Titlesolv UK and Ireland joins the Westcor family and UK subsidiary Westcor International
Posted by: Westcor International
Set up only 15 years ago, Westcor Land Title Insurance Company based in Maitland, Florida is now the fifth largest title insurance underwriter in the United States and the number one independent title insurer. Westcor International set up base in the UK just three years ago and received FCA authorisation in 2018. Its vision is to become the UK's most prominent specialist MGA for insuring land.
Hacked off
Posted by: Westcor International
The house buying process usually involves the electronic transfer of large amounts of money and, to most of us, is the biggest purchase we will ever make. It is therefore particularly concerning that conveyancing fraud has become an increasing problem in recent years.
Turn and face the strange of 2016
Posted by: Westcor International
2016 was certainly a year of Changes, to quote singer/songwriter David Bowie, whose death in January was for many a portent of the tumultuous year ahead in the political and economic spheres. The three per cent rise in stamp duty on second homes and buy-to-let purchases was greeted with some dismay, particularly as the government's initial consultation had suggested that there could be an exemption for investors buying 15 or more properties.
Funding dilemmas
Posted by: Westcor International
The post-Brexit property market is proving to be unpredictable with all involved taking precautionary steps to guard themselves against any potential longer-term fallout. Following three years of growth the housing market had already been slowing in the months leading up to the referendum. The result certainly did not improve its fortunes. Perhaps unsurprisingly in the aftermath of the referendum result, the FT reported that homebuyers were now ?assessing the potential impact of the vote on house prices?.
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