Conveyancing process is easy and fast to deal with conveyancer

Douglas Duff can now offer all clients the benefits of specialist expertise across the full range of disciplines which now comprise the commercial property sector. Douglas & Co was formed in 1989 through a management buy-out by partners Roy Douglas and David Tillison of the Bedford office of Countrywide Surveyors Ltd's commercial division from Hambro Countrywide plc. Downer Duff was established in Central Milton Keynes in 1983. Senior partner Allen Duff, FRICS, was formerly Commercial Director of the Miiton Keynes Development Corporation.


For some years, both firms have been operating independently in a similar market place and have built up good working relationships with local, regional and nationally-based companies. With the complementary experiences of building a new city and serving a traditional market town, Douglas Duff will be able to advise clients on the opportunities and implications of regional plans to enhance the future prosperity of our region. David Tillison added: The increasing complexity of property transactions in our business. oriented profession demands significant levels of expertise in specialist areas. Commitment to new technology is enabling the Bedford and Milton Keynes offices to operate as an entity. Both firms had invested in computerised systems and communications said Allen Duff.

The impact of Transport 21 is an area to watch, not just for its creation of more transport routes but also because it will open up development land that may once have been inaccessible. The engine of Ireland’s success has been the construction industry and in particular the housing market, which remains robust despite a series of interest rate increases. An experienced conveyancer has the capacity to deal with the available mistakes that are in the property conveyancing process and they have the ability to make the process level go higher.

The two buildings of approximately 1,810 sq m (19,500 sq ft) and 2,135 sq m (23,000 sq) will be renamed Aston House and Benyan House and are being extensively refurbished as part of the transaction. Vodafone has taken a 10 year lease on each building, with a 3 month rent free period, at a rental of £15.50 per sq ft per annum.

Guy Bishop of CB Hillier Parker comments: The buildings were due to become vacant on 31 March 1999 and we successfully completed the re-letting on behalf of Hermes by that date. This is one of the most significant deals to have taken place in Newbury for some time. Hermes has now eliminated any void exposure. Colliers Erdman Lewis (CEL) has recruited Jemma Townend as senior surveyor in its Insolvency Department following substantial growth in the departments' client base, since it was formed a year ago.

Jemma joins CEL from GVA Grimley, where she worked for over four years in their Insolvency team. The CEL Insolvency department now acts for a number of foreign Banks in addition to UK Insolvency Practitioner and Banking clients. Since it's inception it has provided advice on a wide range of assets including Mersey House in Liverpool, 75,000 sq ft office building let to the MoD at £513,500 pa, which was sold on their behalf by the CEL Investment Department in November.