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TM GROUP | 16 December 2021
Women in Residential Property network ends year on a high

The Women in Residential Property network (WIRP), which originated in 2017 as an informal lunch club has ended 2021 on a high; with Founder and Chair, Emma Vigus receiving an ‘Outstanding Achievement’ award at the Modern Law Conveyancing Awards, in recognition of her commitment to continuing to develop WIRP throughout lockdown.

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TM GROUP | 16 December 2021
tmgroup Welcomes New Era of Fully Digital AP1 Submission

tmgroup have welcomed the announcement of HM Land Registry’s plans for AP1 submission to go fully digital from November 2022. The announcement heralds a significant moment in industry history, as the first time the agency has made a digital channel mandatory.

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Video & Webinars
TM GROUP | 14 December 2021
tm:tv special: Are You Surviving or Thriving in ‘The New Normal’?

Put 18th January in the diary! tmgroup, mio and Conveyancing Data Services (CDS) will be kicking off 2022 with a tm:tv special to coincide with the launch of their newest research report – The New Normal.

WAtch Webinar
TM GROUP | 08 July 2021
tmgroup welcomes Dye & Durham acquisition

tmgroup are pleased to announce that they have today been wholly acquired – for £91.5M – by Dye & Durham, a leading provider of cloud-based software and technology solutions designed to improve efficiency and increase productivity for legal and business professionals.

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TM GROUP | 3 November 2021
AVRillo Conveyancing partner with mio to help estate agents complete more sales

mio are delighted to announce their latest data partner as AVRillo, the ESTAS UK Best National Conveyancing Winner to implement the mio API for smarter, more productive property conveyancing with fewer disruptions.

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TM GROUP | 2 November 2021
Property professionals placing promising emphasis on wellbeing initiatives

The early results of an industry-wide piece of research being carried out by tmgroup and mio have revealed that property professionals have made significant changes to their wellbeing offerings in the wake of the covid-19 outbreak.

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TM GROUP | 18 October 2021
tmgroup welcomes new Sales and Marketing Director

tmgroup have welcomed Matt Joy into his new role as Sales and Marketing Director at tmgroup. Previously Sales and Marketing Director at Conveyancing Data Services (CDS) - part of tmgroup since 2018 - Matt brings a wealth of industry experience to the role and will play a key part in enhancing the tmgroup and CDS services in unison in the months ahead.

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TM GROUP | 30 September 2021
tmgroup achieve company first with Top Employer accreditation

tmgroup are delighted to announce that they have been accredited as a UK Top Employer for 2021 with a ‘1 star’ rating.

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TM GROUP | 22 September 2021
Did the Northern Property Market REALLY need the Stamp Duty holiday?

As the Stamp Duty holiday comes to a close, Claire Elliott, Client Relationship Manager at tmgroup, asks “Did the Northern property market REALLY need the Stamp Duty holiday, or did it make a bigger difference in the South?”.

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Video & Webinars
TM GROUP | 16 September 2021
Are we just paying lip service to positive change in the property industry?

The impact of covid-19 has been felt across the world, but the full extent to which this has actually moved the dial on bringing much-needed change to the property transaction has yet to be seen. Representatives from Foot Anstey, Bold Legal Group, Lloyds Banking and more – come together to discuss the current state of the property market and if anything has truly changed for the better.

READ ARTICLE
TM GROUP | 07 September 2021
mio names Phil Natusch as new Managing Director

mio has appointed experienced property professional and former MD of ETSOS Phil Natusch as Managing Director of mio, as the sales progression platform continues its mission to significantly reduce property transaction times.

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TM GROUP|29 July 2021
tmgroup partner with DPS Software to make Conveyancers Lives Easier

Conveyancers can now complete property searches with tmconvey without leaving their DPS Software Case Management System.

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TM GROUP | 06 April 2021
What do our clients say?

Here are just some of the wonderful things our clients have said about us so far this year.

READ ARTICLE
Video & Webinars
TM GROUP | 11 May 2021
Planning data must be overhauled to enable better informed decisions

Planning may be top of everyone’s minds right now, but the data underpinning it is in desperate need of an overhaul, according to the panel of the latest tm:tv session “Understanding the value of planning data”:

READ ARTICLE
TM GROUP|24 April 2020
Landmark Commercial Product Changes

Landmark have advised that the following two commercial reports are being decommissioned:

READ ARTICLE
TM GROUP | 18 May 2021
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TM GROUP|05 May 2021
Q&A: Why does your client need a Highways Search?

