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A sound but uncertain market

Wednesday 18 September 2019

The average price of a property arriving on the market has dropped by 0.2 per cent this month, according to market data from Rightmove. This small dip comes at a time that normally sees the first signs of an Autumn recovery and is the first price fall recorded in September since 2010.

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NAEA Propertymark supports air pollution disclosure

Wednesday 18 September 2019

Estate agents have been encouraged to routinely disclose air pollution figures to home buyers.

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Propertymark supports Gas Safety Week 2019

Thursday 12 September 2019

Propertymark has pledged its support for Gas Safety Week, taking place 16 -22 September 2019, and will be raising awareness about the importance of gas safety to its members and the public.

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Propertymark members can now connect to big benefits

Wednesday 11 September 2019

Propertymark has joined forces with BHSF Connect to bring Propertymark members even bigger benefits at the touch of a button with a new app, bringing membership resources and benefits directly to your phone.

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Twenty-something agents – why now is the perfect time for NAEA Propertymark membership

Tuesday 10 September 2019

Angharad Trueman, Propertymark Representative for the Gloucestershire, Bristol, Bath and North Somerset and a Propertymark member since her twenties, highlights the benefits of membership and why being a member is something younger agents should work towards.

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The big Propertymark sleepout

Monday 09 September 2019

Propertymark is holding a giant charity sleepout on 21 November with aim of raising £25K for Centrepoint, a charity to support homeless young people. In 2017/18 more than 103,000 young people asked their local council for help because they were homeless or at risk of homelessness.

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Be aware of online fraud

Wednesday 04 September 2019

Recent government research found that a third of businesses reported having cyber security breaches or attacks in the last 12 months. As the Propertymark industry supplier for insurance, Gallagher want to raise awareness of some of the most common types of online fraud, what to look out for, and to reduce the risk to your business.

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House hunters rush to complete pre-Brexit sales – HMR results

Thursday 29 August 2019

The number of prospective buyers increased in July, the latest NAEA Propertymark Housing Market Reports shows, with demand also up year-on-year.

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Propertymark urges caution over unintended consequences of shared ownership changes

Thursday 29 August 2019

The Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has announced plans to help thousands of lower earners step onto the housing ladder. Changes to Help To Buy, that would make it easier for people to take out a mortgage, are also proposed.

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Empty Homes Week to invite action on unoccupied properties amid housing crisis

Wednesday 28 August 2019

Empty Homes Week 2019 will take place from 23- 29 September. Every year local authorities, housing providers, community-led organisations and others see the Week as an opportunity to organise events and put out information so that people know about their work to tackle empty homes.

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Bank of Mum and Dad now a top mortgage lender, making retirement less certain.

Tuesday 27 August 2019

Research from Legal & General and Cebr has revealed that the Bank of Mum and Dad (BoMaD) is now the equivalent of a top 10 UK mortgage lender, gifting a total of £6.3bn in 2019. This year, the average BoMaD contribution has risen by more than £6,000, to £24,100.

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NAEA Propertymark responds to New Homes Ombudsman consultation

Thursday 22 August 2019

NAEA Propertymark has responded to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s consultation into Redress for purchasers of new build homes and the New Homes Ombudsman.

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New retirement houses resale value increases

Wednesday 21 August 2019

New research into ‘traditional’ leasehold retirement housing shows that recently built properties, on average, increase their value upon resale.

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Chancellor announces £600 million boost for housing in the south of England

Monday 19 August 2019

Chancellor Sajid Javid has announced new investment of over £600 million for infrastructure projects to support the building of 50,000 new homes.

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Northern Ireland housing market continues with annual growth

Thursday 15 August 2019

House prices in Northern Ireland are showing a continued annual growth of 3.5% compared to the same period last year as according to the recent report released by the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency.

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House prices fall across the South of England despite national growth

Thursday 15 August 2019

House prices have fallen across all three regions of the South of England for the first time since 2009, the latest report from the Office of National Statistics shows.

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Emerging detection and response tools help to improve printer data security

Thursday 15 August 2019

Recent articles released worldwide, and GDPR legislation throughout Europe, have highlighted the fact that today’s printers should be treated no differently than any other IT peripheral.

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Share your views on the future of digital identity

Tuesday 13 August 2019

Proving your identity online is often time consuming and repetitive. A Government consultation is asking for your views on developing a secure and reusable digital identification service, to make processes such as reference checking easier and more reliable.

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Mortgage advisors indicate refreshed appetite for interest only mortgages

Friday 09 August 2019

Intermediaries say interest only mortgages comprised 20 per cent of new business introduced in the second quarter of 2019, down from a 2007 peak of 28 percent, but significantly higher than five years ago. Repayment mortgages made up almost all the remaining proportion of new business in that time.

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Agent fees take a back seat as availability and quality concern consumers

Thursday 08 August 2019

An annual HomeOwners’ Alliance consumer survey on housing concerns suggests that estate agent fees place low on the list behind house prices, housing availability and mortgage availability.

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Housing market shows resilience despite Brexit uncertainty

Wednesday 07 August 2019

Despite a marginal drop in prospective buyers in June, and a house price plummet in London, the housing market shows signs of resilience.

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Northern Irish woman suspected of involvement in serious organised crime

Wednesday 07 August 2019

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has secured an Unexplained Wealth Order (UWO) on a Northern Irish woman with suspected links to serious organised crime.

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Landlords cautious over buy-to-let

Tuesday 06 August 2019

Fewer than a third of landlords would add to their buy-to-let portfolio over the next 12 months, research claims.

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GDPR – One year on: stay focused

Monday 05 August 2019

We're one year in and complaints to the regulators are nearing 200,000 and reported breaches are over 85,000. Are we all still being successful in protecting the data of your applicants and vendors?

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Figures show Australians most interested in Scottish property

Friday 02 August 2019

New figures show that Australia is top of the table when it comes to owning property in Scotland.

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Redress scheme warning for estate and letting agents

Wednesday 24 July 2019

Following a recent tribunal where an agency was not signed up to a redress scheme for its property management work, only its letting agency work, all estate and letting agents are being urged to check they are signed up with an approved redress scheme that covers the full remit of their work.

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House prices in Scotland continue to grow faster than the rest of the UK.

Friday 19 July 2019

The May house price index has again shown the average house price in Scotland has increased compared to the same month last year and has also increased each month since May 2016.

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Regulation of Property Agents Working Group (R0PA) report to Government

Thursday 18 July 2019

Today, Thursday 18 July 2019, the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) released a report on the recommendations of the Regulation of Property Agents Working Group (RoPA) proposing a new regulatory framework to cover estate agents across the UK and letting and managing agents in England only.

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Leasehold Reform Task Group Report released for Wales

Wednesday 17 July 2019

A Task and Finish Group, which included participation from NAEA Propertymark, has released its report on Residential Leasehold Reform.

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Past winners success – Propertymark Qualifications Awards

Tuesday 16 July 2019

Nominations are in full swing for the 2019 awards and Propertymark spoke to last year’s winners to hear what they’ve achieved since receiving their much-coveted award.

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