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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.
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.
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.
From the Property Section: Peter Rodd on management in conveyancing
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