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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Ways to help first time buyers enter the housing market

Wednesday 21 February 2018

PRESS RELEASE: Longer fixed-rate mortgages, more affordable housing and a less stringent mortgage criteria are just a few of the suggestions to help FTBs. FTBs who are ready to start their housing search are holding off to maximise their budgets, to make the most of the stamp duty reforms, reveals NAEA Propertymark.

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Younger buyers struggle to get on the housing ladder

Monday 19 February 2018

Middle-class millennials are half as likely to own their own home as they were 20 years ago, new research has found.

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Organised crime unit issue conveyancing fraud advice

Friday 16 February 2018

The North West Regional Organised Crime Unit, Titan, are urging agents and solicitors to remain alert after a number of incidents have left buyers suffering significant financial losses.

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Government boosts funding to unlock council owned land

Friday 16 February 2018

The Government have unlocked £45 million in funding to support councils in freeing up land for thousands of new homes.

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Housing for older people

Thursday 15 February 2018

Last year alone 'silver spenders' contributed more than £7 billion to the UK economy, but what steps are being taken to ensure that the housing on offer for older people, now and in the future, is suitable?

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Understanding your AML obligations

Wednesday 14 February 2018

As the clamp down on anti-money laundering compliance continues, you should by now have addressed the legal requirements of the regulation.

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The GDPR countdown has begun

Monday 12 February 2018

General Data Protection Regulation coming into force in May will mean fundamental changes in how businesses handle personal data - so if you don't already have a plan in place, now is the time to be thinking about one.

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Scottish Government to consult on LBTT relief for first time buyers

Monday 12 February 2018

The Scottish Government have announced that they are to consult on Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) exemption for first time buyers on properties under £175,000.

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OnTheMarket goes live on London stock exchange

Friday 09 February 2018

All eyes have been on OnTheMarket plc today as it finally launched on the London Stock Exchange.

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First time buyers queue for houses

Thursday 08 February 2018

Camping chairs and blankets in hand, eager first time buyers queued through the night to snap up their future homes.

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NAEA Propertymark Introduces Bursaries for its National Conference

Tuesday 06 February 2018

PRESS RELEASE: NAEA Propertymark today introduces bursaries, sponsored by AJ Gallagher, for its National Conference – taking place on Wednesday 28 February 2018 at 155 Bishopsgate in London – designed to support novice staff who are showing exceptional potential.

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Making it easier for homeowners to add two storeys to their properties

Monday 05 February 2018

Last week, Secretary of State for Housing Sajid Javid MP announced plans to make it easier for homeowners to add more storeys to their properties.

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McMafia: the truth behind the drama

Friday 02 February 2018

On 29 January, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Anti-Corruption and campaign group Global Witness held a parliamentary roundtable event to discuss how international crime operates, and the real-life issues behind the hit BBC drama, McMafia.

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