Brexit and the conveyancer

08 Aug 2016

Jennifer Martin considers the latest risk and outlook for the UK property market

Uncertainty is the chief factor raised by the referendum outcome. The impact on UK property prices and transaction levels will take years to play out
and solicitors involved in residential and small commercial property conveyancing are justifiably concerned about the impact on them, and how their insurance will react to any claims that may materialise.

No one can tell yet whether Brexit will cause UK property prices to fall, rise, or hold steady. Expert opinion is mixed. Howard Archer, the chief European and UK economist
at IHS Global Insight, predicts they will slide 5 per ...

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