Ransom strip causes headaches for property developers in Essex, amid 5 years of legal wrangling. Image source: Daily Mail | Copyright Cascade News

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TM GROUP|27 April 2021
tmgroup to help property professionals meet new Safe Harbour standard

tmgroup, the leading provider of property searches and data, will soon be able to support their clients in meeting HM Land Registry’s Digital ID Standard (Safe Harbour) – thanks to their partnership with Thirdfort, who have been working with HM Land Registry to raise the compliance level of their ID check.

READ ARTICLE
Video & Webinars
TM GROUP | 12 April 2021
Groundsure webinars - Transportation, HS2 and more

Find below the latest Groundsure webinars, including recording links, so you can watch at your convenience.

READ ARTICLE
Video & Webinars
TM GROUP | 30 March 2021
Innovation, integration and incremental gains key to speeding up property transactions

The latest tm:tv session on ‘Property Transactions and Data’ brought together a panel of experts from across the industry to discuss how data could be better utilised across the chain to make a real difference to the home buying and selling process, both now and in the future.

READ ARTICLE
Video & Webinars
TM GROUP | 29 March 2021
625,000 properties at risk of falling into the sea

Is your client planning to buy one? Do you know what the implications are for insurability or what really happens if their cliff-top garden collapses onto the promenade below?

READ ARTICLE
Joanna King - tmgroup|29 March 2021
1st April Stamp Duty Land Tax changes – no laughing matter

With all the publicity around the 'stamp duty holiday' extension and the debate around whether the tapered rates will only create a new cliff edge in Autumn, it might be possible to lose sight of another significant SDLT change coming into effect, as Joanna King, Product Manager at tmgroup explains.

READ ARTICLE
TM GROUP|24 March 2021
Real-time Portfolio dashboard offers greater visibility and control

Available as part of their Portfolio Service, tmgroup’s innovative Portfolio Manager gives legal property professionals the information they need at their fingertips – via a real-time dashboard – so they can keep their clients updated on progress, without having to worry about information being out of date, or wasting time chasing for updates

READ ARTICLE
TM GROUP|22 March 2021
April 2021 price changes: Water Authorities and Local Authorities

The Water Authorities and Local Authorities have advised of their annual round of price increases – taking effect on 1st April 2021.

READ ARTICLE
TM GROUP|17 March 2021
The 5 questions you NEED to ask to better understand the future of subsidence

Did you know subsidence is the most costly ground hazard in the UK? Around 64 million pounds of subsidence claims were made in the last year – and it’s only going to get worse as climate change wreaks havoc in the hotter and drier summers ahead, yet the full extent of the risk isn’t widely understood.

READ ARTICLE
Video & Webinars
TM GROUP | 08 March 2021
3 changes the property industry need to make TODAY to prepare for a more sustainable future

As part of a tm:tv series on climate change, in partnership with Terrafirma, the ‘Mining our way to a greener future’ episode brought together an expert panel to discuss how the property industry need to start making changes today, to prepare for the sustainability challenges of tomorrow.

READ ARTICLE
TM GROUP|24 February 2021
More and more lenders accepting Search Delay Insurance

Barclays Bank, Halifax, Lloyds Bank, Nationwide, The Royal Bank of Scotland, Yorkshire Building Society, and Skipton Building Society are just a handful of an increasing number of lenders now accepting Search Delay Insurance – according to the UK Finance Mortgage Lenders’ Handbook for Conveyancers, as of 22nd February 2021.

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Research
TM GROUP | 22 February 2021
Residential property professionals more concerned about Stamp Duty than COVID-19

Residential conveyancers and estate agents both anticipate the Stamp Duty holiday extension verdict to have a significantly greater impact on their role in 2021 than either the COVID-19 vaccination programme or Brexit – according to the findings of the ‘Thriving in a Pandemic’ report published by tmgroup and mio earlier this month.

READ ARTICLE
Research
TM GROUP | 15 February 2021
Property professionals struggling behind the scenes of a buoyant market

The findings of the new ‘Thriving in a Pandemic’ report, recently published by tmgroup and mio, have highlighted that the market has not been able to cope with the sheer volume of transactions brought on by the post-lockdown and Stamp Duty holiday surge.

READ ARTICLE
TM GROUP|02 February 2021
Did you see the Stamp Duty debate?

