Property watchdog comes to aid of family and dog

Wednesday 29 March 2017

Homebuyers who were mistakenly told their pet dog would be welcome in their future home have been awarded more than £1,000 in compensation by TPO.


Do something funny for money

Friday 24 March 2017

In aid of Red Nose Day 2017, the staff at Propertymark HQ joined the comic adventure by dressing down and donning red noses to raise money for Comic Relief.


Wales scraps Right-To-Buy

Friday 24 March 2017

The Welsh Government has introduced a Bill to abolish the Right-To-Buy scheme, which allows social housing tenants the opportunity to purchase their home at a massively discounted price.


The consequences of price fixing

Wednesday 22 March 2017

Following on from reports earlier in the month of price fixing within the industry, NAEA Propertymark wants to remind agents of the consequences of breaking the law.


Run David, run!

Tuesday 21 March 2017

On 22 April, NAEA Propertymark member David Stuart-Smith of Andrew Grant Estate Agents will bravely take his place on the starting line of the London Marathon to raise funds for the Prostate Cancer Research Centre.


Housing for older people

Monday 20 March 2017

NAEA Propertymark has responded to the House of Commons Communities and Local Government (CLG) inquiry, looking at the shortage of suitable housing for over 55’s in the UK.


HM Treasury release draft Money Laundering Regulations 2017

Thursday 16 March 2017

HM Treasury have released the long-awaited Money Laundering Regulations 2017. While it is positive to have these draft regulations, there are still unanswered questions on which we will be seeking guidance.


NHBC new home registrations resilient throughout 2016

Wednesday 15 March 2017

More than 150,000 new homes were registered in the UK by NHBC in 2016, the second highest in almost a decade.


River Thames central to London's growth

Tuesday 14 March 2017

Gavin Barwell MP, Minister of State for Housing and Planning and Minister for London is calling for greater integration of the River Thames in the growth of London.


Propertymark & Sky Sports TV - Game. Set. Match.

Friday 10 March 2017

As part of our mission to raise consumer awareness of the Propertymark brand, our new logo will be advertised on perimeter boards during 20 live Sky Sports matches throughout 2017.


The property trap

Thursday 09 March 2017

Four out of 10 new properties in England and Wales are now sold as leasehold, ranging from one bedroom flats in city centres, to four bedroom detached homes in rural areas.


Business rates revaluation

Wednesday 08 March 2017

Whilst the Chancellor, Philip Hammond tried to make light of the Spring Budget with countless jokes and jibes at the opposition, his announcement concerning business rates is no laughing matter.


The sky's the limit - Upward extensions in London

Tuesday 07 March 2017

In April 2016, the Department for Communities and Local Government, alongside the Mayor of London, opened a consultation on the implementation of planning changes and upward extensions in London.


Health and safety: What you need to know

Monday 06 March 2017

An estate agency firm has been fined £200,000 for breaching the Health and Safety at Work Act, by failing to discharge a health and safety duty to a person other than an employee after a woman fell down a well during a property viewing last year.


What are the chances? One in a million!

Thursday 02 March 2017

In a charming yet bizarre coincidence, the new Sudbury branch of Fenn Wright's first transaction was a house sale between Mrs Fenn and Mrs Wright!


Go green for 2017 with the Carbon Trust

Wednesday 01 March 2017

Now may be the best time to swap out those old, inefficient lightbulbs and ditch the energy-guzzling electric heaters in your office.