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We’re changing the way we categorise Shared Plots

What are we doing? From the 21 January 2019, the types of land we include in shared plot title sheets will change. Currently, we treat all areas of land owned in common as shared plots (subject to exceptions for transitional applications, and areas which fall within tenement steadings). Following the roll-out of our new approach, areas which are essential to the use of the primary … Continue reading We’re changing the way we categorise Shared Plots

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Message from the Keeper: September 2018

Blog post by Jennifer Henderson. The close of this month marks six months for me as Keeper of the Registers of Scotland. I’ve learned so much during this time, and I’m excited that during September I’ve had the opportunity to meet with even more stakeholders, which I’ll discuss in more detail below. In one of the main stories of this month, our monthly House Price … Continue reading Message from the Keeper: September 2018

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User stories | The Knowledge Base by Rebecca MacLeod, Anderson Strathern

Our latest user story blog post is by Rebecca MacLeod, Solicitor at Anderson Strathern. In this blog, Rebecca talks about the functions and guidance within our Knowledge Base.  The Knowledge Base went live in mid-2017. In the beginning, the cupboard was rather bare; now it is replete and well worth repeated visits. I have been looking through it recently, partly with a number of general questions in mind. They … Continue reading User stories | The Knowledge Base by Rebecca MacLeod, Anderson Strathern

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ScotLIS user stories: Shepherd and Wedderburn

As part of our series of blogs sharing our customers’ experiences of ScotLIS, we spoke to Emma De Sailly from Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP. She is a Rural Property and Business Solicitor at the firm, and has recently made the switch from Registers Direct to ScotLIS. Here she shares her experience of the new service, and why she agrees it’s the platform of choice for … Continue reading ScotLIS user stories: Shepherd and Wedderburn

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DPA: Delivering an effective deeds checking service

Development Plan Approval is one of our most important services at RoS. Over 230 developers have used DPA to check their development plans against registered titles, to rule out any extent issues. But that’s not the only benefit of DPA – did you know it also features a deed checking service? A complete registration service As part of DPA, RoS examines draft deed styles to … Continue reading DPA: Delivering an effective deeds checking service

Product updates: Digital Discharge Service

Since launching earlier this year, the Digital Discharge Service (DDS) has been positively received by all those involved in the standard security discharge process. As part of our commitment to deliver new digital services that meet the needs of our customers, we’ve been listening to user feedback on DDS, and this week published an updated release of the service. Improved usability and flexibility This release … Continue reading Product updates: Digital Discharge Service