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Spring Budget 2020 - stamp duty, cladding, AML and more

11/03/20

New Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has delivered a range of measures affecting the property industry in his first budget.

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Inaccessible first-floor Wisbech property sells for £1

21/02/20

A town centre property with river frontage and far-reaching views has been snapped for a cool £1 at auction.

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New housing minister: what the industry thinks

14/02/20

Estate agents are getting increasingly annoyed by the ever quickening revolving door at the Ministry of Housing as Esther McVey yesterday made way ...

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Electrical Safety Regulations to come into force

15/01/20

Subject to approval by both Houses of Parliament landlords and agents will need to ensure electrical installation inspections and testing are carri...

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Prime Minister pledges new action to eliminate homelessne...

23/12/19

More than £260 million has been committed by the Prime Minister for local authorities to support people who are homeless or at risk of losing their...

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'I've called Whirlpool 40 times and got nowhere'

18/12/19

Alex Acteson has phoned Whirlpool 40 times on behalf of her mother, Chris, who had a stroke two years ago.

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GENERAL ELECTION 2019: YOUR GUIDE TO KEY HOUSING POLICY P...

27/11/19

We’ve put together a quick guide to the housing policies announced by the Conservatives, Labour, Green Party, and Liberal Democrats, which include ...

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‘No plans’ to introduce national landlord register

07/11/19

Government have confirmed that a detailed assessment of the ‘A licence to rent’ report has not been undertaken and there are no plans in place to i...

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Your credit score matters – here’s why

23/09/19

A credit score is used to assess whether or not you will be able to repay a loan, mortgage or credit card debt. If you’re not looking to buy a prop...

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Landlords would be hit with a Labour Government

03/09/19

Research made by the Financial Times concluded that the UK’s 2.6m landlords would face a moment of reckoning if Labour won the next general electio...

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RYANAIR NAMED WORST BRAND FOR CUSTOMER SERVICE IN WHICH? ...

23/08/19

Airline comes bottom out of 100 British businesses

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UK house prices and sales 'losing momentum'

08/08/19

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UK housing market experiences new year chill

07/02/19

UK house prices fell by 2.9% in January compared with December, according to the country's largest mortgage lender.

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Mortgage arrears: Flaws found in support for the vulnerable

06/12/18

Mortgage lenders are failing to support some vulnerable people who have fallen behind on their repayments, the financial watchdog has said.

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Public 'ready for change' as UK economy is 'unfair' and '...

05/09/18

A Sky Data poll suggests most people want an increase in the minimum wage, new company taxes and more regulation for web giants.

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Royal Mail to change fees which 'penalise' modern families

16/08/18

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84% of PRS tenants happy with their accommodation

01/08/18

The latest English Housing Survey, published by the Government, shows that one in five people in England now live in the private rented sector, a f...

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The world's first family to live in a 3D-printed home

11/07/18

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Longer tenancy plans to give renters more security

04/07/18

Secretary of State for Communities proposes the introduction of a minimum 3-year tenancy term, with a 6-month break clause.

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Brexit barriers could cost households £1k each, report a...

18/06/18

Households could be left up to £1,000 a year worse off because of Brexit trade barriers, a report will suggest.

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Brexit: Time is running out, big business warns May

30/05/18

A group of major European companies has warned the Prime Minister they may cut investment without more clarity over the terms of Britain's EU exit.

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Help for 'mortgage prisoners' sought by FCA

04/05/18

Long-standing mortgage borrowers who are unable to switch to a better deal, dubbed "mortgage prisoners", should be given more help, the UK's financ...

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Brexit recession warning from RBS boss

09/04/18

RBS chief executive Ross McEwan has warned a no-deal Brexit could tip the UK economy into recession.

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UK house price growth lowest for 5 years, says Halifax

07/03/18

The rate of house price growth in the UK slumped to just 1.8% in the year to February, according to the country's largest lender, the Halifax.

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What not to expect from Philip Hammond Spring statement

19/02/18

The Treasury has moved to play down expectations of Chancellor Philip Hammond's Spring statement next month.

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Biggest house price rises for 2017 revealed

02/01/18

House prices in Cheltenham grew at the fastest pace in the UK during 2017, according to research from the Halifax.

