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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
More than 150,000 new homes were registered in the UK by NHBC in 2016, the second highest in almost a decade.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Now may be the best time to swap out those old, inefficient lightbulbs and ditch the energy-guzzling electric heaters in your office.
Over the last twenty years the proportion of under 40 year olds who own their home has fallen by over a third, from 61% to 38%.
Every day, 130 men in the UK are diagnosed with prostate cancer. With 58% of Propertymark protected members being male, we want to raise awareness of the issue.
Land Registry have opened a consultation for proposed amends to the Land Registration Rules 2003 to allow Land Registry to continue its digital transformation programme.
If you haven't ever heard of Japanese Knotweed, the Environment Agency describe it as "indisputably the UK's most aggressive and destructive plant".
One of the biggest concerns members have about CPD is the time it takes and the cost element. But even if you don't realise it, the chances are you are already learning and engaged with your job in ways that can be logged against your membership profile as CPD.
NAEA Propertymark protected Sawyer & Co. are paving the way for high street agents when it comes to offering customers a reason to buy and sell with them.
New EU data protection laws will apply from 25 May 2018 which will have a dramatic impact on your business and the way you hold sensitive customer information.
The housing white paper was eventually published on 7 February after months of delay. It was first expected along with the Autumn Statement in November 2016, it was then delayed until December, pushed back to the beginning of January before finally being released last week.
Last week’s sold out NAEA National Conference enjoyed a diverse and extraordinary line-up.
PRESS RELEASE: Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) and National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) are today moving into a new era, altering their emphasis from industry facing licensing to consumer protection with the launch of Propertymark.
NAEA and ARLA comment on the various areas covered in the Government's housing white paper.
PRESS RELEASE: National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) and Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) are pleased to announce they are working together with Rightmove, to offer more help and support to agents by sharing the latest market insight and keeping them up-to-date with new legislation for both sales and lettings.
Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States on 20 January 2017. Ten days on, we take a look at what the future holds for the UK housing market now that Trump is officially in office.
Changes introduced by the Scottish Government to Modern Apprenticeships will provide more flexibility for employers, including those in the public sector, while also widening access for rural communities, people with disabilities and experience of care.