We have been working to ensure the security of our digital mortgage service by enabling the use of GOV.UK Verify, the government identity assurance service.
John, our User Researcher, shares some of the work we’ve been doing to make sure the process of completing a mortgage is easy and stress-free as possible.
A big thank you to the conveyancer customers and their software providers for coming along to our Digital Mortgage event on 20 October.
Our Digital Mortgage service is being built with feedback from Lenders and their Conveyancer agents. The service will support an easy, quick and secure online mortgage experience for homeowners. We plan to launch our public beta in March 2016.
Laura’s a designer in one of our Agile teams. She looks at some of the things you might not know about working in our Digital, Data and Technology Directorate in Plymouth.
What makes a person like me take on a new role that’s so far outside their comfort zone? Firstly there’s the new technology – using MacBooks and whole new systems to learn and navigate around. Then there’s the Agile way of working with scrums and sprints, and trying to understand the language of user experience and…
As part of the plan for our new digital land registration services, we’re looking to see how we can register digital applications online. To help us understand what users need, we’re looking to carry out research across a number of sectors including lenders, solicitors and conveyancers, and homeowners. Are you a homeowner? We’re keen to…
This Sunday we’ll be making a number of software updates to our Business e-services as part of our ongoing aim to provide straightforward and convenient digital services.
Whenever any part of government builds a new digital service, it works with the Government Digital Service (GDS) to ensure the service meets government Digital Service Standards. We have been working with GDS to develop the new Find Property Information service and recently took part in a GDS workshop.
Reza-Jamison writes about the work he’s been doing on his apprenticeship and shares some of his top tips for applying for an apprentice job.
Elliott talks about his apprenticeship and the placements he has had within IT Operations, who maintain availability and performance of our services.
Part 3 of our 4 part behind the scenes look at a day in the life of a caseworker. In this blog, we get our first look of some of the considerations a caseworker makes when processing applications.
Rob Viant talks about what digital services we’ll have in place to ensure the integrity of the register, and how Property Alert can help you protect your home.
When customers ask us for title deeds, they’re frequently disappointed to find out that we don’t have the originals! So what are they, where are they kept and do you need them?
Land Registry has today (31 March 2014), released details of the first properties registered under the Land Registry Act 1862. Anyone researching a family tree or tracing the history of a property can view or download almost 2,000 records free of charge from Land Registry’s website.
On Monday 17 March our new Fee Order will come into force. We will be introducing: a flat fee for all ‘inspection of documents’ and ‘official copy of document’ (OC2) applications a reduction in the number of fee bands for scale 1 registrations a reduction in the fee for scale 1 registrations of properties priced…
In the fourth of a series on the anniversary of the Land Registration Act 2002, a Land Registry lawyer considers developments in relation to charges and priorities. Background to changes to the registration of charges in the Land Registration Act 2002 The main intended changes to the law relating to charges of registered land were…
We get lots of enquiries as to the process or background of various functions of Land Registry, so Adam (Customer Service Representative at Land Registry) has volunteered to shed a little light on the subject of title deeds: Historically, title deeds were a series of documents showing how a property had changed hands over time…