Just in case you missed the Stamp Duty debate yesterday, here’s a quick round up of some of the key contributions

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TM GROUP | 21 January 2021
Case study: Integration success creates significant time savings for Wolferstans Solicitors

Thanks to an integration supported by tmgroup, a leading property data and technology provider with over 20 years’ experience, Plymouth-based law firm, Wolferstans Solicitors, has benefitted from significant time savings, as Arash Dinari, Head of Commercial Property – Wolferstans Solicitors comments:

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Research
TM GROUP | 09 February 2021
Cross-industry survey reveals digital and remote working welcomed by property professionals

A survey of over 600 property professionals has revealed that more acceptance of digital and remote working has been welcomed by the industry and recognised as an outstanding positive of the COVID-19 outbreak.

READ ARTICLE
TM GROUP|03 February 2021
Women in Residential Property meeting reports optimistic outlook for 2021

As the first Women in Residential Property meeting of 2021 took place, the mood was undoubtedly optimistic as the expert panel – representing many of the key industries involved in residential property transactions – discussed how their businesses were faring.

READ ARTICLE
TM GROUP | 20 May 2021
Property Searches Scotland - Christmas Opening Hours

The Christmas opening hours for Property Searches Scotland, based in Glasgow, are as follows:

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TM GROUP|04 January 2021
Change will continue to be the beating heart of the property market across 2021

With 2020 firmly behind us, Joe Pepper, CEO at tmgroup, comments on what might lie in store for the property market as 2021 begins to take shape in the face of economic uncertainty

READ ARTICLE
PSS|09 December 2020
Refresher: Don’t forget about these great PSS benefits

We would like to take this opportunity to remind you of some of the other benefits provided to customers of Property Searches Scotland.

READ ARTICLE
PSS | 09 December 2020
Top tips! Are you making the most of the useful features on PSS Convey?

We continue to receive positive feedback from users of our online ordering platform who appreciate the functionality and ease of use of this platform. The website enables users to create and manage cases, instruct searches, track the progress of these instructions and access all completed searches. The platform includes an archiving facility that stores all completed reports for up to 12 months.

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PSS|09 December 2020
Introducing… Our Plans Department

A relatively new function within Property Searches Scotland – some would say one of our best kept secrets – is our Plans department.

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PSS | 09 December 2020
Titles Department pull out all the stops to support October rush

A key element of our award-winning service is a willingness on the part of all members of the Property Searches Scotland team to do whatever it takes to ensure that customer requirements are fully satisfied.

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PSS | 09 December 2020
That’s a wrap! What a year for the Scottish Property Market!

Here, Michael Tolland, Commercial Director- Scotland, reflects on the highs and lows of 2020 and what’s on the horizon for 2021

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TM GROUP|01 December 2020
Ancillary Searches - Price Increase 4th January 2021

We have been working hard in the background to ensure ancillary searches remain available for your transactions into the new year and beyond. To enable us to maintain this service our partners in the supply chain will be applying a small price increase of £5 plus VAT, effective 4th January 2021 to each of the searches listed below.

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Research
TM GROUP | 30 November 2020
Share your thoughts on 2020 for your chance to win Harry Potter studio tickets

tmgroup, the leading independent provider of property searches and data, alongside sales progression tool mio, part of the tmgroup family, are excited to invite property professionals to share their thoughts on the successes and challenges of 2020, and what may lie ahead for 2021.

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TM GROUP|25 November 2020
Is the high street really dying?

On 4th November 2020, the Women in Residential Property network met for yet another engaging industry discussion; this time, about the future of the high street.

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TM GROUP|24 November 2020
Terrafirma price changes – Coming 1st January 2021

Terrafirma are making price changes to their CON29M, Ground Report and Coal Extra report – effective from 1st January 2021.

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TM GROUP|17 March 2020
tmgroup COVID-19 Update

tmgroup have built established relationships with all of our partners and suppliers over our 20 year history and we are proactively working with them all to understand and mitigate loss of services that may happen if processes change.

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PSS | 12 November 2020
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TM GROUP | 02 November 2020
Paper-based processes making residential property easy target for money launderers

In a recent tm:tv session, tmgroup’s CEO Joe Pepper explored how and why the residential property market continues to be a money laundering target.

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TM GROUP|27 October 2020
When did you last order an Argyll Site Solutions Highways Report?

Designed for residential and commercial conveyancing transactions – up to 15 hectares – the Argyll Site Solutions Highways Report is available to order on tmconvey.

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TM GROUP|26 October 2020
New Coal reports – from Landmark

Landmark will be launching two new coal reports on 30th October.

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TM GROUP|22 October 2020
We will get there... Interview with Kate Faulkner

Emma Vigus, Managing Director of mio in conversation with Kate Faulkner, Chair of the Home Buying and Selling Group (HBSG).

