Lobbying

Recently there have been countless proposals, reports, investigations and legislative changes to the property sector across the UK. NAEA Propertymark is in the thick of it, placing issues on the agenda, commenting in the media and challenging decision makers on the issues that matter to you.

Looking for Houses

Looking for Houses

Referral Fees

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has expressed the view that unless the sector ensures transparency of referral fees, a complete ban on referral fees will be considered. Read more...

Anti Money Laundering

Anti Money Laundering

Money Laundering Regulations require that any business at risk of being used for money laundering by criminals and terrorists have measures in place to minimise the risk of this happening. Read more...

Anti Money Laundering

Leasehold Properties

Our brand new report ‘Leasehold: A Life Sentence?’ breaks ground on the leasehold scandal and sets out our robust recommendations to tackle the growing problem of life sentence leaseholds. Read more...

Consumer Protection Regulations

Consumer Protection

Find the latest guidance published by the National Trading Standards Estate Agency Team to help comply with current CPRs. Read more...

Paperwork

General Data Protection Regulation

On 25 May 2018 GDPR came into force, are you compliant? Read more...

Houses

HM Land Registry

We campaigned to keep the Land Registry in the public sector while the Government considered moving it into the private sector. Read more...

Railway

HS2 Rail Network

Information on areas affected by HS2 and details of the Government's compensation schemes available. Read more...

Men talking

Event Fees

We're supporting the Law Commission campaign to introduce a code of practice around Event Fees. Read more...

Doors

Land Transaction Tax

Since April 2018, Land Transaction Tax (LTT) replaced UK Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) in Wales. Read more...

Housing Market Report

Housing Market Reports

View our monthly reports on the Housing Market based on research gathered from our members through an online survey. Read more...

Housing research

Housing Research

Our research looking at the UK housing sector, read our most recent report - Bricks Campaign compiled by Cebr. Read more...

Consultation Responses

Consultation Responses

We respond to public consultations making our views clear on proposed legislation or the effects of existing policy. Read more...

Consultation responses

Consultation Responses

We respond to public consultations making our views clear on proposed legislation or the effects of existing policy. Read more...

 

Latest News

A thirst to get qualified at the Propertymark Wales National Conference

18 October 2019

With so much change for agents in Wales in 2019, the delegates at the Propertymark Wales National Conference heard a legislative reminder on anti-money laundering, referral fees and the regulation of the industry. Read More...

Homeowners more than £350k better off than private renters over 30 years

18 October 2019

The average homeowner in the UK could be £352,500 better off than the average private renter over the next 30 years, new research from the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA) says. However, the report also outlines the financial and social barriers that younger people face in becoming homeowners and suggest that rising house prices may not be the main cause. Read More...

Changes to shared ownership announced

18 October 2019

Plans for a new national model for shared ownership will help thousands of lower earners step onto the housing ladder. A package of measures to help people on lower incomes get onto the housing ladder have been confirmed by Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick. Read More...

UK House Price Index – latest figures

18 October 2019

The latest UK House price index shows that, on average, house prices have risen by 0.8 per cent between July and August 2019. An annual price rise of 1.3 per cent makes the average property in the UK valued at £234,853 Read More...