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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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CA responds to Labour consultation on leasehold

The Conveyancing Association (CA), the leading trade body for the conveyancing industry, has today (26th September 2019) issued its response to the Labour Party’s consultation report entitled, ‘Ending the scandal: Labour’s new deal for leaseholders’. Published in July this year, the report sets out the Labour Party’s plans for the sector and the measures it […]

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CA member firm, Boys & Maughan residential property lawyers shortlisted for a record number of awards

CA member firm, Boys & Maughan’s residential property teams and individual lawyers have exceeded all of their previous achievements in the largest award scheme in the UK residential property industry. The ESTAS Group, which highlights the best firms for customer service involved in the home moving process, has revealed its shortlist for its 2019 Conveyancer […]

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CA responds to Government’s Consultation on Digital Identity

The Conveyancing Association (CA), the leading trade body for the conveyancing industry, has today (16th September 2019) issued its response to the Department for Digital, Media, Culture & Sport’s consultation on Digital Identity. The Department is asking for responses on how the Government ‘can support the development and secure use of digital identities…for the UK’s […]

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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 […]