Thursday, 10th January 07:20pm
Choosing the right conveyancing solicitor is an important step when buying or selling a home. So much so in fact, that it can make a material difference to your experience when moving home.re
Sunday, 5th February 03:45pm
The annual Lloyds TSB Review of the Cost of Moving Home was recently released to the press. On face value, the report is yet more bad news for Home Buyers, claiming that the 'Cost of moving rises faster than house prices over the past decade'.
Monday, 21st November 03:34pm
Is CQS (Conveyancing Quality Scheme) approval more a badge of ordinariness rather than a ‘badge of excellence’? The Conveyancing Insider investigates the Solicitors accreditation scheme.
Monday, 26th September 07:20pm
Does the framing of the 'Gazanging' problem not just add to the uncertainty in the home buying and selling process - thus increasing the likelihood of the very seller jitteriness it sets out to expose?
Thursday, 22nd September 07:26am
Not much can be done to prevent Gazanging, but could advice from the word's inventor actually exacerbate the problem?
Wednesday, 31st August 09:04am
Are you thinking about buying a property with a friend or family member? Buying with a friend is all-too-often touted as a viable alternative by lenders and property pundits, but there are serious risks for the unwary buyer...
Saturday, 13th August 12:01pm
An article in today’s Mail Online has some sage albeit unrevolutionary advice for sellers. The Conveyancing Insider looks in more detail at what you can do to prevent buyers from slowing up a conveyancing transaction.
Friday, 22nd July 09:27am
The conclusion of our Conveyancing Insider's review of Freehold House Purchases, focusing on post-completion. You may be relaxing in your new home, but your Solicitor still has work to do...
Thursday, 14th July 04:16pm
Many Conveyancing Solicitors are still so bound to their referral providers (often estate agents) that it really does create the potential for a conflict of interest - which is what happened to a seller who contacted me recently.
Thursday, 14th July 10:00am
The Conveyancing Insider's series of articles considering the intricacies of buying a freehold property, and the work your Conveyancing Solicitor undertakes, continues with Part III, focusing on the 'exchange of contracts' stage.
Thursday, 14th July 09:55am
The Conveyancing Insider's series on Freehold House Purchases continues, discussing what your Solicitor does to earn their Conveyancing Fees after exchange of contracts.
Monday, 11th July 04:22pm
What are you really getting for your Conveyancing Fee? Part II in this series of articles reviewing the work your Conveyancing Solicitor undertakes on your behalf during a freehold property sale.
Monday, 11th July 02:16pm
At the behest of their property-developer clients, Conveyancing Solicitors may reduce costs by not submitting detailed plans, but this is a practice which could put buyers at risk, and must cease.
Thursday, 7th July 09:01am
Conveyancing Solicitors may consider recommending the The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors' new Condition Report survey to buyers, complementing the existing mortgage survey for the lender.
Monday, 4th July 08:26am
Hidden fees in the small print of an Online Conveyancing Quote's 'Terms and Conditions' are the bane of many homebuyers and sellers. How can they be avoided? Research, and a truly 'fixed fee' guarantee.
Friday, 1st July 02:40pm
In something of a surprise move, the Land Registry have abandoned plans to continue the development of e-conveyancing due to security risks. Will this really benefit Conveyancing Solicitors and their clients?
Thursday, 30th June 02:25pm
With identity theft increasing every year, perhaps Conveyancing Solicitors should be surprised they don't find cases such as this more often. What can buyers and sellers do to protect themselves?
Wednesday, 29th June 11:20am
Aside from the availability of mortgages, the heavy cost of stamp duty remains the major obstacle to prospective buyers. But what can be done?
Tuesday, 28th June 12:54pm
Referral fees for Conveyancing Solicitors are still creating a fuss for tabloid columnists. But are all referral fees a bad thing? Whose interests are protected? The Conveyancing Insider investigates.
Tuesday, 28th June 08:56am
Will the imminent Civil Service strike action on June 30th 2011 affect the Fast Conveyancing and completion of property sales?
Monday, 27th June 09:35am
The Conveyancing Insider considers why the new Home Owners Protection Policy offered by First Title Insurance may be a worthwhile investment for homebuyers.
Friday, 24th June 10:08am
What does a warranty issued for your newly-built property actually protect you from? The Conveyancing Insider considers whether homebuyers are truly receiving a benefit.
Wednesday, 8th June 01:02pm
What does your Conveyancing Solicitor do? This is the first article in a new series of articles focusing on the freehold Conveyancing process. For leasehold purchases, click here.You probably wonder what Conveyancing Solicitors actually do to earn their money. You may also think that conveyancing...
Friday, 3rd June 09:09am
This is the final Conveyancing article in this 5-part series uncovering the legal work behind a leasehold purchase, to get the full picture, read Part 1 first.Your purchase has finally been completed. You’ve got the keys, your furniture has been moved in, and you will be unpacking your...
Tuesday, 31st May 03:12pm
This is the stage every buyer and seller wants to reach as fast as possible, and at crunch-time, you'll be glad you found a proactive Qualified Conveyancing Solicitor.