The owner of a £2.95m 30th floor apartment in The Heron (Barbican, London), is suing the building’s owners for £97,300 after he moved in to find that the property didn’t have good broadband.
Rightmove’s legacy is on the “brink of demise”, a new note to investors from a bank has said.
Official wording for reservation agreements has been drawn up by a sub-group of property experts and approved by the Government.
Wording for reservation agreements has been drawn up and looks set to be used in official trials.
Recent figures from two leading government organisations suggest property crime is increasing, so we asked the experts at the coal face to comment.
New research into gazumping shows that up to half of buyers have been gazumped and 40% have lost money after paying for surveys or legal work prior to exchange.
The Home Buying & Selling Group has worked with a cross-party group of industry representatives to nail down a version of the agreement which is due to be trialled next month.
A start-up aiming to give home buyers access to all the information on their move via an app is set to launch a pilot with several leading software providers – and through them law firms.
Conveyancing provider ULS Technology has revealed “a robust financial performance in a challenging housing market”.
There’s been a new warning to estate agents to check they are fully compliant with GDPR regulations following a European case which has sent shockwaves through the industry.
A warning shot has been fired towards property professionals as the largest GDPR fine has been issued to a company in the sector.
An online agency which is free to list for vendors says it wants prospective buyers to stay in the property they are interested in before making an offer.
This article is a personal opinion from the coalface on why we think agents find it difficult to get to speak to lawyers.
The intensification of property fraud and fake ID documents means that conveyancers are much more accountable when it comes to ensuring their clients are who they say they are.
Persimmon fatcat says he isn’t going to hand over freeholds at Bluebell Meadow.
Managing director and founder of Gazeal, Duncan Samuel, talks to Today’s Conveyancer about whether locking buyers and sellers in a legal binding agreement will help the homebuying sector.
The total number of properties subject to a rentcharge, according to freedom of information request data obtained from HM Land Registry currently stands at 1,056,592.
With new directives coming into force and little guidance for firms on compliance, even anti-money laundering experts are struggling to stay on top, as a Law Society conference heard last week.
A consortium has been formed that aims to speed up the home buying and selling process and improve transparency via mobile banking.
One of the UK’s leading banks and lenders, Natwest, has teamed up with a network of experts in the property sector to further develop blockchain and distributed ledger technology to create a seamless mortgage to home buying experience.