About Us

NAEA Propertymark is the UK’s leading professional body for estate agency personnel; representing members who practice from over 12,000 offices in all aspects of property services. We are dedicated to the goal of professionalism within all aspects of property, estate agency and land. Our aim is to reassure the general public that by appointing a NAEA Propertymark Protected agent to represent them, they will be safeguarded and receive the highest level of integrity and service for all property matters.

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Propertymark launched in February 2017 combining ARLA, NAEA, NAVA, ICBA, APIP and NFoPP Awarding Body into a single brand in order to achieve a greater consumer awareness.

We aim to reassure all of those buying and selling property that estate agents who display the Propertymark Protected logo offer better protection for their clients: Client Money Protection, Professional Indemnity insurance, membership of an independent redress scheme. Members are also subject to Propertymark Conduct and Membership Rules and disciplinary procedures with sanctions for those who fall below the expected standards. Anyone using an agent displaying the Propertymark Protected logo will be confident that their agent is guiding them on their property journey.

Can you be sure your estate or lettings agent is trustworthy?

What Makes NAEA Propertymark Protected Agents Different?



NAEA Propertymark estate agents are experienced and trained professionals who abide by a nationally recognised Code of Practice.


Complaints Procedure

Ruling on complaints through independent ombudsman services and regulated by Propertymark.


Peace of Mind

They hold all the correct insurance and protection to give you peace of mind through your move.



Registered with HMRC to ensure compliance with money laundering regulations.

Mark Bentley

Mark is NAEA Propertymark President and has been working in Estate Agency for over 40 years. During this time he spent 22 years as a director of Paul Carr Estate Agents  and he created the companies exclusive and rural homes department. He is now working as a consultant to the industry.

Mark Hayward NAEA Managing Director

Mark has extensive experience in property. He's acted as a consultant to developers, housing associations and property companies. He sits on a number of committees including HM Treasury’s Money Laundering Advisory Committee and the Land Registry Advisory Council. He is also on the board of TDS, TPO and The International Consortium of Real Estate Associations.

Propertymark covers all aspects of property including residential sales, lettings, auctioneering, inventory, commercial property and specialist qualifications. Take a look at our other websites for a dedicated look at a particular property specialism.

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