Australia: A wide ranging interview with Marcus Price, CEO of PEXA, which is spearheading the property industry’s transition from paper to digital settlements.
City of Cape Town: The "Instruction to Process Refund" form has become mandatory in the automation of refunds for the final seller account(s) in the S118 process.
UK: Recent research has indicated that the home buying process is going to change “beyond recognition in the coming years”, with a massive growth in online channel use.
UK: The Land Registry has released its Annual Report and Accounts, setting out its priorities for an ambitious digital transformation with an open approach to data.
Payment Exchange South Africa (PEXSA) - is the first South African application to provide a secure online payment settlement gateway for property transactions.
UK: Digital signatures have been used for the first time in the exchange of contracts for a residential property transaction in England - with a code replacing the signature.
UK: The Conveyancing Association has outlined ambitious e-reforms with a digital focus central to improving homebuyers’ experience.
UK: Digital optimists have welcomed an overdue development that could make paperless conveyancing a reality after false starts. But there are reasons to be sceptical.
UK: Electronic documents validated with digital signatures will finally replace paper property deeds if a set of proposals by Land Registry is approved.