- Tuesday, 10 October 2017
An internet conveyancing platform last week completed what it claimed was the first property to be digitally exchanged online and moved instantly to a live blockchain. It reported the property – in Trowbridge, Wiltshire – went from initial marketing to a verified online exchange in just seven days.
Tags: blockchain, conveyancing
Posted in Latest news, Technology
- Thursday, 7 September 2017
With over 20 years experience in the property market and seven years as a licensed conveyancer, Vanessa Newman knows that the key to a smooth property transaction is communication and the understanding that each person’s transaction is of major importance and completely personal to them.
Tags: conveyancing, Customer Success Story, Hoowla
Posted in associate news
- Wednesday, 26 July 2017
More property transactions and fewer people doing the work have increased conveyancers’ caseloads, but amid mounting pressure their productivity has grown by 70% since 2012, according to a survey. Among other things, it found that in 2016 conveyancers were spending a day and a half less per case and doing one case a week more than four years earlier.
Tags: conveyancing, Search Acumen
Posted in Latest news
- Wednesday, 21 June 2017
A new property law alliance, the Legal Sector Group, has written to the government with a detailed set of proposals on leasehold reform. It brings together the Conveyancing Association, the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, the Society of Licensed Conveyancers and the Bold Legal Group. The Law Society has decided not to join.
Tags: CILEX, conveyancing, Conveyancing Association, Law Society, Society of Licensed Conveyancers
Posted in Latest news
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