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Training
TM GROUP | 19 October 2020
10 ways you can improve your resilience – for the benefit of you and your team

At a recent Women in Residential Property (WiRP) session, women from across the property industry met to talk about resilience and the steps we can all take to improve our mental health in these unprecedented times.

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TM GROUP | 07 October 2020
Delivering outstanding customer service in a global pandemic

tmgroup CEO Joe Pepper looks back at what it really took to deliver outstanding customer service in the middle of a global pandemic.

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TM GROUP | 05 October 2020
tmgroup celebrates continued commitment to customers throughout pandemic

tmgroup, the leading provider of property searches and data, are proud to be celebrating National Customer Service Week (5th-9th October 2020)

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Video & Webinars
TM GROUP | 01 October 2020
Senior property professionals must do more to support diversity

The tm:tv panel representing estate agents, surveyors and conveyancers shared their experiences of how the industry is failing to offer opportunities to ethnic minorities, as well as those identifying as disabled or members of the LBGTQ+ community

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Video & Webinars
TM GROUP | 01 October 2020
Buyers and Sellers have a role to play in speeding up transactions

According to the latest tm:tv panel debate ‘Is the property market faking it?’, buyers and sellers could help reduce the pressure by taking proactive steps to manage their transaction

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TM GROUP|28 September 2020
LANDMARK UPDATE: Re-launched SiteSolutions Combined and Price Changes

On 1st October, Landmark are re-launching their SiteSolutions Combined report, as well as making some price changes to their commercial reports.

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TM GROUP|14 September 2020
Revolutionary AML app makes remote onboarding quick and easy for conveyancers

tmgroup, the leading provider of property searches and data, has announced its new partnership with Thirdfort to offer conveyancers the latest in risk mitigation technology.

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TM GROUP|01 September 2020
Terrafirma Ground Report Enhancement

This brand new set of reports provided by the experts at Groundsure and Mining Searches UK, cover in-depth and vast datasets across key areas of ground risk.

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TM GROUP|01 September 2020
Groundsure GeoRisk reports

This brand new set of reports provided by the experts at Groundsure and Mining Searches UK, cover in-depth and vast datasets across key areas of ground risk.

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TM GROUP|24 August 2020
Is Report on Title the most time-consuming document for you in the conveyancing process?

tmgroup are excited to announce the launch of e-ROT, a Lexsure product that enables conveyancers to produce a Report on Title in a fraction of the time it normally takes.

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TM GROUP|22 June 2020
CLS Insurance Policy Updates

Upcoming enhancements to CLS Search Insurance (Auction) policy which will come into effect on 29th June 2020.

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TM GROUP|19 June 2020
Spotlight on - Portfolio Service

Our Portfolio Service provides clients with a way of efficiently managing search orders for multiple properties within a transaction. We can handle anything from 1 to 100 or 10, 000 properties – or more!

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Video & Webinars
TM GROUP | 24 April 2020
tm:tv – your property channel

Our property channel tm:tv shares useful and informative content for both legal and estate agency sector. Make sure to follow tm:tv to keep up to date with all the new sessions we are adding all the time!

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TM GROUP|17 March 2020
Groundsure Combined Con29M

From Monday 16th March 2020 Groundsure will be including the data from the Mining Interpretive follow-on report into the CON29M original order if these risks are identified, giving you everything you need from the start and mitigating the need to order a separate, second report.

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TM GROUP|17 March 2020
Reminder: Changes to Wyre Forest District Council Local Authority Searches : March 2020

Wyre Forest District Council’s Land Charges Team hope to be implementing new software in March 2020, which will result in some changes to the information provided on our Local Authority Searches.

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TM GROUP|13 March 2020
April 2020 price changes: Water Authorities, Coal Authorities and Local Authorities

The Water Authorities and Local Authorities have advised of their annual round of price increases – taking effect in April 2020. These changes will be automatically implemented on the tmconvey platform, and will be reflected in any new orders as the changes take effect.

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TM GROUP|06 March 2020
tmgroup responds to calls for improved customer experience in property transactions with a new Consumer Portal

Launched in February 2020, the latest addition to the tmgroup suite of services is the new Consumer Portal.

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TM GROUP | 27 November 2019
Searches Update

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TM GROUP | 23 September 2019
On the horizon

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TM GROUP | 23 September 2019
tmconvey updates

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TM GROUP | 30 November 2015
We've rebranded

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TM GROUP | 06 November 2013
Groundwater Flooding

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TM GROUP | 16 December 2021
Women in Residential Property network ends year on a high

The Women in Residential Property network (WIRP), which originated in 2017 as an informal lunch club has ended 2021 on a high; with Founder and Chair, Emma Vigus receiving an ‘Outstanding Achievement’ award at the Modern Law Conveyancing Awards, in recognition of her commitment to continuing to develop WIRP throughout lockdown.

