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Meet your new NAEA Propertymark presidential team

Friday 15 June 2018

Our new presidential team were welcomed aboard at the Propertymark AGM this morning.


What does the future hold for commonhold?

Thursday 14 June 2018

In recent years thousands of cases have come to light where punitive clauses and escalating fees have left leasehold homeowners tenants in their own properties. And with the scandal showing no signs of slowing down, could commonhold be the answer?


Bank of Mum and dad remains open for business

Wednesday 13 June 2018

Lending from the 'Bank of Mum and Dad' is now needed for 1 in 4 housing transactions in the UK, as young buyers increasingly rely on financial support from their parents to get onto the property ladder.


Does your retention policy comply with the GDPR?

Monday 11 June 2018

With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) now in place, it is important that you have an established procedure which sets out how to securely dispose of data when it is no longer needed.


New support measures announced for rough sleepers

Friday 08 June 2018

Housing Secretary James Brokenshire MP has announced £30 million in immediate support to help rough sleepers off the streets and into accommodation.


New Heathrow runway given the go-ahead

Wednesday 06 June 2018

Plans for a controversial third runway at Heathrow airport have finally been given the go-ahead by Government, following years of delays and hold-ups.


OTM overtakes Rightmove and Zoopla in prime London areas

Monday 04 June 2018

Data released by OnTheMarket shows that it is now listing more high-end homes for sale than Zoopla and PrimeLocation, and has overtaken Rightmove in terms of the number of pricey listings in some high-value London postcodes.


Welsh Government pledge support for older homeowners

Monday 04 June 2018

Wales' Housing and Regeneration Minister has announced nearly £6 million of Welsh Government funding will be awarded to Care & Repair agencies to support vulnerable older people living independently.


Is leasehold reform on the way?

Thursday 31 May 2018

In 2016, news broke of the leasehold scandal which saw thousands of homebuyers trapped in unsellable new-build houses, faced with spiralling costs and onerous ground rent fees.


Charity calls for tax break to help end fuel poverty

Monday 28 May 2018

Age Scotland is calling for the Scottish Government to reduce council tax for homeowners who carry out energy efficiency measures to tackle fuel poverty.


Equality Commission calls for end to Britain's hidden housing crisis

Thursday 24 May 2018

Disabled people have been left frustrated and trapped by a chronic shortage of suitable housing, as unnecessary bureaucracy and insufficient support leave them trapped in unsuitable homes, the Equality and Human Rights Commission has warned.


Sadiq Khan publishes London Housing Strategy

Tuesday 22 May 2018

Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has published his housing strategy, following months of consultation on a draft edition released in September.


London ranked as number one city for PropTech in Europe

Monday 21 May 2018

Tech experts say London is the leading city in Europe when it comes to the usage of technology in the built environment, according to research from Osborne Clarke.


UK facing biggest housing shortfall on record

Friday 18 May 2018

A new report that estimates a four million shortfall in homes in England has prompted calls for the government to dramatically increase funding and set more ambitious targets.


One in five sellers experience a sales collapse

Thursday 17 May 2018

More than 300,000 property transactions fall through every year due to buyers pulling out of the deal, costing sellers a total of £400 million.


GDPR and consumer rights

Wednesday 16 May 2018

With General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) just around the corner, it is important to understand the effect consumer rights could have on the way you process and hold information.


OnTheMarket signs up 8,000 agent branches

Monday 14 May 2018

According to the latest figures, OnTheMarket now has listing agreements with over 8,000 agent branches, adding an additional 2,500 branches since floating on the stock market earlier this year.


British homeowners priced out of their own properties

Friday 11 May 2018

New research has revealed that a third of British homeowners would not be able to afford their current homes if they were listed for sale on today's housing market.


FCA release interim report into mortgage market

Thursday 10 May 2018

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published its interim report into the mortgage market, looking at ways in which the sector could work better for customers.


Jealous homeowners sell up to better their friends

Tuesday 08 May 2018

According to a new study, one in eight Brits are so envious of their friends and family's homes that they’re opting to sell up and buy a new one.


The need for speed: going from offer to exchange in a flash

Friday 04 May 2018

Buying a house is a notoriously lengthy process, often taking anywhere between six to 12 weeks - but when it comes to getting a quick turnaround, the key is often in the detail.


UK government vote for transparency

Wednesday 02 May 2018

Earlier this week, the Government agreed to push UK’s Overseas Territories to publish public registers of the real owners of their companies.


GDPR, marketing and you

Tuesday 01 May 2018

Make sure that all of your organisation’s upcoming marketing campaigns comply with the relevant regulations so that you can be confident you are protecting personal information.


James Brokenshire’s Appointment

Monday 30 April 2018

In a shock reshuffle following the resignation of Amber Rudd as Home Secretary, James Brokenshire MP, has replaced Sajid Javid MP as Secretary of State at the Ministry of Housing Communities & Local Government.


The growing popularity of selling Scottish estates privately

Monday 30 April 2018

In a market of reducing supply, a growing number of Scottish estates are being sold privately, with an eight per cent increase in the number of private estate deals across Scotland since 2016.


Government crackdown on household tech hackers

Friday 27 April 2018

The Government is urging tech companies to beef up security on smart household devices in order to clampdown on hackers entering the home.


69,000 first time buyers have benefited from Stamp Duty relief

Thursday 26 April 2018

On Thursday 26 April 2018, the Financial Secretary to the Treasury, Mel Stride, made a statement in the House of Commons explaining that as of 31 March 2018, 69,000 first-time buyers had benefited from Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) changes introduced last year, designed to help first-time buyers.


The UK is going 'green' for Spring 2018

Wednesday 25 April 2018

According to new research, an estimated 2.2 million homeowners are planning green home improvements this Spring, an spending a whopping estimated £16 billion in the process!


It's more than just location, location, location

Friday 20 April 2018

Buyers are opting for new-build homes that meet a range of priorities which go well beyond the traditional focus on location, new research suggests.


Housing for the many: A Labour Party Green Paper

Thursday 19 April 2018

Today, Labour launched a party green paper sketching out their plan to overhaul the UK's housing system in two easy steps; by building enough housing and making sure that housing is affordable to those who need it.