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How will Article 50 affect London’s property market? 

July 23, 2017

Mark Lawrinson, Regional Sales Director of Portico London estate agents, has spoken out about the possible effects of Brexit on the London housing market, saying, “I don’t think the triggering of Article 50 will affect the property market directly from today. In one sense it removes the uncertainty surrounding when Britain’s withdrawal process from the […]

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Energy ratings put property owners in hot water!

August 14, 2013

Legislation in 2007/2008 saw the introduction of energy performance certificates (EPCs) which show the energy efficiency of a property and contain recommendations as to how that efficiency can be improved. An energy performance certificate is now required whenever a residential or commercial property is let or sold in England or Wales (subject to certain minimal […]

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Buyer demand increasing in the UK?

December 10, 2012

Guest post from online conveyancing lawyers in the UK. Buyer demand rose at its fastest rate in almost three years during October, according to the RICS October housing market survey. New mortgage lending figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) also hint at positive news to come. Buyer demand RICS, the Royal Institute of […]

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Could a collapse of the eurozone lead to slashed house prices in the capital?

July 2, 2012

House buyers could see property prices in some of London’s most desirable areas plummet by as much as 50 per cent if the euro zone collapses, a leading property development firm has warned. According to a new report released by Development Securities a full break up of the euro zone could be “the single greatest […]

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The Conveyancing Quality Scheme

April 28, 2012

With due respect to the Law Society, some of it’s accreditations have been more useful as marketing tools than for genuinely evidencing expertise and additional trustworthiness, but things are changing. The Conveyancing Quality Scheme is a good example of how accreditation can really work well and, as it were “separate the men from the boys”. […]

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