Cryptographic and biometric identity checks may be the solution for conveyancers when verifying an applicant’s identity, according to the Law Society, the Council for Licensed Conveyancers, the Chartered Institute for Legal Executives and HM Land Registry.
Law and practice
Property fraudsters will try to take advantage of the coronavirus pandemic. Here's our advice on how you can protect yourself.
Ensuring that property transactions can continue during the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown has been our priority, but it hasn’t been easy.
Chris Pope, our Chief Operations Officer, explains our new customer charter and how we're improving the way we work with our customers.
Antoinette Jeremiah explains the new Welsh Land Transaction Tax and how it has been enabled by cross-government working.
Our Customer Policy Manager, Adam Hookway, shares the main questions he's asked about boundaries and why they tend to be some of the hardest to answer.
When customers ask us for title deeds, they’re often disappointed to learn that we don't have the originals. Find out what they are, where they might be kept, and whether you need them.
Adam Hookway, Customer Policy Manager, talks about some of the main issues that arise when a property owner dies.
In England and Wales, all land is owned by somebody. But how can you find out who owns a piece of land or property that isn't registered with us?
Explanation of what is required when lodging an application for registration with HM Land Registry on or after 6 April where one of the following restrictions appear in the register.