Neighbourhood Planning: Written Statement

Wednesday 21 December 2016

Minister of State for Housing and Planning Gavin Barwell published a written ministerial statement last Tuesday on neighbourhood planning, building on proposals to further strengthen development through the Neighbourhood Planning Bill.

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Trailblazing Our Way into The Future of Property

Friday 16 December 2016

After almost a year in the making, significant progress has been made with the Junior Estate Agent / Auctioneer Trailblazer apprenticeship standard.

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LBTT Review for Scotland

Thursday 15 December 2016

In April 2015, the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) came into effect in Scotland, replacing UK Stamp Duty Land Tax. The Scottish Parliament's Finance and Constitution Committee has reported on the first year’s operation of the LBTT and delivered some of its key findings.

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NAEA Pays Tribute To Former President, Peter Light

Wednesday 14 December 2016

National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) pay tribute to Peter Light who sadly passed away over the weekend of 10/11 December 2016 after being diagnosed with cancer.

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Embrace next generation PropTech for business growth

Wednesday 14 December 2016

The property market is generally slow to adopt new technologies. Meanwhile, a wave of new property technologies (PropTech) is taking the market by storm, making financial admin easier and less time–consuming, and improving financial controls while providing great visibility on how the business is performing.

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Heathrow Expansion Update

Monday 12 December 2016

On 25 October 2016, the Government announced its decision to expand airport capacity at Heathrow. This week Heathrow Airport has issued a community bulletin to 4,000 local homes informing them that planning for the third runway was underway.

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Mark Hayward Shares his Property predictions for 2017

Friday 09 December 2016

After a year of political surprises and economic uncertainty, Mark Hayward rounds up 2016 by giving his property predictions for the next 12 months.

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Big fines for agents in Deposit Protection clampdown

Tuesday 06 December 2016

A letting agent has been hit by fines totalling £15,000 following successful prosecutions for failing to protect tenancy deposits, according to information from the Tenancy Deposit Scheme Northern Ireland.

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Unlock the Power to Save Money on Your Print Costs

Monday 05 December 2016

When considering a new printer do you know whether to buy an inkjet printer, laser printer or multifunctional device and are you aware of the differences between them?

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Land Registry to Remain in the Public Sector

Friday 02 December 2016

In his written Autumn Statement, Philip Hammond announced that HM Land Registry will remain in the public sector, with any plans for privatisation being shelved.

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Criminal Finances Bill

Friday 02 December 2016

The Criminal Finances Bill was introduced to the House of Commons on 13 October 2016 with the aim of improving the Government’s ability to tackle money laundering and corruption, recover the proceeds of crime and counter terrorist financing.

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MOL & CLC Announce New Partnership

Thursday 01 December 2016

Leading professional training provider MOL have partnered with the Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC) to support people who work in the conveyancing, probate and property industries in their career development.

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Home Identity Fraud Protection

Thursday 01 December 2016

An identity fraud victim has been left "scared" and "terrified" after he discovered his £500,000 home had been listed for sale on a popular property website.

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