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TM GROUP | 16 December 2021
tmgroup Welcomes New Era of Fully Digital AP1 Submission

tmgroup have welcomed the announcement of HM Land Registry’s plans for AP1 submission to go fully digital from November 2022. The announcement heralds a significant moment in industry history, as the first time the agency has made a digital channel mandatory.

READ BLOG

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Video & Webinars
TM GROUP | 14 December 2021
tm:tv special: Are You Surviving or Thriving in ‘The New Normal’?

Put 18th January in the diary! tmgroup, mio and Conveyancing Data Services (CDS) will be kicking off 2022 with a tm:tv special to coincide with the launch of their newest research report – The New Normal.

WAtch Webinar

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TM GROUP | 08 July 2021
tmgroup welcomes Dye & Durham acquisition

tmgroup are pleased to announce that they have today been wholly acquired – for £91.5M – by Dye & Durham, a leading provider of cloud-based software and technology solutions designed to improve efficiency and increase productivity for legal and business professionals.

READ BLOG

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TM GROUP | 3 November 2021
AVRillo Conveyancing partner with mio to help estate agents complete more sales

mio are delighted to announce their latest data partner as AVRillo, the ESTAS UK Best National Conveyancing Winner to implement the mio API for smarter, more productive property conveyancing with fewer disruptions.

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TM GROUP | 2 November 2021
Property professionals placing promising emphasis on wellbeing initiatives

The early results of an industry-wide piece of research being carried out by tmgroup and mio have revealed that property professionals have made significant changes to their wellbeing offerings in the wake of the covid-19 outbreak.

READ BLOG

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TM GROUP | 18 October 2021
tmgroup welcomes new Sales and Marketing Director

tmgroup have welcomed Matt Joy into his new role as Sales and Marketing Director at tmgroup. Previously Sales and Marketing Director at Conveyancing Data Services (CDS) - part of tmgroup since 2018 - Matt brings a wealth of industry experience to the role and will play a key part in enhancing the tmgroup and CDS services in unison in the months ahead.

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TM GROUP | 30 September 2021
tmgroup achieve company first with Top Employer accreditation

tmgroup are delighted to announce that they have been accredited as a UK Top Employer for 2021 with a ‘1 star’ rating.

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TM GROUP | 22 September 2021
Did the Northern Property Market REALLY need the Stamp Duty holiday?

As the Stamp Duty holiday comes to a close, Claire Elliott, Client Relationship Manager at tmgroup, asks “Did the Northern property market REALLY need the Stamp Duty holiday, or did it make a bigger difference in the South?”.

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Video & Webinars
TM GROUP | 16 September 2021
Are we just paying lip service to positive change in the property industry?

The impact of covid-19 has been felt across the world, but the full extent to which this has actually moved the dial on bringing much-needed change to the property transaction has yet to be seen. Representatives from Foot Anstey, Bold Legal Group, Lloyds Banking and more – come together to discuss the current state of the property market and if anything has truly changed for the better.

READ ARTICLE

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TM GROUP | 07 September 2021
mio names Phil Natusch as new Managing Director

mio has appointed experienced property professional and former MD of ETSOS Phil Natusch as Managing Director of mio, as the sales progression platform continues its mission to significantly reduce property transaction times.

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TM GROUP|29 July 2021
tmgroup partner with DPS Software to make Conveyancers Lives Easier

Conveyancers can now complete property searches with tmconvey without leaving their DPS Software Case Management System.

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TM GROUP | 06 April 2021
What do our clients say?

Here are just some of the wonderful things our clients have said about us so far this year.

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Video & Webinars
TM GROUP | 11 May 2021
Planning data must be overhauled to enable better informed decisions

Planning may be top of everyone’s minds right now, but the data underpinning it is in desperate need of an overhaul, according to the panel of the latest tm:tv session “Understanding the value of planning data”:

READ ARTICLE

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TM GROUP|24 April 2020
Landmark Commercial Product Changes

Landmark have advised that the following two commercial reports are being decommissioned:

READ ARTICLE

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TM GROUP | 18 May 2021
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VIEW EVENT

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TM GROUP|05 May 2021
Q&A: Why does your client need a Highways Search?

