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New Cabinet — The Last Gleam of Hope
South Africa - SA Commercial Prop News
President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday announced the new Cabinet, a move that has been much anticipated by the South African property sector seeking growth in the country.

"With the elections now over and the Cabinet announced, we can now start to expect more movement in the property sector across South Africa.

Along with decreasing property vacancy levels, the new Cabinet should yield a positive capital inflow of foreign investment, bring stability and economic growth," said Ortneil Kutama, SA Commercial Prop News Media Director.
SA Commercial Prop News

Conveyancer consolidation means 200 firms control 39% of house moves
UK - Estate Agent Today
Just 200 conveyancing firms control over 39 per cent of the market in England and Wales, wielding significant power over customers, agents and others in the moving chain.

Figures from Search Acumen show that the number of active conveyancing firms in England and Wales has dropped below 4,000 for the first time. The precise figure - 3,961 firms - is some nine per cent lower than in 2014.

And in addition to the top 200 conveyancing firms controlling 39 per cent of the market, the top 1,000 control over three quarters of the market.
Estate Agent Today

Conveyancing Firm First In Legal History To Launch Alexa Integrated System
UK - Today's Conveyancer
Simply Conveyancing Property Lawyers have officially become the first property law firm in the UK to integrate with virtual personal assistant, Alexa, into their system.
Last week, for the first time in legal history, customers of Simply Conveyancing will now be able to ask their digital assistant Alexa questions and queries about their conveyancing transaction.

The national law firm which operates from offices in the East Midlands and London utilise the very best Proptech in the country, as they already recently launched digitally signed contracts to support and speed up the conveyancing process.
Today's Conveyancer

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