LBTT supplement for second homes in Scotland

Friday 29 January 2016

A couple of weeks ago we reported on the Scottish Government's proposal for the introduction of a 3% LBTT supplement on second homes. We submitted our own written response before the Scottish Finance Committee's consultation ended, providing reasoned arguments for the pros and cons of the issues raised.

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Our response to Law Commission's consultation on residential leases

Friday 29 January 2016

Following on from last week's newsletter where we raised awareness on 'event fees', we're pleased to announce that we have now submitted our official response to the Law Commission's consultation on Transfer of Title and Change of Occupancy Fees in Leaseholds.

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Buckle up for an adrenaline fuelled day of racing for charity

Thursday 28 January 2016

After the successful launch of the Agency Express Soapbox Challenge in 2015, Agency Express are pleased to announce that on 25 June at Penn House Estate, Buckinghamshire the challenge is returning for a second year of fast paced fun and it’s all in aid of Agents Giving.

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NAEA informed about developments in Anti Money Laundering supervision

Monday 18 January 2016

The National Association of Estate Agents has received a letter from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) informing them about developments in HMRC Anti Money Laundering supervision (AMLS).

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ARLA Licensed agent launch unique online stamp duty calculator

Monday 18 January 2016

ARLA Licensed agent Romans have released an updated version of their online Stamp Duty Calculator following the announcement of forthcoming surcharge for buy-to-let properties and second homes. So you can now easily compare what you are currently paying to what you will pay come 1 April.

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NAEA supports Law Commission proposals on ‘event’ fees

Monday 18 January 2016

The National Association of Estate Agents is supporting the Law Commission in its quest for the introduction of stringent codes of practice to require developers, operators and managing agents to bring ‘event’ fees to the attention of prospective buyers.

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Agents on the run!

Friday 08 January 2016

Channel 4's hit television series Hunted is back!

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Turning a blind eye to employees taking ‘working holidays’ is not an option

Friday 08 January 2016

The number of employees absent from work due to stress and mental health conditions is rising.

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