HM Land Registry to Accept Electronic Signatures

X-Press Legal Services welcomes the move to further digitisation from the HM Land Registry (HMLR) with the announcement that this week it has started to accept ‘witnessed electronic signatures’: electronic signatures that enable an individual to sign legal documents,...

Have UK landlords fallen ‘out of love’ with Buy to Let?

In the past few years it has been a love story.  UK landlords have enjoyed ‘romancing the rental market’ whilst being ‘wed’ to houses gaining in price. However, HMRC data shows that the number of buy-to-let landlords with multiple properties fell in 2017-18 to 157,000...