Practical Guide to Residential Conveyancing, A (Emerald Home Lawyer Guides) by Peter Wade: “A Practical Guide to Residential Conveyancing by Peter Wade is a comprehensive guide to the various processes underpinning the conveyancing of residential property. It is clear and concise and is ideal for anyone who wishes to buy or sell a property without the use of a solicitor or licensed conveyancer and it can be used by those who want a practical guide or by those who wish to learn more about the processes of conveyancing generally.” This book is excellent for those who wish to specialise in residential conveyancing and is a guide in full detail that will help students everywhere. It is also of an ideal size, and is a perfect size to fit in a book bag. The book details the process of conveyancing for private property. This book is a must have for conveyancers and property lawyers.
Property Law and Practice 2015/2016 (CLP Legal Practice Guides)by Anne Rodell and Clare Harris: According to amazon.com, “Property Law and Practice provides a detailed examination of the processes involved in freehold and leasehold property transactions, clearly addressing the issues that arise in both the residential and commercial fields. It deals with all the issues confronting the practitioner on a day-to-day basis to provide a complete overview of modern conveyancing practice. This edition has been updated with information on the Leasehold Property Enquiries Form, the designation of all Land Registry offices as proper offices, the proposed regulations to prevent landlords letting properties falling below specified energy efficiency thresholds and commercial rent arrears recovery. It also covers recent developments on chancel liability, flood risk, the Green Deal and changes of use permitted by the GPDO and recent case law on the cancellation of unilateral notices.” It is particularly helpful for conveyancing students as it is lengthy, highly detailed and has in depth explanations of the various aspects of property law.
Conveyancing Hardcover by George Lidderdale Gretton and Prof. Kenneth G. C. Reid: This edition of Gretton & Reid’s Conveyancing has been fully updated, revised and expanded into an all-embracing practical and professional handbook that no practitioner should ignore. Produced with the realities of practice in mind, this well-established guide is at once detailed and extensive in its material while remaining thoroughly approachable. This third edition takes into account the changes in feudal tenure. Readers found this book extremely helpful as the explanations are very helpful and well-explained. Another great feature is that it is also helpful for those practicing conveyancing in other countries. It is a very basic text that is helpful for students of all levels as the language is very simple and concise.
Conveyancing Searches and Enquiries by Russell Hewitson and Frances Silverman: This book is an updated edition that takes into account new developments since the previous edition was published in 1992, in particular the increased significance of environmental searches. “The Law Society has stipulated that the buyer’s solicitor must advise the client about potential liability for contaminated land; furthermore, the Land Registration Act 2002, due for implementation in 2003, will change land registration procedures in readiness for the introduction of e-conveyancing.” All these changes will have an impact upon the process of conducting searches and enquiries making “Conveyancing Searches and Enquiries” a useful tool for residential and commercial conveyancing solicitors. The book specialises on the kinds of searches and how to conduct them and so is helpful for property law students.
Conveyancing Quality Scheme by The Law Society: The synopsis for this book states that, “The Law Society Conveyancing Quality Scheme is the new quality standard for residential conveyancers. Accreditation under the scheme will provide assurance to lenders, insurers, consumers and clients. The scheme is supported by the Building Societies Association, the Association of British Insurers and the Council of Mortgage Lenders. The second edition of this popular toolkit has been fully updated to incorporate the changes brought in by outcomes-focused regulation. The toolkit contains an extensive range of template policies and documents, all of which are provided on the book’s accompanying free CD-ROM, enabling you to customise them as needed.”