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.
Changes need to be made to the definition of a ‘clearing bank’ in Standard Conditions of Sale and Standard Commercial Property Conditions.
New short form model leases for use by solicitors to help streamline commercial property negotiations were today released by the Law Society of England and Wales.
The Law Society has produced two standard short office leases suitable for either the whole or part of a building.
This call for evidence seeks views on 'how to make the process of home buying and selling cheaper, faster and less stressful'.
The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has published a call for evidence, ‘Protecting Consumers in the lettings and managing agent market’.
The CON29 guidance has been updated.
The Law Society has responded to the Department of Communities and Local Government consultation on tackling unfair practices in the leasehold market.
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.
Awarded to law firms that meet the required standards of technical expertise and client service in conveyancing with its CQS accreditation. Look out for it on Find a Solicitor search results.
From the Property Section: Could commonhold be the future?
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A trusted first port of call for thousands of conveyancers. New edition now available to pre-order.
This fully updated edition provides a comprehensive range of checklists that follow the steps of a transaction. New edition now available.
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