CASE STUDY: Our Perfect Title Policy protects our clients if their property's land value plummets, leading to unexpected costs
Posted by: Westcor International
Our lender client was protected under our Perfect Title Policy when the developed value of the land plummeted from over £260K, due to an unknown underground pipe, owned by the Water Authority.
Housing takes centre stage in the Autumn Budget
Posted by: Westcor International
With issues from alcohol duty to growth forecasts under the microscope, the Autumn Budget included significant announcements on a diverse set of issues. Despite these concerns, attention was focused squarely on the Government?s housing proposals.
Buy-to-let considerations
Posted by: Westcor International
In an attempt to help first time buyers and boost home ownership, numerous policy changes since 2015 have made it clear that the government is targeting the buy-to-let market and the purchase of second homes.
Strong overseas interest
Posted by: Westcor International
The commercial property market in central London has continued to defy expectations of a Brexit downturn and remains an attractive prospect to many buyers.
Paper trails
Posted by: Westcor International
A recent case at the High Court in Glasgow considered property fraud on an extraordinary scale. Perhaps most striking about the case was that it was the longest criminal trial in UK legal history, lasting over 320 days.
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