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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The passing of a former NAEA Propertymark President

Monday 15 July 2019

David Ware, founder of the Ware & Co estate agent, based in Taunton, sadly passed away on 23 June aged 74.

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Is help coming for existing leaseholders?

Tuesday 09 July 2019

Mark Hayward appeared on BBC Breakfast this morning talking to Business reporter Steph McGovern about leasehold.

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New ‘green mortgages’ could cut homeowners mortgage rates, bills and emissions

Monday 01 July 2019

Thanks to a £10 million innovation fund, customers could take advantage of discounted mortgages and save money on energy bills and emissions by upgrading the energy rating of their home.

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