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If housing were the only issue, who would you vote for?

Monday 22 May 2017

With the General Election looming, we take a look at what the three major parties have in store for the housing sector.

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Loughborough University to create dementia-friendly demonstration home

Friday 19 May 2017

The creation of a new ‘dementia-friendly’ home aimed at learning how better to support those affected by the condition will open its doors this Autumn.

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Vote for your next NAEA Propertymark VP

Friday 19 May 2017

Voting is now open for you to vote for your next NAEA Propertymark Vice President.

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NAEA and ARLA comment on the housing policies out-lined in the Conservative, Labour and Lib Dem Manifestos

Thursday 18 May 2017

PRESS RELEASE: Mark Hayward, Chief Executive, NAEA Propertymark and David Cox, Chief Executive, ARLA Propertymark comment on the housing policies out-lined in the Conservative, Labour and Lib Dem Manifestos:

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Richborough Estates v Cheshire East Council (CEC)

Wednesday 17 May 2017

In a landmark ruling, the Court of Appeal has handed down judgment on the case of Richborough Estates v Cheshire East Council (CEC), finding in favour of the developers.

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And the winner is...

Monday 15 May 2017

On Friday evening, Propertymark Qualifications held its annual awards ceremony to celebrate excellence in property industry qualifications achieved during 2016.

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Air quality alert

Friday 12 May 2017

As toxic air pollution hits record levels, agents could soon find themselves answering questions on the surrounding air quality.

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Blockchain reaction

Thursday 11 May 2017

A new generation of proptech is seeking to transform the property industry by changing how we buy, sell and rent.

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Last-time buyers: are older people the answer to the housing crisis

Wednesday 10 May 2017

There has been a clear demographic change in the country, with a growing population and an increase in elderly homeowners.

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Commercial underinsurance: the major loss is merciless

Monday 08 May 2017

Inadequate insurance coverage could result in serious financial losses, and in some cases could cripple an organisation where the amount claimed exceeds the maximum that can be settled by the insurance policy.

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Battle of the leasehold

Friday 05 May 2017

Taylor Wimpey has announced that it is putting aside £130 million to compensate homeowners who have been saddled with unmanageable ground rent charges and onerous leasehold agreements.

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Dress code or mess code?

Thursday 04 May 2017

Sexist company dress codes have received media attention again recently. This is the idea that dress codes are discriminating against women and in some instances, sexualising what women wear in the workplace. Hattie Sketchley-Bates from employment law experts HELP provides the low down.

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Bank of mum and dad is open for business

Wednesday 03 May 2017

The 'bank of mum and dad' has now become the tenth biggest mortgage lender in the UK, as young buyers are increasingly relying on financial support from their parents to get onto the housing ladder.

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MPs call for an end to dominance of big home builders

Wednesday 03 May 2017

In its latest report, the Communities and Local Government Committee concluded that the dominance of large volume homebuilders must be reduced to help fix the broken housing market.

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Propertymark accredited college courses

Tuesday 02 May 2017

Would you like to see a Propertymark accredited college course in your area? Following the success of City College Norwich we are looking to get more courses off the ground for 2018.

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Housing: The state of the Nation

Friday 28 April 2017

The Public Accounts Committee has responded to Government housing plans saying that the Department for Communities and Local Government are too dependent on current housebuilding market leaders and lack ambition.

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Brits have gone mad for gardening

Wednesday 26 April 2017

William Blake wrote about it, the WI made it their anthem and it appears us Brits are still in love with England’s green and pleasant land – and would happily pay a whopping £35,000 for our very own slice of it.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Be the best with an NAEA Masterclass

Friday 07 April 2017

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

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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).

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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.

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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.

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