Lobbying and campaigning

There have been countless proposals, reports, investigations and legislative changes to the property sector across the UK. We are 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.

Learn about the major changes to the industry that will effect you and find out our stance on Government proposals.

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

General Election and Brexit add to uncertainty weighing on housing market confidence

11 December 2019

Brexit and the General Election result pose two of the biggest risks to the stability of the housing market in 2020, the Building Societies Association’s quarterly Property Tracker survey reveals. A rise in the cost of living and weak economic growth is also significant perceived risks. Read More...

GE2019 - How do the manifestos match?

10 December 2019

Before the political parties finalised their manifestoes for the General Election on 12 December, Propertymark published its own ‘manifesto’ calling on the new Government to regulate and reform the housing sector. How do the major parties’ manifestoes meet Propertymark’s calls on the issues the property industry faces? Read More...

An interesting year for the housing market – 2019 trends

04 December 2019

Propertymark has analysed its sales and lettings data to reveal trends from the year. Supply has dropped considerably over the past decade while demand has increased, but year-on-year has remained relatively stable in the face of Brexit uncertainty. Read More...