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Propertymark urges Government to streamline redress with ombudsman portal

Monday 16 April 2018

NAEA Propertymark and ARLA Propertymark have submitted a joint response to the Government’s consultation on strengthening consumer redress in the housing market by calling for an ombudsman portal for housing related complaints, with one ombudsman for private housing and another for social housing.

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Everybody needs good neighbours!

Friday 13 April 2018

When it comes to moving home, there are a number of reasons to relocate - a new job, a growing family perhaps, but what about nightmarish neighbours?

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GDPR - it's more than just consent

Thursday 12 April 2018

When it comes to General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) it's easy to get hung up on the idea of consent - but there are five other legal bases which organisations can use to process personal data.

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Research highlights need for housing for older people

Tuesday 10 April 2018

Recently published research by Sheffield Hallam University and the University of Sheffield has examined the issue of older people's housing and provided new insights into areas with fast growing ageing populations.

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Treasury launch inquiry into economic crime

Monday 09 April 2018

The Treasury Committee has launched a fresh investigation into how the country tackles crimes such as money laundering and terrorist financing, after reports that billions of pounds of criminal proceeds are flowing into British property.

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A higher professional standard

Sunday 08 April 2018

Government has today announced a series of measures which aim to drive up standards and bring an end to rogue estate agents. Housing Secretary Sajid Javid MP has announced that all agents will be required to hold a professional qualification.

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Government boost to tackle empty homes

Wednesday 04 April 2018

Newly announced legislation will allow councils to charge double the rate of Council Tax on homes left empty for years.

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Brits spend more than £40bn making their house a home

Tuesday 03 April 2018

PRESS RELEASE: Homeowners, who have spent on home improvements, across the UK have spent more than £40 billion over the last five years making home improvements – working out at £1,875 each. The most popular improvements include redecorating, garden landscaping, new flooring and refreshing the bathroom.

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Land Transaction Tax replaces Stamp Duty in Wales

Tuesday 27 March 2018

From 1 April 2018, Land Transaction Tax (LTT) will replace Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) in Wales, marking the first new tax in the country for 800 years.

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Government support for neighbourhood planning

Monday 26 March 2018

Communities across England are to have a bigger say on neighbourhood development plans, as the Government announces measures to help support locals with access to free advice services.

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Homeowners opting to improve rather than move

Friday 23 March 2018

The number of homeowners choosing to stay put and invest in their existing property instead of moving has soared in the past five years, according to a report from specialist insurer Hiscox.

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Government confirms new register of foreign owners

Friday 23 March 2018

The Government have published responses to their Call for Evidence on proposals for a register of beneficial owners, and confirmed a registry of foreign property owners will be created.

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Further housing fund packages announced

Wednesday 21 March 2018

Following last week's Spring Statement, Government have announced a bundle of packages to support housing needs across the country.

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Propertymark Agents do Sport Relief 2018

Monday 19 March 2018

From Monday 19 March to Friday 23 March, two Hereford based NAEA Propertymark estate agents will be swapping their snappy suits for cycling shorts to take on a challenge like no other.

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Member can save up to 50% on their printing costs

Monday 19 March 2018

If you're a NAEA Propertymark member, you can take part in a very special scheme, being run in partnership with Propertymark and Olivetti, to help save you money on your printing and copying outgoings.

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Venturing into the commercial side of property

Friday 16 March 2018

Many agents say they know nothing about the commercial property sector and that it is not something that appeals to them, but as the following case study from NAEA Propertymark member Richard Hare shows, it can be a viable alternative profit centre.

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Enveloped Dwellings tax returns must be digital from April

Wednesday 14 March 2018

From 1 April 2018, all online Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings returns must be filed using the ATED digital service. Agents and their customers should register with HMRC now to use this service from 1 April 2018 (unless they have already done so).

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HCLG Select Committee hear about MHCLG's priorities

Wednesday 14 March 2018

On Monday the Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee heard evidence from a number of MHCLG spokespeople about their priorities for housing.

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Spring Statement highlights

Tuesday 13 March 2018

Chancellor Philip Hammond unveiled his first Spring Statement today, announcing new measures to help build the homes the country needs.

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Fire safety in high-rise leasehold homes

Tuesday 13 March 2018

In the last 12 months, fire safety in tower blocks has become a key issue, but when it comes to high-rise leaseholds, who is responsible for footing the bill?

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Do you understand your recycling obligations?

Monday 12 March 2018

When it comes to getting rid of old for sale and sold boards, do you know how to dispose of them correctly?

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Wales introduce new leasehold criteria for Help to Buy

Friday 09 March 2018

New measures have been introduced to tackle leasehold concerns in Wales after widespread criticism of poor practice by developers.

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GDPR: your questions answered

Wednesday 07 March 2018

By now most agents have heard of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), yet many still don’t know what the legislation involves or how it will affect their business.

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Brits are on the move - but where are they going?

Tuesday 06 March 2018

One in eight Brits are looking to move house in the next 12 months but according to AA Mortgages, they won't be buying in the East Midlands.

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Theresa May launches consultation to overhaul planning framework

Monday 05 March 2018

Councils could be stripped of their planning powers if they fail to approve enough housing developments under tough new planning laws unveiled by the Prime Minister this week.

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It's National Apprenticeship Week 2018

Monday 05 March 2018

It's that time of year again, where we celebrate the very best of what learning has to offer whilst encouraging even more people to choose apprenticeships as a pathway to a great career.

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NAEA Propertymark National Conference 2018

Thursday 01 March 2018

Delegates battled the elements this year, to reach a very snowy National Conference - but despite the weather, the venue was packed, showcasing a diverse and inspiring line-up of business greats and challenging debates.

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NAEA Propertymark launches new tool to combat money laundering

Wednesday 28 February 2018

NAEA Propertymark has launched Propertymark Passport, a new member benefit which will enable members to verify customers' identities and support compliance with HMRC Regulations around Anti Money Laundering.

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Government plans to help those overpaying for energy

Tuesday 27 February 2018

On 26 February, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy introduced the Domestic Gas & Electricity (Tariff Cap) Bill, to help protect the most vulnerable from overpaying for their energy needs.

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The CMA has launched a crackdown on cartels

Wednesday 21 February 2018

A new campaign is being launched by the UK’s competition watchdog to crackdown on organised crime amidst a rise in the number of cartel tip-offs.

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