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TPO warns agents over email scam

Tuesday 19 September 2017

The Property Ombudsman (TPO) has issued a warning to all agents to act with caution as fraudulent ‘buyers’ target agents with the latest computer virus scam.

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Cleaner vehicle checker

Monday 18 September 2017

The Greater London Authority's Cleaner Vehicle Checker, a new scheme which will identify the most polluting vehicles, will be launching next month.

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Return of the closing date culture

Friday 15 September 2017

Closing dates have made a return to the middle segment of the Scottish housing market, according to Scotland’s leading independent property consultancy, Galbraith.

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A members view: the need to reform stamp duty

Wednesday 13 September 2017

As Chancellor Phillip Hammond continues to face increasing pressure to reform stamp duty, John Elliott, Managing Director of Millwood Designer Homes emphasizes his views on the impact of the tax regime on the property market.

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Lack of land blamed for lack of housing

Monday 11 September 2017

A squeeze on funding and lack of availability for smaller housebuilders is aggravating Britain's housing shortage, an industry survey suggests.

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Top tips to make sure your house offer is accepted

Friday 08 September 2017

PRESS RELEASE: NAEA Propertymark offers advice for prospective buyers looking to get their offer accepted on their dream home

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Scotland's Programme for Government

Wednesday 06 September 2017

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon set out her Programme for Government this week, outlining actions the Government will take in the forthcoming year.

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HM Treasury launch Frozen Assets Review

Tuesday 05 September 2017

Estate agents are being urged to check the HM Treasury Frozen Assets Review to make sure they are not holding monies belonging to a client that is subject to financial sanctions.

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Property Ombudsman to introduce 24-hour web chat service

Monday 04 September 2017

The Property Ombudsman (TPO) has announced plans to launch a 24-hour chat function, aimed at enhancing the way consumer complaints are handled online.

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Propertymark TV advert goes live!

Monday 04 September 2017

After months in the making, our brand new television advert is finally here!

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Broadband essentials

Tuesday 29 August 2017

Ultrafast broadband is now a 'must have' for new home buyers, with many prospective purchasers now ranking it more important than crime levels or transport links.

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Efficient architecture

Friday 25 August 2017

The World Green Building Council have announced that all buildings need to be 'net zero carbon' by the year 2050.

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New-build vote to boost economy

Wednesday 23 August 2017

Residents should be allowed to vote on planning applications in their local areas, a think-tank has suggested.

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That's a wrap!

Tuesday 22 August 2017

Get your popcorn at the ready, as the first advertising campaign to highlight the importance of using a Propertymark Protected agent, moves into post-production!

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Sector comments on HMRC UK Property Transaction Statistics

Tuesday 22 August 2017

HMRC has released their latest property transaction statistics and the property sector has responded.

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Do you know about Register My Appliance?

Thursday 17 August 2017

As an agent, home safety should be a priority. To help ensure products and appliances remain safe, the Association of Manufacturers of Domestic Appliances (AMDEA), set up Register My Appliance (RMA), as a not-for-profit safety initiative.

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NAEA Past President takes on the Mud7 challenge

Tuesday 15 August 2017

Former NAEA Propertymark President Martyn Baum has taken on one of the country's toughest, muddiest, and scariest obstacle courses - the Mudnificent 7!

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The festival effect

Monday 14 August 2017

Summer festivals are good for the local property market it would seem, as new research from My Home Move, found that events can add thousands of pounds to property values.

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Financial sanctions enforcement powers extended to estate agents

Thursday 10 August 2017

NAEA Propertymark members need to be aware that from 8 August 2017 the UK Government’s enforcement powers have been broadened to include estate agents in relation to financial sanctions regulations.

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The return of gazumping

Wednesday 09 August 2017

Housing supply is down but buyer demand is up - could gazumping be back on the rise?

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Leasehold scandal breakthrough

Tuesday 08 August 2017

In what appears to be a positive step forward for homeowners caught in a leasehold trap, property developer Countryside Properties has agreed to buy back a number of freeholds.

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Personal injury law and you

Monday 07 August 2017

On 20 March 2017, the Justice Department announced changes to the personal injury discount rates applied to lump sum compensation awards.

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Government accused of ‘underestimating’ scale of Scottish housing crisis

Friday 04 August 2017

The Scottish Government has been accused of underestimating social housing demand in Scotland by around 30 per cent, according to new analysis from Scottish Labour.

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Is a National Housing Fund the answer to the housing crisis?

Wednesday 02 August 2017

Independent think tank ResPublica, has teamed up with leading housing management consultancy PCA, and called on the government to create a National Housing Fund to boost the supply of new homes around the country.

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HM Land Registry signals the start of its transformation

Tuesday 01 August 2017

HM Land Registry has released its Annual Report and Accounts, setting out its ambitious target to become the world’s leading land registry for speed, simplicity and open approach to data.

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AML update – guidance, Supervisory Review and webinar

Monday 31 July 2017

HMRC have set out new guidance (a further amendment to that previously published on 26 June 2017) on what estate agency businesses must do to minimise the risks of money laundering and how to report suspicious activity.

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The green revolution

Thursday 27 July 2017

On Wednesday, the Government announced that it plans to produce a strategy on tackling air pollution in Britain.

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Full steam ahead for HS2

Wednesday 26 July 2017

HS2 Ltd and the Department for Transport have announced new changes to the controversial HS2 high-speed railway route, and released information on the compensation schemes available to those affected.

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NAEA Propertymark Begin Preparing Members For The European Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive

Tuesday 25 July 2017

PRESS RELEASE: In preparation of the European Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive, NAEA Propertymark (National Association of Estate Agents) is rolling out UK wide anti-money laundering (AML) masterclasses over the next six months for members.

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Government ban on new-build leaseholds

Tuesday 25 July 2017

The Government plans to put an end to the "leasehold scandal" by banning developers from selling new-build houses in England as leasehold.

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