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Stamp Duty Holiday – the deadline to market your property

Thursday 10 September 2020

When you factor in the average time it takes to complete on a property, the 31 March 2021 Stamp Duty Holiday deadline doesn’t seem too far away. By using Land Registry and NAEA Propertymark Housing Market Report data, we have calculated the date you need to have your property on the market to realistically sell it in time for 31 March. Read More...


Why you will be checked for money laundering when buying a property

Friday 28 August 2020

When you think of money laundering, your mind may turn to the world of Hollywood movies and gangsters, however it is a genuine problem here in the UK. As a result, when you buy a property your estate agent, solicitor and mortgage lender are required to carry out important checks to ensure that your finances are all above board. This guide gives you an idea of what to expect. Read More...




Conveyancing – a comprehensive guide for England and Wales

Friday 21 August 2020

Technically, conveyancing is the legal process of transferring ownership of a property from one party to another. However, it is also used as an over-arching term for all the legal and administrative work carried out by a solicitor during a house sale or purchase. This guide takes you through the whole process when buying a property. Read More...


Insurance – what you need to know when buying a property

Friday 14 August 2020

In this guide we take a look at what insurance options are available when buying a home so you can make an informed decision on what is right to protect you and your property. Read More...




Private Residential Tenancies (PRT) Explained

Monday 03 August 2020

Private Residential Tenancy (PRT) agreements arrived on 1 December 2017 and replaced the previous assured and short assured tenancy agreements for all new tenancies in Scotland. This guide explains what a PRT is, how and when you should see a copy of it and what you can expect to find in the agreement. Read More...


Everything you need to know about selling a property at auction

Wednesday 29 July 2020

Are you looking to sell your house quickly? Auctions are a great way to secure a quick sale and can work especially well for unconventional properties. We have put together some essential points for you to consider. Read More...


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Advice to Help Sell Your Home

Propertymark Protected members help people sell their homes, we know what works and what doesn't. Read More...

Advice for Tenants

Browse guides containing valuable information highlighting some of the pitfalls that you can easily avoid as a tenant. Read More...

COVID-19's impact on property

If you're searching for a new home, moving, looking to view or host viewings, you will understandably have questions. Our guides will help keep you up to date during the pandemic. Read More...