Up To Month-Long Delays In Conveyancing Claims Rightmove

With a booming housing market as a result of reduced stamp duty, property portal Rightmove has claimed that there are delays of up to a month between an offer being accepted and the completion of the sale. Delays caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, combined with a rush...

New Reforms To Online ID Checking To Help Conveyancing

Proposals to enable a national electronic verification system will help significantly speed up the conveyancing process. According to the Government’s official response, dated 8th September 2020, the Government will develop proposals and set up a legal framework that...

Save 40 Per Cent By Buying A Home At Auction

Bridging loans broker Octagon Capital has released data from a study revealing that property bought at auction during 2020 has saved buyers up to 40 per cent on the average price of a new home. Real Homes has reported that study, based on the combined data on houses...

Is Now A Good Time To Buy Your First Home?

For some first-time buyers (FTB) the lockdown introduced to slow the spread of Covid-19 provided an opportunity to save some much-needed money towards a deposit for their first property. What’s more, mortgage rates have fallen because the Bank of England reduced the...

What is Conveyancing?

The process of selling and buying a home can be difficult, even at the best of times. There are so many steps and services needed to complete a sale, many of which, especially for first-time buyers, are not fully understood why we need them or what for. With interest...