Recent Land Registration

  • Tablet
    News

    Land Registry changes to property transactions during coronavirus (COVID-19)

    2020-05-14T10:34:00Z

    HM Land Registry  has taken a temporary step towards accepting electronic signatures on deeds, and relaxed some identity verification rules.

  • Julie Blunsom
    Feature

    At your service

    2020-03-10T00:00:00Z

    Julie Blunsom explains how HM Land Registry’s two new services – the Pre-submission Enquiry Service and Application Management Service – work in practice, and how you can find out more

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    News

    Land Registry publishes updated guidance on digital mortgages

    2019-10-28T17:26:00Z

    Land Registry has updated its guidance pages on digital mortgages. There are three guides - for homeowners, mortgage lenders and conveyancers

  • Mike Harlow
    Feature

    Lay of the land

    2019-09-10T00:00:00Z

    Mike Harlow talks about HM Land Registry’s change programme

  • Katie Gordon-Smith
    Feature

    All present and correct

    2019-03-12T11:04:00Z

    Katie Gordon-Smith outlines the steps Land Registry is taking to improve requisition rates, and the role of solicitors in achieving this goal

  • Eddie Davies
    Feature

    Street smarts

    2018-12-05T10:23:00Z

    HM Land Registry is working to harness technology to improve the homebuying process for both the public and solicitors. Eddie Davies provides an update on its digital projects, including Digital Street

  • Joy Bailey
    Feature

    Signed, sealed, delivered

    2018-06-06T00:00:00Z

    As part of our regular series from HM Land Registry, Joy Bailey provides an update on the execution of deeds or documents using electronic signatures

  • Ben Tarrant
    News

    Land Registry updates guidance on identity evidence

    2018-03-26T14:56:00Z

    Property Section committee member Ben Tarrant outlines Land Registry’s changes to its Practice Guide 67 and addresses concerns from practitioners 

  • andrew robertson
    Feature

    Quality time

    2017-12-05T00:00:00Z

    In the latest of our series of regular updates from HM Land Registry, Andrew Robertson looks at requisitions, and the role of both HM Land Registry and conveyancers in improving application quality

  • graham farrant
    Feature

    New beginnings

    2017-12-05T00:00:00Z

    Graham Farrant , chief executive of HM Land Registry, provides an update on HM Land Registry’s digitisation plans, and the challenges and opportunities ahead

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    News

    Joint advice issued to help solicitors beat property fraud

    2017-09-08T15:58:00Z

    New advice for conveyancing solicitors, developed jointly by the Law Society and Land Registry, will help solicitors spot and avoid ever-evolving threats of fraud

  • butterfly chrysalis transformation
    Update

    HM Land Registry signals the start of its transformation

    2017-07-27T16:37:00Z

    Plans include the comprehensive registration of land in England and Wales to identify areas that may be suitable for housing, working with the private sector to research and test new digital registers, and open up more of its datasets externally and across government

  • Warren Gordon
    Feature

    Sign of the times

    2017-06-09T09:33:00Z

    Warren Gordon looks at new Land Registry proposals to roll out the use of electronic signatures for registrable documents, and the potential implications for security and fraud in conveyancing transactions

  • e-conveyancing
    News

    Land Registry consults on Land Registration Rules 2003

    2017-02-14T16:54:00Z

    Land Registry has launched a consultation proposing some changes to the Land Registration Rules 2003, to allow Land Registry to continue its digital transformation programme

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    Feature

    Cancelled out

    2016-12-12T17:20:00Z

    A lease may be protected on the register by substantive registration and/or by a notice on the reversionary title. Tim Smithers summarises Land Registry’s practice on cancellation of leases

  • robert bourns
    News

    Careful consideration over land registry privatisation a welcome move

    2016-09-07T15:07:00Z

    Delaying plans to privatise the Land Registry gives the government the opportunity to consider carefully concerns raised by the legal sector, the Law Society of England and Wales said today

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    News

    Land Registry consultation on Local Land Charges Rules - Law Society response

    2016-07-21T10:23:00Z

    We have responded to Land Registry’s consultation on the Local Land Charges Rules 2017

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    Feature

    Law Society responds to Land Registry privatisation plans

    2016-07-08T13:09:00Z

    Mounting concern over government plans to privatise Land Registry has prompted the Law Society to say it hopes the government will reach a sensible decision over what is a ’vital piece of national infrastructure’

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    News

    Have your say on Land Registry privatisation

    2016-06-30T16:57:00Z

    Today’s Conveyancer is running a survey to ascertain what impact the privatisation of Land Registry might have on conveyancing

  • Richard Hill
    Feature

    Put to rights

    2016-06-02T13:22:00Z

    Richard Hill looks at how the court or registrar decides whether to rectify the registry, and how proposals in a current Law Commission consultation could affect the process