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KEYWORD "Commercial" - 100 RESULTS
Are property firms strengthening financial crime measures with comprehensive business checks?

Regulated firms across all sectors will be well aware of Know Your Customer (KYC) checks and their importance in combatting financial...

13 April 2024

From: Features

The Property Franchise Group to rollout Coadjute partnership

The Property Franchise Group (TPFG) has been trialling property blockchain network Coadjute’s digital property data pack and smart forms and has...

12 April 2024

From: Breaking News

New BASPI form launches with update information requests

Trade and representative bodies representing the legal, surveying, estate agency and property management sectors have launched the fifth iteration of the...

03 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Competition watchdog: ‘Significant intervention’ needed in housebuilding market

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched an investigation into the UK’s largest housebuilders as it warns of “fundamental concerns”...

27 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Making history fit for the future

From medieval castles to Elizabethan manor houses, Georgian townhouses and Victorian terraces, the UK’s historic buildings are central to our country’s...

10 February 2024

From: Features

Are estate agents too trusting of long-term clients?

There’s no question that trust is the bedrock of any longstanding client relationship. It is built on delivering on your promises...

03 February 2024

From: Features

Propertymark to host Ivory Act forum

Propertymark is encouraging auctioneers to attend its upcoming open forum on the 2018 Ivory Act to make sure they are complying with this important law.   The Ivory...

02 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Another year of change? How property law will evolve in 2024

Yulia Barnes is founder and managing partner of Barnes Law   2024 is set to be another significant year for the property...

20 January 2024

From: Features

AI's thrills and cyber-security's chills

The property industry is no stranger to shifts in the technology landscape. The past year in particular saw rapid growth in technology...

20 January 2024

From: Features

Fintech firm joins Open Property Data Association

Fintech firm Phoebus has joined UK trade body the Open Property Data Association (OPDA) as an associate member. The brand provides systems and...

16 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Troubled town halls face even tougher times

The news in September that Birmingham City Council (‘Europe’s largest local authority’) had been forced to issue a Section 114 notice...

06 January 2024

From: Features

Bond Wolfe celebrates strong year for auctions

Property brand and auctioneer Bond Wolfe has recorded total sales revenues of more than £178 million for 2023. The auctions division raised...

03 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Government publishes new housing policy but will it get Britain building?

The Government has published long-awaited reforms to its National Planning Policy Framework, confirming that local housebuilding targets will be advisory rather...

20 December 2023

From: Breaking News

PropTech Today - Cyber security - who holds the keys?

The recent cyber attack on CTS left around 80 conveyancing firms across the country commercially paralysed as the harm to their...

19 December 2023

From: Breaking News

New family takes on Hunters’ flagship office

One of Hunters’ flagship North East offices is under new family ownership. Experienced landlord Thom Swalwell is Hunters’ new franchisee in Sunderland,...

05 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Rightmove mortgages brings ‘significant implications’ for agents – warning

Rightmove’s entry into the mortgage market presents a threat to financial services leads, agents have been warned. The portal said in a...

30 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Will streamlined planning create the 'new pipeline of rural housing'?

There has been much barn conversion activity in recent years perhaps as a result of the change in farming methods making...

25 November 2023

From: Features

Propertymark unveils 2024 regional conference dates

Propertymark has revealed details of its 2024 regional conference programme. The agency trade body said it will visit 19 regional locations next...

24 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency brand on hiring spree as it opens new office

Fisher German is celebrating moving into its new office in the heart of Birmingham as it looks to grow its influence...

15 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Commercial to residential - a growing opportunity

Paul Johnson, Head of Corporate Sales at Leaders Romans Group (LRG) Commercial property has historically been viewed as the more profitable asset...

04 November 2023

From: Features

Agents Do Charity - charitable collaborations

Check out some of the latest charitable endeavours from agency and property brands this week. If you have a charitable event or...

03 November 2023

From: Breaking News

New boss for property team brings US experience to UK

Outsourced communications business Moneypenny has appointed a new head of its property team.  Moneypenny supports 2,500 businesses in the UK property industry,...

25 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Would new Permitted Development Rights mean more houses?

The Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities (DLUHC)  was this week due to conclude its consultation on proposed changes to...

30 September 2023

From: Features

Law firm invests in Scottish brand to boost property presence

Irwin Mitchell has expanded its property practice with an investment in Scotland-based law firm Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie (WJM). The two firms...

19 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Jonathan Rolande: What do the final 100 days of 2023 hold for estate agents?