Ransom strip causes headaches for property developers in Essex, amid 5 years of legal wrangling. Image source: Daily Mail | Copyright Cascade News

READ ARTICLE

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TM GROUP|27 April 2021
tmgroup to help property professionals meet new Safe Harbour standard

tmgroup, the leading provider of property searches and data, will soon be able to support their clients in meeting HM Land Registry’s Digital ID Standard (Safe Harbour) – thanks to their partnership with Thirdfort, who have been working with HM Land Registry to raise the compliance level of their ID check.

READ ARTICLE

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Video & Webinars
TM GROUP | 12 April 2021
Groundsure webinars - Transportation, HS2 and more

Find below the latest Groundsure webinars, including recording links, so you can watch at your convenience.

READ ARTICLE

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Video & Webinars
TM GROUP | 30 March 2021
Innovation, integration and incremental gains key to speeding up property transactions

The latest tm:tv session on ‘Property Transactions and Data’ brought together a panel of experts from across the industry to discuss how data could be better utilised across the chain to make a real difference to the home buying and selling process, both now and in the future.

READ ARTICLE

Sorry, no posts could be found.

Video & Webinars
TM GROUP | 29 March 2021
625,000 properties at risk of falling into the sea

Is your client planning to buy one? Do you know what the implications are for insurability or what really happens if their cliff-top garden collapses onto the promenade below?

READ ARTICLE

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Joanna King - tmgroup|29 March 2021
1st April Stamp Duty Land Tax changes – no laughing matter

With all the publicity around the 'stamp duty holiday' extension and the debate around whether the tapered rates will only create a new cliff edge in Autumn, it might be possible to lose sight of another significant SDLT change coming into effect, as Joanna King, Product Manager at tmgroup explains.

READ ARTICLE

Sorry, no posts could be found.

TM GROUP|24 March 2021
Real-time Portfolio dashboard offers greater visibility and control

Available as part of their Portfolio Service, tmgroup’s innovative Portfolio Manager gives legal property professionals the information they need at their fingertips – via a real-time dashboard – so they can keep their clients updated on progress, without having to worry about information being out of date, or wasting time chasing for updates

READ ARTICLE

Sorry, no posts could be found.

TM GROUP|22 March 2021
April 2021 price changes: Water Authorities and Local Authorities

The Water Authorities and Local Authorities have advised of their annual round of price increases – taking effect on 1st April 2021.

READ ARTICLE

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TM GROUP|17 March 2021
The 5 questions you NEED to ask to better understand the future of subsidence

Did you know subsidence is the most costly ground hazard in the UK? Around 64 million pounds of subsidence claims were made in the last year – and it’s only going to get worse as climate change wreaks havoc in the hotter and drier summers ahead, yet the full extent of the risk isn’t widely understood.

READ ARTICLE

Sorry, no posts could be found.

Video & Webinars
TM GROUP | 08 March 2021
3 changes the property industry need to make TODAY to prepare for a more sustainable future

As part of a tm:tv series on climate change, in partnership with Terrafirma, the ‘Mining our way to a greener future’ episode brought together an expert panel to discuss how the property industry need to start making changes today, to prepare for the sustainability challenges of tomorrow.

READ ARTICLE

Sorry, no posts could be found.

TM GROUP|24 February 2021
More and more lenders accepting Search Delay Insurance

Barclays Bank, Halifax, Lloyds Bank, Nationwide, The Royal Bank of Scotland, Yorkshire Building Society, and Skipton Building Society are just a handful of an increasing number of lenders now accepting Search Delay Insurance – according to the UK Finance Mortgage Lenders’ Handbook for Conveyancers, as of 22nd February 2021.

READ ARTICLE

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Research
TM GROUP | 22 February 2021
Residential property professionals more concerned about Stamp Duty than COVID-19

Residential conveyancers and estate agents both anticipate the Stamp Duty holiday extension verdict to have a significantly greater impact on their role in 2021 than either the COVID-19 vaccination programme or Brexit – according to the findings of the ‘Thriving in a Pandemic’ report published by tmgroup and mio earlier this month.

READ ARTICLE

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Research
TM GROUP | 15 February 2021
Property professionals struggling behind the scenes of a buoyant market

The findings of the new ‘Thriving in a Pandemic’ report, recently published by tmgroup and mio, have highlighted that the market has not been able to cope with the sheer volume of transactions brought on by the post-lockdown and Stamp Duty holiday surge.

READ ARTICLE

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TM GROUP|02 February 2021
Did you see the Stamp Duty debate?

