If your conveyancing solicitor is giving you lots of advice about your property investment, including investment advice or guidance on tax, then maybe they are not focussing so much on what they should be doing which is work around the legal title and ultimately the future marketability of that title. … [Read more...] about What Should an Investor Expect from their Conveyancing Solicitor
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When it comes to purchasing a property the best advice for investors is to do as much in advance of putting in your offer as possible. This means you want your team together, have your finance in-place, your legal side covered. If you are fully prepared it is possible to complete on a property in only fourteen days. … [Read more...] about Property Investment Advice from a Licensed Conveyancer
Proptech is something of a buzzword in the property investment industry but for conveyancers, it means it is the simple things, such as electronic payments, the ability to email contracts and centralised, record databases that are really making a difference. But, to streamline the process, a lot more work is needed. … [Read more...] about The Impact of Proptech on Conveyancing Solicitors
If there is one thing that would make purchasing property easier it is the UK adopting a more American approach to conveyancing. What is needed, is for Land-Title databases to become centrally administered by the Land Registry, whereas now our system is disparate and complicated, requiring lawyers at every stage. … [Read more...] about How is Conveyancing Changing?
The one big question mark hanging over the property investment industry is of course Brexit. Should the market dip then cash buyers will start to snap up available properties but should Brexit be more orderly then prices are likely to remain high, meaning property investors are likely to remain more cautious. … [Read more...] about Where will Property Investors be Putting their Money in 2018?
When a First Charge is registered with the Land Registry it creates a hold on a property, a legal interest that needs to be repaid before anything can happen. A Second Charge also registers a legal interest in the property but a Second Charge holder has fewer right than a First Charge holder is less secure. … [Read more...] about Conveyancing | The Difference Between a First and Second Charge