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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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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 […]

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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 […]