Is your agency looking a bit tired or ragged round the edges? Time for a bit of TLC? This issue contains advice from the professionals in sprucing up your agency, whether it's a top-to-toe reinvention or a simple mini-update. Our polcy special looks at what an announced White Paper for Wales could mean for the PRS, phase two of the Private Tenancies Act (Northern Ireland) 2022 and a report on the political party conferences.
Thanks to fantastic engagement from members and delegates at Propertymark One, we have made a donation of £5,200 to industry charity Agents Giving to help fund their mission to encourage, support and advocate for fundraising activities that make a real difference to people’s lives.
Acknowledging the impact of ongoing inflationary pressure and high-interest rates, we are delighted to announce that fees for all membership grades will remain at 2023 levels, demonstrating our desire to support members during challenging times.
Richard Worrall, the newly appointed President of NAVA Propertymark, shares his vision for the auctions division, outlining his ambition to help grow the membership fuelled by his drive and determination to make a difference.
Following the Propertymark AGM today, 29 June 2023, Bill Butler takes over from Nicky Heathcote, whose three-year term has come to an end, with Stephen McCarron and Allison Thompson joining him to represent the sales and lettings divisions after an election process. Greg Tsuman and Michael Holden now move into their roles as presidents of ARLA Propertymark and NAEA Propertymark to speak on behalf of members in the media and at events.
2021 was a year of laying the foundations and 2022 has been a year of implementation. The change delivered by the organisation could not have happened if we had not had the support and tremendous efforts of all our staff and our volunteer network and I would like to thank all those involved as we have all achieved this together, as One Propertymark.
In 2003 Apple introduced its iTunes® music store to the world, Iraq was invaded, the Last commercial flight of Concorde happened... And in June, the official launch of the Technical Awards—formal qualifications for those working in agency—took place. This issue celebrates 20 years of qualified agents.
It's always an exciting time to be a property professional! The constant changes and flux in the market keep us all on our toes and, as ever, all property disciplines are evolving and continue to offer opportunity for those who respond to the market indicators, be that lettings, auctions, sales or commercial markets.
Packed with practical advice on the issues facing agents as we enter 2023: maintaining professionalism with abusive clients, rental reform in Wales and Northern Ireland, Right to Rent checks in England, sale board regulations and data protection for agents across the UK.
Catch up with the Autumn edition of your members' magazine and learn more about our partnership with Phil Spencer and Move iQ, get up to speed with ESG in commercial property and why community engagement works for estate agents.
Annually, Propertymark PPD (Principal, Partner or Director) members have to submit a Client Money Examination Report to be inspected as part of their membership, and for every company, they are legally responsible.
Phil Spencer has the biggest following among consumers and he fully endorses the benefits of Propertymark Protection. Download your Phil Spencer toolkit and benefit from his endorsement of your high standards as Propertymark Protected members.
Propertymark is announcing a major initiative to expand consumer understanding of Propertymark Protection. A brand-new partnership with Move iQ, founded by property expert and TV personality Phil Spencer, will provide a platform to educate consumers on the risks of using an unqualified agent.
Our re-launch issue packs a punch with an easy guide to Making Tax Digital, an update on the three phase programme on Material Information direct from NTSELAT and a deep-dive into the factors affecting the Commercial property market.
Michael Alan Sears and Mish Liyanage join the specialist skillset of the current Propertymark Board following a rigorous election process to help drive forward our vision and business strategy. New Presidents of the lettings and sales divisions also take their posts from today, 17 June 2022.
Wonder how to find a good estate agent? In this episode of the Move iQ podcast, Phil Spencer talks to NAEA Propertymark President Liana-Loporto Browne about what to look for – from identifying a good agent through to how to get what you want from them including relevant market information.