December 2017

Speakers Announced for National Conference 2018

Speakers Announced for National Conference 2018

Monday 18 December 2017
PRESS RELEASE: NAEA Propertymark can today reveal that for the second year running, Sally Bundock, business and financial journalist at the BBC will be hosting the annual National Conference. The line-up also features former global exec for Lego, Christian Majgaard and Jim Lawless, an acclaimed motivational speaker

NAEA Propertymark comments on new Stamp Duty relief for first time buyers in Scotland
Friday 15 December 2017

PRESS RELEASE: Mark Hayward, Chief Executive, NAEA Propertymark comments on new Stamp Duty relief for FTBs in Scotland.

One in three Britons regret buying their homes
Friday 01 December 2017

The condition of a property, a great deal and local amenities are among the top factors that convince Britons to purchase their dream homes - but noisy neighbours, unexpected issues and even heavy traffic are enough to ruin the housebuying dream.

NAEA and ARLA Propertymark’s 2017 property market overview
Monday 04 December 2017

PRESS RELEASE: As we come toward the end of 2017, NAEA and ARLA Propertymark have analysed their sales and lettings data to reveal trends and expectations for 2018.

High quality, well designed homes - that's what the country needs
Wednesday 06 December 2017

In a written statement that was released on Monday, the Minister for Housing and Planning, set out a package of measures to boost local authority planning capacity, and support councils to take a proactive role in the planning and delivery of new communities.

Scottish Parliament publish Planning Bill
Thursday 07 December 2017

A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision about how land is developed and used has been introduced by Cabinet Secretary for Communities, Social Security and Equalities, Angela Constance MSP.

OnTheMarket announces stock market flotation
Monday 11 December 2017

Agent-backed OnTheMarket Limited has confirmed its intention to list on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange.

Propertymark Share Predictions for 2018
Monday 11 December 2017

PRESS RELEASE: As we approach the New Year, there are a number of hurdles on the horizon but scope to remain hopeful. With further interest rate rises expected, Brexit negotiations to overcome and the cost of living escalating, the property market could see significant changes. NAEA Propertymark and ARLA Propertymark share their predictions for the rental/buying market, looking ahead to 2018

Land Transaction Tax changes in Wales
Wednesday 13 December 2017

People buying homes in Wales for less than £180,000 will now pay no tax under new changes announced by Finance Secretary, Professor Mark Drakeford on Monday.

Are you GDPR ready?
Friday 15 December 2017

Do you know how soon after a data breach you should report loss of data? What about the maximum penalty for non-compliance? With GDPR just five months away, it's time for agents to take action.