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User viewpoint: land register application form change

As mentioned in our recent blog post, we’re introducing changes to our land register application form. These changes are designed to streamline the application process, increase efficiency and reduce rejections. We’ve worked closely with our customers throughout the development of these enhancements, to ensure that the changes reflect how they use the form and deliver real improvement. Here we spoke with Louise Duguid, Paralegal Manager … Continue reading User viewpoint: land register application form change

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ScotLIS user stories: Turcan Connell

Following last month’s blog, we’re continuing to meet with our ScotLIS users to understand how they use the service and what benefits it brings to them and their organisations. Here we speak with Rona Macdonald, an Associate at Turcan Connell and head of the firm’s Land Registration Unit, who shares the solicitor’s experience of ScotLIS. How do you and your colleagues use ScotLIS? We use … Continue reading ScotLIS user stories: Turcan Connell

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Our updated land registration application form goes live

From 21 March, our new land registration application form (LRAF) will come into effect. As discussed in our previous blog post, the enhanced LRAF will streamline the application form and improve flexibility, helping to reduce the likelihood of rejections and improve the user experience. With the live date upon us, here we’ll cover again what’s changing, as well as highlighting the usability improvements we’ve made. … Continue reading Our updated land registration application form goes live

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Message from the Keeper: February 2018

This will be my penultimate monthly blog as Keeper of the Registers of Scotland, and here I’ll share my usual updates across the business, as well as an introduction to our new keeper. Last month, the Registers of Scotland (Digital Registration, etc.) Regulations 2018 were signed by Keith Brown MSP, Cabinet Secretary for the Economy, Jobs and Fair Work. These new statutory regulations will form … Continue reading Message from the Keeper: February 2018

Meet the team: Development Plan Approval

Development Plan Approval (DPA) is one of the key products we provide to the Scottish land and property sector. It provides certainty to property developers, legal professionals, and their customers and clients that ownership and rights for new developments can be registered quickly. Here we get to know one of the people behind the DPA process, as we speak to Stuart Pardue, who plays a … Continue reading Meet the team: Development Plan Approval

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Get a look inside our new Land Registration Application Form

As showcased in our blog post last month, we’re making several improvements to our land register application form. These changes are based on customer feedback and engagement, and are specifically designed to reduce rejections and increase efficiency in this important process. Here we’ll delve deeper into these amendments, examine exactly what’s changing, and what benefits these updates will bring. We’ll also share details of the … Continue reading Get a look inside our new Land Registration Application Form