Just in case you missed the Stamp Duty debate yesterday, here’s a quick round up of some of the key contributions

READ ARTICLE

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TM GROUP | 21 January 2021
Case study: Integration success creates significant time savings for Wolferstans Solicitors

Thanks to an integration supported by tmgroup, a leading property data and technology provider with over 20 years’ experience, Plymouth-based law firm, Wolferstans Solicitors, has benefitted from significant time savings, as Arash Dinari, Head of Commercial Property – Wolferstans Solicitors comments:

READ ARTICLE

Sorry, no posts could be found.

Research
TM GROUP | 09 February 2021
Cross-industry survey reveals digital and remote working welcomed by property professionals

A survey of over 600 property professionals has revealed that more acceptance of digital and remote working has been welcomed by the industry and recognised as an outstanding positive of the COVID-19 outbreak.

READ ARTICLE

Sorry, no posts could be found.

TM GROUP|03 February 2021
Women in Residential Property meeting reports optimistic outlook for 2021

As the first Women in Residential Property meeting of 2021 took place, the mood was undoubtedly optimistic as the expert panel – representing many of the key industries involved in residential property transactions – discussed how their businesses were faring.

READ ARTICLE

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TM GROUP | 20 May 2021
Property Searches Scotland - Christmas Opening Hours

The Christmas opening hours for Property Searches Scotland, based in Glasgow, are as follows:

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TM GROUP|04 January 2021
Change will continue to be the beating heart of the property market across 2021

With 2020 firmly behind us, Joe Pepper, CEO at tmgroup, comments on what might lie in store for the property market as 2021 begins to take shape in the face of economic uncertainty

READ ARTICLE

Sorry, no posts could be found.

PSS|09 December 2020
Refresher: Don’t forget about these great PSS benefits

We would like to take this opportunity to remind you of some of the other benefits provided to customers of Property Searches Scotland.

READ ARTICLE

Sorry, no posts could be found.

PSS | 09 December 2020
Top tips! Are you making the most of the useful features on PSS Convey?

We continue to receive positive feedback from users of our online ordering platform who appreciate the functionality and ease of use of this platform. The website enables users to create and manage cases, instruct searches, track the progress of these instructions and access all completed searches. The platform includes an archiving facility that stores all completed reports for up to 12 months.

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PSS|09 December 2020
Introducing… Our Plans Department

A relatively new function within Property Searches Scotland – some would say one of our best kept secrets – is our Plans department.

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PSS | 09 December 2020
Titles Department pull out all the stops to support October rush

A key element of our award-winning service is a willingness on the part of all members of the Property Searches Scotland team to do whatever it takes to ensure that customer requirements are fully satisfied.

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PSS | 09 December 2020
That’s a wrap! What a year for the Scottish Property Market!

Here, Michael Tolland, Commercial Director- Scotland, reflects on the highs and lows of 2020 and what’s on the horizon for 2021

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TM GROUP|01 December 2020
Ancillary Searches - Price Increase 4th January 2021

We have been working hard in the background to ensure ancillary searches remain available for your transactions into the new year and beyond. To enable us to maintain this service our partners in the supply chain will be applying a small price increase of £5 plus VAT, effective 4th January 2021 to each of the searches listed below.

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Research
TM GROUP | 30 November 2020
Share your thoughts on 2020 for your chance to win Harry Potter studio tickets

tmgroup, the leading independent provider of property searches and data, alongside sales progression tool mio, part of the tmgroup family, are excited to invite property professionals to share their thoughts on the successes and challenges of 2020, and what may lie ahead for 2021.

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TM GROUP|25 November 2020
Is the high street really dying?

On 4th November 2020, the Women in Residential Property network met for yet another engaging industry discussion; this time, about the future of the high street.

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TM GROUP|24 November 2020
Terrafirma price changes – Coming 1st January 2021

Terrafirma are making price changes to their CON29M, Ground Report and Coal Extra report – effective from 1st January 2021.

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TM GROUP|17 March 2020
tmgroup COVID-19 Update

tmgroup have built established relationships with all of our partners and suppliers over our 20 year history and we are proactively working with them all to understand and mitigate loss of services that may happen if processes change.

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PSS | 12 November 2020
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Video & Webinars
TM GROUP | 02 November 2020
Paper-based processes making residential property easy target for money launderers

In a recent tm:tv session, tmgroup’s CEO Joe Pepper explored how and why the residential property market continues to be a money laundering target.

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TM GROUP|27 October 2020
When did you last order an Argyll Site Solutions Highways Report?

Designed for residential and commercial conveyancing transactions – up to 15 hectares – the Argyll Site Solutions Highways Report is available to order on tmconvey.