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Construction bodies warn of Brexit 'cliff edge' skills gap

29/11/17

Construction workers from the EU should have the right to "settled status" in the UK after Brexit, industry bodies have urged.

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Are house prices back from the crash?

17/10/17

House prices in more than half of neighbourhoods in England and Wales are still lower in real terms than a decade ago, BBC analysis has revealed.

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Brexit 'blight' blamed as recession looms for constructio...

03/10/17

New building projects are being put on hold with uncertainty 'freezing clients into indecision' according to a new survey.

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Success as Government announces they are going to regulat...

02/10/17

Communities Secretary, Sajid Javid MP used his speech to the Conservative Party Conference on 1 October 2017 to announce plans to introduce manda...

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ARLA Propertymark react to Westminster Hall debate on pro...

12/09/17

Earlier Today a Westminster Hall debate took place on the ‘proposed ban on letting agent fees to tenants’ in England. The debate was sponsored by K...

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Landlord licensing scheme considered in areas of Barnsley

23/08/17

A council is looking to introduce a selective licensing scheme to combat bad landlords and nuisance tenants in private rented properties.

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OnTheMarket portal steps up Zoopla battle with £50m float

03/08/17

OnTheMarket will take the fight to Rightmove and Zoopla on Friday when it announces plans to go public, Sky News learns.

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State pension age increase from 67 to 68 brought forward

19/07/17

The increase from 67 to 68 will now take effect from 2037, seven years earlier than previously planned, the Government announces.

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Households due £285 rebate on fuel bills, says Citizens A...

12/07/17

Every household in the UK should get a one-off rebate of £285 on its fuel bills as a result of excess industry profits, Citizens Advice has said.

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ARLA and NAEA comment on the appointment of Alok Sharma a...

14/06/17

PRESS RELEASE: David Cox, Chief Executive, ARLA Propertymark (Association of Residential Letting Agents) and Mark Hayward, Chief Executive, NAEA Pr...

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May 'listening a lot harder' to business after election

12/06/17

The head of the British Chambers of Commerce says the election result will ensure business has more of a voice going into Brexit.

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Fire risk alert issued over Beko tumble dryers

29/05/17

Hundreds of Beko tumble dryers, including a model that caused a house fire killing a mother-of-two, need to be fixed amid safety fears.

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Further signs of UK property slowdown in April

22/05/17

There were further signs of a slowdown in the property market in April, as the number of sales fell significantly, while fewer people took out mort...

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Government Agrees to Mandatory CMP

27/03/17

PRESS RELEASE: David Cox, Chief Executive, ARLA Propertymark comments on today’s announcement that the Government will be introducing compulsory cl...

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Go Green for 2017 with the Carbon Trust

02/03/17

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

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Tenant fees - the fight continues

08/12/16

23 November 2016 was a grim day for the industry as lettings agents across the country heard for the first time that the Government intend to ban l...

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Corbyn’s plans would spell disaster for tenants

03/08/16

Jeremy Corbyn’s plans for rent controls and “secure tenancies” in the private rented sector would spell disaster for tenants, reducing the supply a...

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Bogus letting agent jailed for ripping off landlords and ...

01/08/16

A fraudster who posed as a letting agent with the sole intention of stealing from landlords and tenants has been jailed for almost two and a half y...

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Rents and property values would drop after Brexit, say la...

02/06/16

Associations for estate and letting agents say average UK house would be worth £2,300 less in 2018 if Britain leaves the EU

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Brexit - What effect will it have on the housing market?

19/05/16

How would an ‘in’ or ‘out’ Brexit result affect the housing market? Our latest research report compiled with Centre for Economic and Business Resea...

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Shelter - The future of Housing and Home: Scenarios from ...

26/04/16

On Wednesday 20 April 2016 ARLA attended a roundtable meeting with leading industry stakeholders at the Nationwide Building in London to discuss th...

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Buy-to-let surge to subside say lenders

11/04/16

This year's surge in buy-to-let lending is expected to subside following tax changes, the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) has said.

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Budget 2016: What do I need to know?

16/03/16

Missed George Osborne's budget announcement?

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