Blogs

House builds in England at highest level for a decade

Fri 26 May 2017

House builds in England at highest level for a decade

More houses have been started and completed in the last year in England than in a decade. However, the number being constructed is still not enough to reach the current government target of 1 million new homes by 2020.

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Simple but effective steps can keep the conveyancing process digitally secure

Thu 11 May 2017

Simple but effective steps can keep the conveyancing process digitally secure

The risk of digital fraud has increased as more buyers and sellers in the conveyancing process use emails and online banking to seal the deal.

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Can we keep conveyancing process stay safe as houses online?

Thu 11 May 2017

Can we keep conveyancing process stay safe as houses online?

In the UK property market, millions of pounds change hands every single day as sales are completed, making this area an enticing one for digital fraud.

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Cyber criminals exploiting ‘digital safety gap’ in conveyancing process

Wed 10 May 2017

Cyber criminals exploiting ‘digital safety gap’ in conveyancing process

New research has revealed that many house buyers are vulnerable to online swindlers who intercept legitimate emails from conveyancing solicitors and persuade the buyer to transfer thousands of pounds to the fraudsters' bank account instead during the conveyancing process.

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How digital smart contracts are transforming  traditional conveyancing

Thu 04 May 2017

How digital smart contracts are transforming traditional conveyancing

Digital smart contracts are a step closer to replacing traditional paper trails in the conveyancing process after a trial using blockchain technology successfully allowed titles to be exchanged with no risk from hackers.

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Young homebuyers cashing in on 'Bank of Mum and Dad'

Wed 03 May 2017

Young homebuyers cashing in on 'Bank of Mum and Dad'

The so-called Bank of Mum and Dad (Bomad)  is funding more homebuyers than ever before, according to a survey from Legal & General.

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London ready to get 'naked' to make homes more affordable

Tue 02 May 2017

London ready to get 'naked' to make homes more affordable

A new style of "naked" housing could help revolutionise the UK's property market to make homes more affordable for first-time buyers.

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What the general election could mean for the UK property market

Wed 19 Apr 2017

What the general election could mean for the UK property market

The Prime Minister's decision to call a snap general election could have far-reaching but positive consequences for the UK's property market.

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