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Our News Coverage | February 2017

It’s been another extremely busy month for the CA as we put the final touches to our own post-White Paper Action Plan which we will be announcing in March. The Government’s own Housing White Paper garnered plenty of column inches itself during February and we at the CA set out our support for a number of measures particularly around changes and amendments to the leasehold process.

Leasehold has been a media and political hot potato during February and Beth Rudolf, our Director of Delivery, appeared on the Victoria Derbyshire show earlier in the month to discuss the large number of issues currently being raised, particularly around new-build leasehold, escalating ground rents, and charges, especially those charged by Lease Administrators. To that end we will be publishing a consumer guide to leasehold charges early in March.

Full details of all coverage in February can be found below:


BBC news website – CA comments

2nd February 2017

The new property trap affecting thousands


Victoria Derbyshire show on leasehold issues

2nd February 2017

Victoria Derbyshire Live

Report starts at 15 mins, plus catch-up and debate from 1:07:20


Leasehold comments

10th February 2017

Today’s Conveyancer


CA White Paper review

February issue

Mortgage Finance Gazette

2nd February 2017

Inside Conveyancing

16th February 2017

Today’s Conveyancer


Eddie Goldsmith CA website blog

8th February 2017

A theory of evolution


Conveyancing Association sets out support for Housing White Paper measures

13th/14th February 2017

Solicitors Journal


Today’s Conveyancer

Mortgage Introducer

Inside Conveyancing

Best Advice

Property Reporter

Global Legal Post

CCR Magazine


Eddie Goldsmith regular article

20th February 2017

Mortgage Solutions


Eddie Goldsmith regular article

25th February

Estate Agent Today

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