As Summer makes way for Autumn, many in the sector are bracing themselves for storm-clouds. But should they be?  Here, in his...

08 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Propertymark extends conference season

Propertymark has doubled its regional conference programme for 2023. Working in partnership with Rightmove, the agency trade body will now host 10...

30 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Why is an estate agent called Head of Constellation?

When it comes to plain English, we in the property world are our own worst enemies. I don’t just mean the cliches...

26 August 2023

From: Features

Auction listings rise but sales revenue declines in ‘challenging market’

The number of properties going under the hammer has increased but there has been a dip in the percentage of lots...

18 August 2023

From: Breaking News

OnTheMarket issues share options to retain senior staff

OnTheMarket (OTM) has issued a new round of share options to its senior staff. The challenger portal and property platform announced on...

24 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Trouble Ahead? Bank downgrades 11 property firms as worries mount

The UK real estate industry faces a “particularly precarious” situation in the near to medium term, according to analysts at the...

11 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Turn empty shops and offices into homes - MPs demand action

Two all-party groups of MPs and Peers have called on the government to act to turn empty buildings into good quality,...

10 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Accelerating growth: the key advantages of implementing a CRM

By adopting a top-notch Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solution, you're not only opening doors to acquiring new customers and nurturing existing...

05 July 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Agency brand seals strategic marketing partnership

Self-employed agency brand eXp UK has launched a strategic partnership with proptech supplier nurtur.group.  Under the agreement, nurtur.group will become the exclusive...

04 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Propertmark unveils new chairman and board members

Propertymark has named its new chairperson and board members during its annual general meeting. Succeeding Propertymark’s, Nicky Heathcote, Bill Butler has been...

30 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - community care

Agents have been showing there is more to being charitable than just donating money. This weeks charitable exploits have a big focus...

23 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Hydrogen heating – a silver bullet or hot air?

At present, the space heating of homes accounts for roughly 14% of the UK’s annual emissions. If we are to meet...

14 June 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Major northern auction houses to combine lots

Two of the north’s largest property auction houses, North-West based Pugh and South Yorkshire based Mark Jenkinson, are combining their online property auction listings from...

12 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Prestige & Village announce exciting new partnership with Desert Springs Resort

In an exclusive interview with Estate Agent Today, Simon Coaker, Sales & Marketing Director of Desert Springs Resort, shared captivating insights into...

08 June 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Savills boosts Portuguese presence

Savills has expanded its international presence with the acquisition of Predibisa in Portugal.  The residential and commercial real estate company has 30...

05 June 2023

From: Breaking News

AI property due diligence platform to enter residential market

An artificial intelligence-powered property due diligence platform that is popular in the commercial market has raised £7.5m to help expand into...

23 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Winkworth: Government stifling supply of new homes conversions

A lack of direction and constant shifts in planning policy at local and national government level is putting a block on...

15 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Going for gold! Final keynote speaker revealed for Propertymark conference

Olympic gold medallist Dame Kelly Holmes, has been announced as Propertymark’s final keynote speaker for its landmark conference next month. She will...

10 May 2023

From: Breaking News

LSL shares soar as it switches to franchise model

LSL Property Services’ share price hit a six-month high during trading yesterday after it announced its entire estate agency network would...

05 May 2023

From: Breaking News

10 reasons to ditch paper-based tenancy documents

Despite most businesses across industry now adopting some form of digital alternative to traditional work methods, many in the private rental...

03 May 2023

From: Features

ESTAS Awards shortlist to be revealed with new gong up for grabs

Property industry customer review platform ESTAS is preparing to reveal its regional and national shortlists for their 2023 awards. The nominees for...

02 May 2023

From: Breaking News

New banking settlement scheme set to ‘fully digitise property transactions’ 

The Bank of England last week announced the completion of Project Meridian, a digital synchronised settlement prototype that aims to digitise...

24 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Law Society: Climate risks must be highlighted to homebuyers

Homebuyers should be warned about climate-related risks of a purchase, new Law Society guidance suggests. The legal membership body has issued guidance...

21 April 2023

From: Breaking News

High street agents set for ‘fairer bills’ under business rates overhaul

Agency trade body Propertymark has welcomed reforms to the business rates system, meaning high street agents, and other businesses, could finally...

31 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Conveyancing software firm unveils new AI partnership

Search Acumen has announced a new partnership that aims to accelerate the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) in conveyancing Property data, insight...

