Category: Affiliate Members News


CA Affiliate member, Groundsure, announces new sponsorship with Women in Residential Property

CA Affiliate member, Groundsure, has announced it is one of the official sponsors for all Women In Residential Property events in 2020. Women in Residential Property (WIRP) hosts regular events for women who work throughout the residential property sector. It provides an informal environment for networking and sharing knowledge, with the aim of encouraging collaboration […]


CA Affiliate member, Groundsure, case study on environment risk context for lenders and purchasers

Background This case study provides an interesting example highlighting how timely and pragmatic Groundsure advice can help our customers achieve a substantially better outcome. Despite physical risks at the property being identified, it was not considered that these necessitated immediate or prioritised action. However, the perception of risk between the vendor and purchaser created a […]


Changes of heart are behind almost a third of sales that fall through, according to research by CA affiliate member, reallymoving

Two out of every three buyers and sellers have experienced a fall through in the last year Buyers and sellers changing their minds is the leading cause of sales falling through (29%) Problems identified on the survey is the second most common reason (17%) Two thirds (67%) of buyers and sellers support the idea of […]


The risk of carbon dioxide from shallow mine workings – blog from CA Affiliate member, Groundsure

Beginning in September 2018 a study was commissioned by the Scottish Government, and undertaken by consultancy RSK Stirling, to investigate the prevalence of carbon dioxide from disused mineral mines and the implications for residential buildings1. On 5th September 2019 the Scottish Government made the results of the study available. The investigation considered past incidents involving […]


CA Affiliate member, Groundsure, announces industry partnership with CILEx

CA Affiliate member, Groundsure, has announced it is now an official Industry Partner with CILEx. The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) is the professional association for 20,000 Chartered Legal Executives lawyers, paralegals and other legal practitioners in England and Wales. Lynne Squires, Head of Business Development, CILEx, said: “I am delighted that Groundsure have […]


Affiliate member, Groundsure, redevelops Groundsure Agricultural – the agricultural land use risk assessment

CA Affiliate member, Groundsure, has redeveloped its Agricultural search report with new and in-depth datasets, unique features, improved layout and navigation, and a refreshing design. The outcome – a streamlined workflow presenting all the information that firms and clients need faster via a much more user-friendly design and navigation. With several new intelligently filtered datasets, only […]


The CLC & SQA Release Conveyancing Market Report

Industry regulator, the Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC), and the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) have jointly produced a market report for conveyancing firms. The report, titled Conveyancing and property law: a changing landscape, references some of the key areas of change in the sector. The first noticeable trend is the changing skills landscape, whereby degree […]

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Conveyancing Association urges Welsh Government to match England/NI stamp duty holiday and open up housing market

The Conveyancing Association (CA), the leading trade body for the conveyancing industry, has today urged the Welsh Government to open up the housing market at a quicker p...
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