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Birmingham Midshires Conveyancing - Panel Requirements Removed
Just in case your were wondering about whether BM have changed their solicitor panel requirements, the title here is referring to solar panel requirements. In a somewhat surprising move lenders such as Birmingham Midshires , Bank of Scotland and Halifax rem...
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Searching for the Right Paragraphs for your Report on Title
More than 400 lawyers used Lexsure’s Report on Title paragraph database last month seeking assistance in drafting this crucial document in the conveyancing process. Firms struggle to find the time to create a firm-wide index of newly created paragraphs to b...
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Top 5 Conveyancing Webinars in 2017
So what were the hot conveyancing topics in 2017?

Fraud, Leasehold Changes, Lender Compliance and The fourth Anti Money Laundering Directive were all front of mind at various points of the year.

The Lexsure Academy hosted on 26 webinars in 2017, many of...
Top 5 Conveyancing Webinars in 2017
Top 5 Conveyancing Webinars in 2017
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It has been a busy start to 2018 when it comes to lenders changing their Handbook instructions. Three weeks into to the new year eleven lenders have updated their instructions via Part 2 of the UK Finance Mortgage Lenders' Handbook for conveyancers. Twenty ...
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Handbook Changes - Top Lenders Start 2018 with Updates
It has been a busy start to 2018 when it comes to lenders changing their Handbook instructions. Three weeks into to the new year eleven lenders have updated their instructions via Part 2 of the UK Finance Mortgage Lenders' Handbook for conveyancers. Twenty ...
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Top Ten Important Changes to Reports on Title 2017
In the last twelve months the conveyancing fraternity witnessed significant changes to Part 2 of the UK Finance Mortgage Lenders' Handbook. This, combined with the press and government focusing a spotlight on leasehold, resulted in firms considering how the...
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Land Registry Applications - Room for Improvement
I sometimes come across lawyers complaining about how long it takes the Land Registry to register title. According to Andrew Robertson, Head of Customer Policy at the Land Registry responding to a comment on a blog entitled ‘ Opening our conveyancer data ’ ...
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'All Monies Charges': A Threat to Law Firms
The recent news that the majority of the top ten lenders have declared they will use ‘all monies charges’ to repossess homes if borrowers struggle with non-mortgage debts should be cause for concern to conveyancing practitioners. File Reviews for Handbook C...
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Lenders Who Made Changes to Their Handbook in September 2017
A number of lenders made changes to their Handbook last month. Perhaps not surprisingly some focused on changes to leasehold requirements. Examples of lenders who made changes in England and Wales include: Yorkshire Building Society  (2 sections) Scottish W...
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Leasehold is Changing - Is this Reflected in your Report on Title?
Leasehold reform is on the way. Many lenders have already been proactive in making changes for some months now to their P2 Handbook requirements. Is it now time to be making changes to your Report on Title in light of new lender instructions and in anticipa...
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