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Over the five years to 2017, the Conveyancing Services industry, while still experiencing the sting of the housing market collapse, has recovered substantially. Increases in the number of housing starts and existing home sales, coupled with overall growth in nonresidential construction, have sparked demand for industry services. However, rising home prices and fluctuating mortgage rates continue to threaten industry growth. Moving forward, continued growth in home prices, coupled with a projected increase in the 30-year conventional mortgage rate, will dampen industry growth...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Industry growth has been constrained in recent years by a consistent increase in the price of homes
  • The industry’s four largest players primarily engage in property and direct insurance activities
  • Revenue growth is expected to be relatively modest as the recovery of the housing market slows
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Conveyancing Services industry is highly labor intensive, as the majority of work involves employees conducting title searches, preparing documentation, liaising with clients and meeting with representatives of various parties. Moreover, there are no significant capital investments that an operator must make to be competitive, and industry-relevant capital expenditures are generally limited to software, data processing systems and personal computers. As a result, the typical industry operator is expected to spend just $0.03 on capital investments for every dollar spent on labor in 2017. Over the next five years, the industry will rely more heavily on capital as operators increasingly use computer software to complete jobs. How...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Conveyancing Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Conveyancing Services Industry are

  • Ensuring pricing policy is appropriate
  • Must comply with government regulations
  • Receiving the benefit of word of mouth recommendations
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Existing home sales and Value of private nonresidential construction in the Conveyancing Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Conveyancing Services Industry?

    This industry is composed of companies and legal practitioners that provide conveyancing services to individuals and corporate clients. Conveyancing, which is the process of transferring ownership of land or property from one person or entity to another, requires specialists to advise parties, prepare documentation and conduct the settlement process. Other industry offerings include arbitration services, expert witness services and assistance with intellectual property claims.

    Industry Products
  • Title, abstract and settlement services
  • Title search and other document filing services
  • Patent copyright and other intellectual property document services
  • Process services
  • Industry Activities
  • Real estate settlement services
  • Real estate title abstract services
  • Real estate title search services
  • Title search companies, real estate
  • Paralegal services
  • Patent agent services (i.e., patent filing and searching services)
  • Process server services
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Existing home sales
  • Value of private nonresidential construction
  • year conventional mortgage rate
  • Housing starts
  • House price index

  • Current Performance
  • Surging real estate activity
  • Industry landscape
  • Volatile participation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Housing market recovery
  • Rising demand from businesses
  • Growing industry participation
  • Table: Conveyancing Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Conveyancing Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Real Estate Sales & Brokerage
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Apartment & Condominium Construction
  • Commercial Building Construction
  • Home Builders
  • Industrial Building Construction
  • Municipal Building Construction

  • Products & Services
  • Title, abstract and settlement services
  • Title search and other document filing services
  • Other
  • Process services
  • Patent copyright and other intellectual property document services
  • Chart: Conveyancing Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Businesses
  • Individuals
  • Government and nonprofit organizations
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Conveyancing Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesRent and utilitiesPurchasesDepreciation and other expenses
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Conveyancing Services

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Conveyancing Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Fidelity National Financial Inc., First American Financial Corporation, Stewart Information Services Corporation,
  • Table: Fidelity National Financial Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: First American Financial Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Stewart Information Services Corporation - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Conveyancing Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Conveyancing Services Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Existing House Sales (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
  • The final stages in the transfer of property.
  • Conveyancing
  • The act or business of transferring land or property from one party to another.
  • Housing Starts
  • The number of new homes under construction.
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