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Become an NAEA Propertymark regional executive

Monday 24 April 2017

NAEA Propertymark are looking to appoint new regional representatives for the North Central, South Central and South East of England - are you up for the challenge?


Property Fraud Awareness Week: A warning from Action Fraud

Monday 24 April 2017

It's Property Fraud Awareness Week this week and Action Fraud are warning estate agents about email scams that are asking for payments to a bogus account.


Comedian Rhod Gilbert's work experience at Propertymark estate agents

Friday 21 April 2017

In his new television show 'Rhod Gilbert's Work Experience', comedian Rhod joined NAEA Propertymark protected estate agency Peter Alan to take on the sales focused world of residential sales.


Government approach to local retention of Business Rates questioned by NAO

Thursday 20 April 2017

In February it was announced that business rates would be revised in order to offer lower bills to businesses across the country and support the sector’s financial self-sufficiency and promote economic growth.


What effect will a General Election have on the housing market?

Wednesday 19 April 2017

On Tuesday 18 April, the Prime Minister took to the rostrum outside 10 Downing Street to announce her plan to call for a general election.


Government estimates number of leasehold dwellings in England

Tuesday 18 April 2017

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has developed a new methodology for estimating the number of residential leasehold dwellings in England and published a report of their findings.


Tackling poverty through housing and planning interventions

Thursday 13 April 2017

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) has published new research looking at housing planning policy in city regions and assesses why city regional institutions should play a bigger part in helping reduce the risk of poverty.


Proposed register of overseas-owned UK property

Monday 10 April 2017

Proposals to deliver the world’s first register of overseas companies and other legal entities that own property in the UK have been published as part of the Government’s drive to build a fair economy.


How to take better photos

Friday 07 April 2017

When it comes to selling houses, a picture really is worth a thousand words. With more buyers searching online than ever before, great photos will not only make your listing stand out but it will encourage potential buyers to arrange a viewing.


Be the best with an NAEA Masterclass

Friday 07 April 2017

Have you booked you place for one of our masterclasses yet?


House prices rise despite Brexit

Thursday 06 April 2017

Average house prices in the UK are set to rise to £220,000 in 2017 according to a report from the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR).


Questions raised about the impact of LBTT in Scotland

Wednesday 05 April 2017

Land Business Transaction Tax replaced UK Stamp Duty in Scotland in April 2015, with the Scottish government claiming that nine out of 10 taxpayers would be better or no worse off under the new system.


Report on event fees released with recommendations for the Government

Tuesday 04 April 2017

Many leases for specialist retirement properties require residents to pay fees on certain events such as sale, sub-letting or change of occupancy.


Filling a hidden gap in the housing market

Monday 03 April 2017

As the Government pledges to build a million new homes before 2020, and the number of first time buyers is at a peak, a Swansea based conveyancing company, Dezrezlegal, is seeking to fill a known gap in the housing market - a lack of trained conveyancers.


Property watchdog comes to aid of family and dog

Wednesday 29 March 2017

Homebuyers who were mistakenly told their pet dog would be welcome in their future home have been awarded more than £1,000 in compensation by TPO.


The improvements that add value to your home

Monday 27 March 2017

PRESS RELEASE: As National Home Improvement Month starts, NAEA Propertymark (National Association of Estate Agents) offers advice on how property owners can add value to their homes by making improvements.


Do something funny for money

Friday 24 March 2017

In aid of Red Nose Day 2017, the staff at Propertymark HQ joined the comic adventure by dressing down and donning red noses to raise money for Comic Relief.


Wales scraps Right-To-Buy

Friday 24 March 2017

The Welsh Government has introduced a Bill to abolish the Right-To-Buy scheme, which allows social housing tenants the opportunity to purchase their home at a massively discounted price.


The consequences of price fixing

Wednesday 22 March 2017

Following on from reports earlier in the month of price fixing within the industry, NAEA Propertymark want to remind agents of the consequences of breaking the law.


Run David, run!

Tuesday 21 March 2017

On 22 April, NAEA Propertymark member David Stuart-Smith of Andrew Grant Estate Agents will bravely take his place on the starting line of the London Marathon to raise funds for the Prostate Cancer Research Centre.


Housing for older people

Monday 20 March 2017

NAEA Propertymark has responded to the House of Commons Communities and Local Government (CLG) inquiry, looking at the shortage of suitable housing for over 55’s in the UK.


HM Treasury release draft Money Laundering Regulations 2017

Thursday 16 March 2017

HM Treasury have released the long-awaited Money Laundering Regulations 2017. While it is positive to have these draft regulations, there are still unanswered questions on which we will be seeking guidance.


NHBC new home registrations resilient throughout 2016

Wednesday 15 March 2017

More than 150,000 new homes were registered in the UK by NHBC in 2016, the second highest in almost a decade.


River Thames central to London's growth

Tuesday 14 March 2017

Gavin Barwell MP, Minister of State for Housing and Planning and Minister for London is calling for greater integration of the River Thames in the growth of London.


Propertymark & Sky Sports TV - Game. Set. Match.

Friday 10 March 2017

As part of our mission to raise consumer awareness of the Propertymark brand, our new logo will be advertised on perimeter boards during 20 live Sky Sports matches throughout 2017.


The property trap

Thursday 09 March 2017

Four out of 10 new properties in England and Wales are now sold as leasehold, ranging from one bedroom flats in city centres, to four bedroom detached homes in rural areas.


Business rates revaluation

Wednesday 08 March 2017

Whilst the Chancellor, Philip Hammond tried to make light of the Spring Budget with countless jokes and jibes at the opposition, his announcement concerning business rates is no laughing matter.


The sky's the limit - Upward extensions in London

Tuesday 07 March 2017

In April 2016, the Department for Communities and Local Government, alongside the Mayor of London, opened a consultation on the implementation of planning changes and upward extensions in London.


Health and safety: What you need to know

Monday 06 March 2017

An estate agency firm has been fined £200,000 for breaching the Health and Safety at Work Act, by failing to discharge a health and safety duty to a person other than an employee after a woman fell down a well during a property viewing last year.


What are the chances? One in a million!

Thursday 02 March 2017

In a charming yet bizarre coincidence, the new Sudbury branch of Fenn Wright's first transaction was a house sale between Mrs Fenn and Mrs Wright!