Draft Money Laundering Regulation is coming

Wednesday 31 May 2017

The UK Government are due to implement new rules on anti-money laundering, which are to come into force on 26 June 2017.

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Brexit and the construction industry

Monday 29 May 2017

Despite worries surrounding Brexit, tighter margins and labour supply, optimism across Britain’s construction sector is relatively high in regards to potential growth and future profits, according to the 2017 Construction Sentiment Survey.

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Land and New Homes Working Group up and running

Thursday 25 May 2017

The Land and New Homes Working Group provides information and support on issues in this part of the sector which affect our members and their businesses.

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The Law Society found to be anti-competitive

Wednesday 24 May 2017

In a recent case, the Competition Appeal Tribunal found the Law Society acted illegally and had abused its dominant position in the conveyancing training market.

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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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