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TM GROUP|26 October 2020
New Coal reports – from Landmark

Landmark will be launching two new coal reports on 30th October.

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TM GROUP|22 October 2020
We will get there... Interview with Kate Faulkner

Emma Vigus, Managing Director of mio in conversation with Kate Faulkner, Chair of the Home Buying and Selling Group (HBSG).

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Training
TM GROUP | 19 October 2020
10 ways you can improve your resilience – for the benefit of you and your team

At a recent Women in Residential Property (WiRP) session, women from across the property industry met to talk about resilience and the steps we can all take to improve our mental health in these unprecedented times.

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TM GROUP | 07 October 2020
Delivering outstanding customer service in a global pandemic

tmgroup CEO Joe Pepper looks back at what it really took to deliver outstanding customer service in the middle of a global pandemic.

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TM GROUP | 05 October 2020
tmgroup celebrates continued commitment to customers throughout pandemic

tmgroup, the leading provider of property searches and data, are proud to be celebrating National Customer Service Week (5th-9th October 2020)

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Video & Webinars
TM GROUP | 01 October 2020
Senior property professionals must do more to support diversity

The tm:tv panel representing estate agents, surveyors and conveyancers shared their experiences of how the industry is failing to offer opportunities to ethnic minorities, as well as those identifying as disabled or members of the LBGTQ+ community

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Video & Webinars
TM GROUP | 01 October 2020
Buyers and Sellers have a role to play in speeding up transactions

According to the latest tm:tv panel debate ‘Is the property market faking it?’, buyers and sellers could help reduce the pressure by taking proactive steps to manage their transaction

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TM GROUP|28 September 2020
LANDMARK UPDATE: Re-launched SiteSolutions Combined and Price Changes

On 1st October, Landmark are re-launching their SiteSolutions Combined report, as well as making some price changes to their commercial reports.

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TM GROUP|14 September 2020
Revolutionary AML app makes remote onboarding quick and easy for conveyancers

tmgroup, the leading provider of property searches and data, has announced its new partnership with Thirdfort to offer conveyancers the latest in risk mitigation technology.

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TM GROUP|01 September 2020
Terrafirma Ground Report Enhancement

This brand new set of reports provided by the experts at Groundsure and Mining Searches UK, cover in-depth and vast datasets across key areas of ground risk.

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TM GROUP|01 September 2020
Groundsure GeoRisk reports

This brand new set of reports provided by the experts at Groundsure and Mining Searches UK, cover in-depth and vast datasets across key areas of ground risk.

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TM GROUP|24 August 2020
Is Report on Title the most time-consuming document for you in the conveyancing process?

tmgroup are excited to announce the launch of e-ROT, a Lexsure product that enables conveyancers to produce a Report on Title in a fraction of the time it normally takes.

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TM GROUP|22 June 2020
CLS Insurance Policy Updates

Upcoming enhancements to CLS Search Insurance (Auction) policy which will come into effect on 29th June 2020.

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TM GROUP|19 June 2020
Spotlight on - Portfolio Service

Our Portfolio Service provides clients with a way of efficiently managing search orders for multiple properties within a transaction. We can handle anything from 1 to 100 or 10, 000 properties – or more!

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Video & Webinars
TM GROUP | 24 April 2020
tm:tv – your property channel

Our property channel tm:tv shares useful and informative content for both legal and estate agency sector. Make sure to follow tm:tv to keep up to date with all the new sessions we are adding all the time!

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TM GROUP|17 March 2020
Groundsure Combined Con29M

From Monday 16th March 2020 Groundsure will be including the data from the Mining Interpretive follow-on report into the CON29M original order if these risks are identified, giving you everything you need from the start and mitigating the need to order a separate, second report.

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TM GROUP|17 March 2020
Reminder: Changes to Wyre Forest District Council Local Authority Searches : March 2020

Wyre Forest District Council’s Land Charges Team hope to be implementing new software in March 2020, which will result in some changes to the information provided on our Local Authority Searches.

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TM GROUP|13 March 2020
April 2020 price changes: Water Authorities, Coal Authorities and Local Authorities

The Water Authorities and Local Authorities have advised of their annual round of price increases – taking effect in April 2020. These changes will be automatically implemented on the tmconvey platform, and will be reflected in any new orders as the changes take effect.

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TM GROUP|06 March 2020
tmgroup responds to calls for improved customer experience in property transactions with a new Consumer Portal

Launched in February 2020, the latest addition to the tmgroup suite of services is the new Consumer Portal.

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TM GROUP | 27 November 2019
Searches Update

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