm in England and Wales is urging conveyancers to find out whether its search providers are members of the Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) and the Property Codes Compliance Board (PCCB), which […]

Search Delays Could Be Costly for Your Client

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Jeremy Hunt’s spring budget didn’t contain many surprises for property lawyers, but the unexpected decision to abolish Multiple Dwellings Relief (MDR) starting 1 June 2024 has caught many off guard. Although MDR was the subject of a consultation by the Government in 2022 and certain changes were expected, few expected it to go completely. MDR […]

Upcoming webinars with InfoTrack

Understanding Commercial Utilities with Groundsure 23 April – 11.00 am (1 hour) Prior to commencing any site work involving ground penetration for new or existing developments, conducting utilities due diligence is essential as it is a mandatory health and safety requirement. Paul Gibson, Product Manager, and Daniel Slater, Head of Commercial, both at Emapsite, will […]

Discover Land Remediation Relief with Leyton and On Point Data

Read on to discover how partnering with On Point Data and Leyton can help unlock the world of tax incentives and reliefs, like Land Remediation (LRR), for your firm’s clients.  At On Point Data, we believe a pillar of great service is going that extra mile for your clients. Spotting opportunities on their behalf and […]

New Study Reveals 60% Don’t Know What Conveyancing Is 

A new study by the HomeOwners Alliance reveals that 60% of UK adults don’t know what conveyancing is. Almost 50% of homeowners, who would have most likely used the help of a conveyancer, still aren’t aware of what their role is. Conveyancing is arguably the most important part of the moving house process, so its […]

LMS monthly remortgage snapshot: February 2024

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LMS has prepared its monthly remortgage snapshot for February. The Snapshot collates LMS data to provide a comprehensive overview of the re-mortgage activity across the month. Key stats: £373.58 average monthly repayment increase for those who remortgaged in February 43% of borrowers increased their loan size in February 47% of those who remortgaged took out a 2-year […]

Unlocking Compliance Excellence: Amiqus Secures Top Quartile Recognition in FT 1000 Rankings

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The Financial Times (FT) 1000 ranking, compiled in partnership with German research company Statista, has announced its eighth annual list showcasing Europe’s fastest-growing companies. Released on 1st March 2024, the list highlights the top 1000 companies based on their compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in revenue from 2019 to 2022. Amiqus is proud to announce […]

How can the conveyancing sector better support the overall wellness of conveyancers?

Recently, a strong area of focus has been on wellness, including mental wellbeing. The reality is that conveyancers still have increasing pressures upon them, one of which is the ever-expanding nature of the role. In this article, we will take a look at the increasing demands on conveyancers, how it can affect wellness, and how […]

Upcoming InfoTrack Webinars

Contract of Sale: Send Contract Packs in Seconds!  3 April 2024 – 11.00 am (45 minutes) Contract Packs can be unwieldy files to manage: Compiling multiple documents in one platform, saving to the matter and Case Management System, and then downloading to your desktop before emailing on to the purchaser’s solicitor doesn’t feel like an […]

Osprey Approach announces partnership with ReviewSolicitors  

Leading independent legal software provider, Osprey Approach, today announces a new partnership with ReviewSolicitors, which enables law firms to capture genuine and verified client feedback as part of their daily workflows. Osprey’s latest partnership enables its clients to easily send client review requests, via the ReviewSolicitors platform. With the option to build the task into […]

Compare My Move’s Conveyancing Service Turns 5! 

Compare My Move has been providing our partners with conveyancing leads for over 5 years now! December 2023 marked half a decade of our conveyancing service which continues to go from strength to strength. Last year saw the amount of leads we generated for our partners increase by 54% compared to 2022. In the last […]

CLSQ launches Estate Rent Charge policy

CLSQ has launched an Estate Rent Charge policy to smooth the conveyancing process for properties on developments where there is an estate rentcharge created after the Rentcharges Act 1977. The policy protects a lender against any financial loss it suffers following the registration of a rentcharge lease at the property in a situation where the […]

VirtualSignature-ID Helps Legal Claims and Finance Firms Secure More Business Online

VirtualSignature-ID, the leading UK eSignature and digital onboarding experts, have introduced a ground-breaking API tool for their clients. This tool empowers them to seamlessly integrate an HTML embedded ‘eSignature block’ to any web-based document signing or customer onboarding process. The API driven eSignature block fully automates the delivery and exchange of signed sales contracts, forms […]

Legal Eye Wins Award for ‘Risk and Compliance Support Service of the Year’

Legal Eye has been named as ‘Risk and Compliance Support Service of the Year’ at a prestigious ceremony celebrating the work of property lawyers in England and Wales. The fourth annual British Conveyancing Awards, sponsored by property due diligence report provider Groundsure, hosted over 400 property professionals at a glitzy ceremony at 8 Northumberland Avenue, […]

Blog: What are the top expectations and frustrations home movers have today? 

The top concern There is undoubtedly a sense of uncertainty in the market. Recent data from our parent company, Landmark Information Group, revealed that for house sellers the average time from instruction to completion now takes 87% longer than in 2007, from 85 days to 159 days in 2023. Meanwhile, there is a similar picture […]

How conveyancers can meet home mover expectations in 2024

For the last few years, conveyancing has been tough, with pressure piling on from all corners. But while the average time from instruction to completion in 2023 was 64% longer than it was in 2007, rising from 75 days to 123 days, there is hope. With the 2023 slump showing the fewest completions in years, […]