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Our News Coverage | February 2020

The start of February was dominated by the CA’s Annual Conference & Dinner which focused specifically on what the future might look like for conveyancing firms and the models they might want to adopt in order to survive and thrive within a changing environment. Our post-Conference press release was picked up by a number of […]

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Affiliate member, Groundsure, announces a new trade body, the Conveyancing Information Executive

CA Affiliate member, Groundsure, is pleased to confirm today its role as a founding member of the new conveyancing search industry trade body, the Conveyancing Information Executive (CIE). Along with the other founding partners, Groundsure has launched the new trade body in order to continue to progress professional standards surrounding conveyancing searches and the data […]

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Will HS2 have the ‘Crossrail effect’ for property prices near stations? From CA Affiliate member, Groundsure

It’s likely there will be some kind of uplift for properties in the vicinity of HS2 hubs and stations. However I would think it unlikely that the effect would be so pronounced as the 30-60% uplift reported around Crossrail stations, given that Crossrail is opening up easy commuting in the very heated London property market. […]

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Stamp duty cut in Budget could stimulate the North East’s property market, says CA member firm, Gordon Brown Law Firm

Geoff Hall at CA member firm, Gordon Brown Law Firm LLP, says that the Government’s new Budget next month (March 11) could help stimulate the North East’s property market. Geoff Hall, who is Head of Residential Conveyancing at Gordon Brown Law Firm LLP, which has one of the largest property teams in the region, believes […]

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Our News Coverage | January 2020

It’s not just the start of a new year but the start of a new decade, and in conveyancing/home-buying process quarters, there’s a distinct focus on what the next five to 10 years might bring for our sector. Our Annual Conference, which takes place on the 6th February, will focus heavily on this, and review […]

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Simplify selects CA affiliate member, LexisNexis Visualfiles, to leverage market advantage

CA Affiliate member, LexisNexis Enterprise Solutions, has today announced that the UK’s largest provider of conveyancing legal services, Simplify, has selected LexisNexis® Visualfiles™ as its group-wide software platform for case and legal process management.  Following a successful pilot, Simplify is now embarking on a phased roll-out of the solution. In February 2019, it was announced that […]

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CA affiliate member, Groundsure, acquires Mining Searches UK

CA Affiliate member, Groundsure, the environmental search specialist providing property search solutions to the UK conveyancing market, has today announced the acquisition of Mining Searches UK, a specialist in historical mining risk. The combined business will have a compelling and broad product set, with geo-environmental experts and geospatial data scientists providing advice and information products […]