Category: Conveyancing Association News

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Our News Coverage | December 2019

December was a month which started full of uncertainties but, somewhat surprisingly given the political climate we’ve had over the last few years, ended with a greater amount of certainty than we’ve had for some time. The Conservative Party’s General Election victory with a significant majority means that Brexit is now likely to ‘get done’ […]

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Our News Coverage | November 2019

In November the CA held its final PSB and All-Members’ Meeting of the year in Bristol, during which there was plenty of discussion on the next 12 months and beyond, the policy priorities for the Association and where it would be best placing its resources in order to generate the best results. A significant amount […]

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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 […]

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Our News Coverage | October 2019

This month’s coverage has covered a real variety of topics and issues, and shows the breadth of the work carried out by the CA, and the areas in which its opinion is needed and actively sought. From mortgage prisoners to leasehold, rentcharges to upfront information, reservation agreements to the digital revolution happening in the sector, […]

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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 […]

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CA member firm, Boys & Maughan, wins eight trophies at the top national conveyancing awards

CA member firm, Boys & Maughan’s conveyancing teams and individual lawyers have exceeded all of their previous achievements in the largest award scheme in the UK residential property industry. The firm landed an amazing eight trophies at the ESTAS Conveyancing Awards on Friday 18 October 2019. Presented by TV property expert Phil Spencer at the […]

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Our News Coverage | September 2019

From a political standpoint, September was a rather bizarre rollercoaster of a month and it looks likely that October will be more of the same. Indeed, at the time of writing, the party political conference season has taken a real back-seat to both Supreme Court & Parliamentary business. That is likely to continue. For the […]


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Christmas flooding and its effect on Groundwater – from CA affiliate member, Groundsure

The Friday before Christmas is one of the busiest travel days of the year as hundreds of thousands of people frantically try and return home with bags full of presents an...
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