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Reservation agreement could improve property buying process

Home buyers in England may soon have to sign a reservation agreement when a seller accepts their offer on a property. In the current system, an offer can be withdrawn until contracts are exchanged. That puts transactions at risk of collapsing, which happens to a third of all sales in Read more…

Digital signatures could speed up conveyancing

Buying and selling property could be speeded up with the use of electronic signatures. The Law Commission has confirmed that electronic signatures on contracts are as valid as a handwritten signature. That means conveyancing solicitors could use digital technology to make the process of buying and selling property more efficient Read more…

15-year fixed-rate mortgage offers repayment certainty to home movers

Virgin Money has launched a new 15-year fixed-rate mortgage deal that aims to remove the uncertainty of the financial markets from homeowners and movers. The long-term deal is part of a new range of residential deals along with buy-to-let options from the lender, which now incorporates the Clydesdale and Yorkshire Read more…