Automation is at the heart of our plans to develop efficient and resilient land registry services. By 30 November 2022, all applications coming to HM Land Registry, other than first registrations, can be lodged digitally. HM Land Registry will be ‘digital by default’.
SearchLand aims to help property professionals make better informed property and land decisions. Find out how the start-up has benefited from 12 months of invaluable financial and practical support from the Geovation Accelerator Programme.
We have created an at-a-glance guide for conveyancers to help with lease extension applications where the existing lease is being surrendered and a new lease granted.
Our initial guidance on how to comply with the Economic Crime (Transparency & Enforcement) Act 2022 provisions relating to properties.
Skyroom was a participant in the Geovation Accelerator Programme in 2018 – a programme which provides geospatial and PropTech start-ups with grant funding and six months of intensive support, backed by HM Land Registry and Ordnance Survey.
The award-winning Geovation Accelerator Programme has already helped 137 PropTech and geospatial start-up firms advance to the next level. Applications for the next cohort will go live in the summer and we can’t wait to start the cycle once again with new participants in October.
Six months ago, we told customers we had a year to switch to digital applications. Now at the midway point, we reflect on how far we’ve come in building out our digital application platforms and how customers are responding to the challenge of switching to digital.
We've changed the name of our View My Applications service to View Applications as customers can now search for their colleagues' applications as well as their own.
The pace at which we are migrating local authorities to our national Local Land Charges Register has dramatically increased, thanks to the creative focus and hard work of our dedicated team and our local authority and private partners.
Under the Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act, a new Register of Overseas Entities will be created and held by Companies House. Find out how the Act is progressing, and what will happen next.
Every year, we send more than 200,000 requests for information (requisitions) in relation to variations in names in applications, such as the spelling or order of names. We look at how to avoid these time-consuming requisitions, and what to do if you spot a name variation.