‘Expect the unexpected’ in 2017, conveyancers told

21 Feb 2017

Despite 2016 transactions reaching pre-financial crisis levels, conveyancers must ‘expect the unexpected’ this year as economic uncertainty threatens to stall the property market.

Last year saw the highest number of conveyancing volumes since 2007, according to Search Acumen’s Conveyancing Market Tracker. It also found that the average conveyancing firm completed 193 transactions in 2016 – a 22 per cent increase on the 158 seen a decade earlier; the highest number since the tracker’s launch in 2005.

The number of active conveyancing firms also climbed for the first time...

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