Hunters Estate Agents hits the screen with Channel 4 TV show

Friday 31 May 2019

NAEA Propertymark Protected, Hunters Estate Agents, took part in a new TV series "When I Grow Up", where a group of primary school children were shown the ropes of full-time employment.

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NCA investigation secures Unexplained Wealth Orders on £80m London homes

Wednesday 29 May 2019

Three Unexplained Wealth Orders (UWOs) have been secured on £80 million worth of London homes held by offshore companies which have been frozen by the High Court.

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Focus, drive and market share

Tuesday 28 May 2019

Propertymark launches Propertymark Inspire, a brand new initiative, led by members and designed for members to benefit from industry leading trainers.

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NCA money laundering investigation results in multi-million-pound asset recovery

Friday 24 May 2019

The National Crime Agency (NCA) recovered around £6 million worth of assets including an award-winning luxury hotel and a £100,000 Bentley from alleged members of an international money laundering group after an eight-year investigation.

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Revised Codes of Practice issued by The Property Ombudsman

Friday 24 May 2019

On 1 June, The Property Ombudsman (TPO) scheme’s updated Codes of Practice will become effective. The revisions are substantial, and incorporate the Tenant Fees Act 2019, Client Money Protection and GDPR requirements.

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Scotland’s house prices growing faster than the rest of the UK

Friday 24 May 2019

March 2019’s monthly UK house price index shows the average price for a property in Scotland is now £149,461 which is a welcoming 3.3% increase compared to the figures of March 2018.

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Annual growth of 3.5% in Northern Ireland house market

Friday 24 May 2019

The latest Northern Ireland Residential Property Price Index covering the first quarter of the year has shown an annual growth of 3.5% compared to the same period in 2018.

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Opinion of Scottish Legal Counsel received on Short Assured Tenancies

Wednesday 22 May 2019

ARLA Propertymark has sought Opinion of Counsel on the status of existing Short Assured Tenancies (SAT) following the Private Housing Tenancies (Scotland) Act 2016 coming into force.

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The most affordable homes in England and Wales

Wednesday 22 May 2019

The latest data from the Office of National Statistics has revealed where the most affordable places to buy a home are in England and Wales based on the ratio of the average salary and the average property price.

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How to win the battle for Google on the High Street

Tuesday 21 May 2019

Founder of Emarketeers and search marketing expert, Jonathan Saipe wrote an article for Propertymark Professional where he shares the top-tips for High Street businesses in order to stand out and be seen on Google.

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Success - are you nurturing it?

Tuesday 21 May 2019

More and more companies are taking the plunge and employing apprentices and, with 77 per cent of employers believing that apprentices make their business more competitive, it is easy to see why.

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Fighting cyber crime

Tuesday 21 May 2019

Estate agents need to adapt to the ever present and increasing threat that comes from unscrupulous hackers and online criminals.

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Recommendations for Overseas Entities Bill put forward to Government

Monday 20 May 2019

NAEA Propertymark’s response to the Joint Committee’s Call for Evidence on the Draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill has been taken into consideration and reflected in their recent call for changes.

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NAEA Propertymark welcomes leasehold investigation

Friday 17 May 2019

NAEA Propertymark has voiced its backing of the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) investigation into the mis-selling of leasehold properties.

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A third of UK companies have no whistleblowing system

Friday 17 May 2019

Thirty five percent of UK companies have no system in place for employees to raise concerns about behaviour of colleagues, but it has a more firmly entrenched culture that other European countries.

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Government release consumer how to buy and sell guides

Tuesday 07 May 2019

Official guidance for homeowners and prospective homeowners has been released covering ‘How to Buy’ and ‘How to Sell’ properties in England and Wales.

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