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Property Information Form: How upfront information can avoid fall throughs  

Is the Property Information Form a resurrected Home Information Pack? For those who have been selling and letting residential properties over the past couple of decades, they will remember the
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End of the Help-to-Buy Scheme: Know how to prepare

Do buyers understand the impact of a staged ending to the Help to Buy scheme?   The full economic consequence of ending the Help to Buy scheme isn’t yet known.
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Email threats facing estate agency in 2022

Email is one of the biggest cyber security challenges facing not just estate agents but all businesses today. Research conducted by Microsoft indicates that over 90% of cybercrime begins with
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Energy Performance Certificates – Proposed Changes

Are your landlords ready to get their Energy Performance Certificates’ Energy Efficiency Rating to a C by 2025? The consequence for non-compliant landlords are financial penalties of up to £5,000
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UK Right to Rent from October 2022

Using innovative technologies to check a tenants’ Right to Rent According to law, all UK tenants must go through verification by way of Right to Rent Checks. The Right to
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UK Right to Work from October 2022

Using innovative technologies to onboard British employees According to law, all UK employers must complete right to work checks for new British employees. The right to work process includes collecting
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Staying on the right side of the Property Ombudsman

Yesterday the Property Ombudsman released their annual report covering the 2020 calendar year, the full report can be found here, the headlines are as follows. Enquiries increased year-on-year with a record
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Portal Wars – Do the public really have the appetite?

It’s just over four month’s since three became four and Boomin joined the ongoing struggle for agent and consumer market share. Having worked for a major Proptech CRM supplier for the
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How do I choose the best Electronic Signature technology for my property business?

Foreword A couple of weeks ago I published an article, where I discussed the top 5 reasons why using Electronic Signatures (E-Sigs) in your property business can make document processing
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The advent of E-Signatures makes processing agreements a breeze

The world of legal authorisation via signatures has changed dramatically over the last 10 years across all industries. For a time, UK laws and regulations in the property market held
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