The conveyancing process could become a lot smoother if it followed a similar path to the lettings system where the agent stays with the tenant and landlord from start to finish.
A PropTech supplier says the conveyancing process is “antiquated” and buyers and sellers would be better served if they were ’shadowed’ by the estate agent from the start of the process to the end.
A housing developer is offering buyers a chance to save by extending the Government’s Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) holiday.
Correspondence has been sent misusing the name of a former Consultant of Philcox Gray Ltd.
How leases are determined and how this affects registered titles (practice guide 26).
How to apply for a notice or restriction to protect a third-party interest in an estate (practice guide 19).
Despite widespread calls for Rishi Sunak to extend the stamp duty holiday, the chancellor has so far ruled out extending the tax break he introduced in July to keep the housing market going through the pandemic.
A number of agents have reported over the past week to report that their workplace has not been made Covid-19 secure, despite the government’s decision to keep the housing market open for business.
MPs may not be given an opportunity to debate an extension to the stamp duty holiday beyond 31 March, despite an online petition passing the 100,000 threshold which would trigger such discussion.
The MP who presides over online petitions like the one calling for an extension of the stamp duty holiday says she wants the government to find a way to address the issues highlighted by petitioners.