20 April 2017UK: 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.
22 June 2017Payment Exchange South Africa (PEXSA) - is the first South African application to provide a secure online payment settlement gateway for property transactions.
20 July 2017UK: 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.
24 August 2017UK: 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.
21 September 2017City 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.
04 October 2017Australia: A wide ranging interview with Marcus Price, CEO of PEXA, which is spearheading the property industry’s transition from paper to digital settlements.
14 January 2016The Registers of Scotland (ROS) is undergoing a digital transformation, moving from a paper-based organisation to one that always does everything digitally as the first option.
14 January 2016The City of Cape Town has lifted the validation of the new Admin Fee process to allow a final grace period to address and resolve recurrent problems.
28 January 2016The City of Cape Town is in the final stages of implementing a system, which should go live by the end of January to automate the refund application process.
04 February 2016An increase in the number of incorrect payments and application rejections means that as from 08 February certain problematic applications will be rejected and closed.