A moral dilema?

Tuesday 09 June 2015  / Ruth Montia

This weekend the Guardian published an article which criticised north-west London agency Elliot Lee for charging buyers what it calls a ‘client progression fee’. The Guardian reports that the charge of £1,495 is paid by buyers after they have had...

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Summer Move? When Is The Best Time Of Year To Buy?

Monday 08 June 2015  / Ruth Montia

For some buyers, moving house will always present some difficulties. But London estate agents and conveyancers have encountered that there are certain times of year when the process can run more smoothly. Traditionally, spring and early autumn have been...


What Do You Actually Pay For During the Conveyancing Process?

Tuesday 26 May 2015  / Ruth Montia

So, you’ve found your dream property. The offer has been accepted and now you’re racing towards completion. But before you can begin packing boxes and looking at carpet samples, the conveyancing process needs to take place. This involves legally transferring...


The launch of Veyo

Monday 11 May 2015  / Ruth Montia

The conveyancing portal Veyo officially launches across England and Wales today, after originally assuring they would open in April. The portal has been created by the Law Society and IT firm Mastek (UK). They aim to combine on an online system all the...


Virtual tours, yay or nay?

Saturday 02 May 2015  / Ruth Montia

The introduction of virtual tours/walk around for clients looking to buy property is being accused of becoming a threat to estate agent industry.The traditional way of marketing a house for sale is through uploading photographs to allow potential...


A Guided London Bus Tour through the Conveyancing Process

Friday 01 May 2015  / Ruth Montia

The fast-paced London property market means there is increased pressure on estate agents when it comes to getting clients to completion as quickly as possible.Conveyancing is the part of the process that can take the longest amount of time, so it’s...