Covers conveyancing and provides our latest advice and information on all matters relating to buying and selling residential property.
The conveyancing protocol is the Law Society’s preferred practice for residential conveyancing transactions. Members of the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme are expected to follow the procedures for all freehold and leasehold conveyancing procedures.
A First-Tier Tribunal decision has assessed a firm as liable to pay VAT on search fees charged by a third party search agency.
HM Land Registry recommend users of their online services via the HM Land Registry portal, access them through one of the browsers they support.
HM Treasury has produced a factsheet about the Help to Buy: ISA scheme.
A government consultation on changes to the law governing leasehold properties is a very welcome opportunity to address public concerns.
The CML has released information regarding lease terms for new build leasehold properties. This looks at issues both of the value of the property and the borrower’s ability to pay the mortgage.
The CML Handbook will be renamed to become the UK Finance Mortgage Lenders' Handbook following the setting up of a new trade association for the finance and banking industry on 1 July 2017.
The Law Society has responded to BEIS' call for evidence.
There is currently an email being sent to a number of Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) member firms.
The third edition of the Standard Commercial Property Conditions has been published, updating the widely-used forms to incorporate changes in law and practice in commercial conveyancing.
The Law Society has responded to proposals for changes to the filing and payment process on stamp duty land tax
From the Property Section: Maria Shahid looks at how property firms are responding to Purrunsing, Dreamvar and P&P
This new edition of this popular book explains the rights of long leaseholders.
Awarded to members who meet the highest standards, our accreditation is a recognised quality standard for residential conveyancing practices.
Contains over 200 precedents in one affordable volume.
A concise exposition of the law of boundary disputes.
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