The cream of the crop was applauded, and the winners were announced at an evening celebration on 6 December.
Governments across the UK are consulting on implementing new energy efficiency standards for private rented property. Propertymark wants to see more energy–efficient homes, but new rules and requirements must be realistic and achievable.
PropTech is a vital part of the digital transformation of the property industry; it helps end-users make better decisions, encourages the industry to move beyond traditional processes, and ultimately makes the life of an agent easier.
Propertymark is working to boost awareness of the ways in which letting agents can fight against organised crime, specifically in the area of modern slavery and human trafficking (MSHT).
The Negotiator’s Lifetime Achievement Award 2021 highlights a truly instrumental figure within the property sector and has been awarded to Propertymark’s Mark Hayward.
This guide provides letting agents and their landlords with information that can help maximise the benefits of renting with pets while taking appropriate action to minimise the risk of damage.
PRS Report: Propertymark members reported the lowest number of new prospective tenants in October since December 2020.
HOUSING MARKET REPORT: The number of available properties per branch has decreased to 21, the lowest figure on record and 46 per cent lower than October 2020.
The Programme set in place two schemes, run by Nest and Arbed, which provided free advice and energy-efficient measures to those struggling with the costs of their current energy need as well as arranged the installation of measures, including insulation, to homes in particular areas in Wales respectively.
The Welsh Government has launched a consultation which proposes changes to the planning system that could mean that planning permission is required for a change of use from primary to a secondary home or holiday let.
How can the private rented sector (PRS) best prepare for the UK Government’s net-zero targets? A panel of experts, led by NRLA's London representative Kate Gregory, discussed the challenges and benefits for the PRS in a webinar on 18 November 2021.
Figures from the ‘Mind the Gap 2021’ report, commissioned by employer and health and safety advisory service, WorkNest, magnifies differences in employer and employee opinion among key business elements, such as the effects of hybrid working.
With around 170 different pieces of legislation that must be adhered to within the private rented sector (PRS), the everchanging landscape of compliance combined with the mounting financial pressures triggered by policies such as Section 24 of the Finance (No. 2) Act 2015 and, more recently, debt arrears caused by COVID-19 more must be done to support landlords.
The annual Awards ceremony taking place soon will celebrate the very best of professional learning with a total of nine awards that learners, agents, employers, and training providers from up and down the country have been submitting nominations for.
Official UK Government figures show the number of possession actions across court stages in England and Wales were higher than those reported in 2020 but significantly lower than in the same quarter of 2019.
The ‘Energy efficiency of housing in England and Wales’ report published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shines a light on the importance of any funding schemes provided for landlords to consider the different tenure of homes across the UK.