29 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Winkworth aims to unlock new homes opportunities in London and beyond

Winkworth is expanding its operations to focus on land and new homes opportunities across London. Dominic Agace, chief executive of Winkworth, said...

02 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Land Registry aims to ‘minimise disruption’ amid new strikes

Next week may not be the best time for agents to chase conveyancers waiting for Land Registry information. The Public and Commercial...

22 February 2023

From: Breaking News

PropTech Today: Smarter collaboration is key to developing a property’s digital identity

Having just had an appointment popped into my diary by my car as it apparently told the garage it’s due a...

22 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Propertymark reveals host for Wembley conference

Broadcast personality and presenter Jenni Falconer has been named as the host of the Propertymark One Conference. Taglined ‘Raise Your Game’, Propertymark, will...

20 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Penalised Stamp Duty critic returns to theme of “we pay too much”

A well known critic of stamp duty has returned to his long-standing theme of querying whether buyers have paid too much...

14 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - on your feet for good causes

Agents and property professionals have been getting on their feet for charity this week. If there are charitable endeavours you think the...

03 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Property Jobs Today - the movers, shakers and people in the news

It has been a busy start to the year for job moves. If you want your jobs or appointments news to feature...

31 January 2023

From: Breaking News

 Affordable homes preaching to the converted

Should commercial properties be converted into homes? I think so. I don’t mean the upscale barns becoming large houses, or the fashionable...

28 January 2023

From: Features

Going to Wembley! 700 agents register for Propertymark conference

Hundreds of agents have already registered to attend the landmark Propertymark One conference at Wembley Arena on 27 June. Agency trade body...

24 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Land Registry staff to strike next month

Staff at the Land Registry and its Scottish equivalent are among Government departments and civil servants who will take part in...

13 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Savills set for 'challenging' start to 2023

The first half of 2023 will be more challenging than last year but the performance of the prime residential markets should...

13 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Humberts unveils tenth franchise office amid UK expansion plans

Historic estate agency brand Humberts has expanded into the Oxford area with a tenth franchised office. It is led by experienced local...

11 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Five key ways that estate agents should be using social media in 2023

Estate agents have the challenging job of creating relationships and trust with their customers, who will make crucial life decisions such...

07 January 2023

From: Features

Propertymark increases member events for 2023 

Propertymark has released a new calendar of events for 2023, doubling the number of regional conferences, and in a first, attendance...

28 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Going to Wembley! Propertymark secures venue for ‘mammoth agency event’

Agency trade body Propertymark has secured Wembley Stadium for a new event that is bringing together sales, lettings, auctioneers, inventories, and...

16 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Propertymark unveils compliance service to help agents avoid fines

Propertymark has launched a new compliance service for its member agents. The offering, called Calm about Compliance, will see experienced auditors advise,...

14 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - singing superheroes

From singing to dressing as superheroes, there are plenty of inspirational examples of agents raising money for good causes this week. Whatever...

09 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Thinking of selling your lettings agency? Here’s what you need to know!

We spent some time with Lucy Noonan, Founder and CEO of Atomic Consultancy, to pick her brains about the many moving...

03 December 2022

From: Features

OnTheMarket launches webinars for agents to meet its partners

OnTheMarket Group is set to host a “Meet Our Partners” virtual series of webinars for agents to hear from the commercial...

02 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Historic regional agency expands Yorkshire presence

Property consultancy Walker Singleton has acquired Brighouse-based estate agency Daniel & Hirst as the firm further expands its residential property operations...

30 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Land Registry expects ‘minimal disruption’ if strike goes ahead

The Land Registry has said it anticipates ‘minimal disruption’ if a civil service strike goes ahead. Civil servants across 126 public sector...

16 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Agents facing sales delays amid possible Land Registry strikes

Estate agents could face new transaction delays after the Land Registry and its Scottish equivalent were among Government departments and civil...

15 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Reinvent then rent: could old commercial buildings boost rental stock?

In this guest piece, Andy Jones, Corporate & Build To Rent Director at LRG, looks at whether commercial property can help solve...

12 November 2022

From: Features

Who is the latest Housing Minister?

The Government’s latest Housing Minister Lucy Frazer brings plenty of property experience as a landlord and has also indirectly received donations...

10 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Sticky situation! Buyers warned as Gü founder loses Stamp Duty claim

Property buyers aiming to reduce their Stamp Duty bill with “mixed-use” purchases are being warned that HMRC is sniffing out those...

26 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - cleaning up for good causes

From bake sales to beach clean-ups, there have been plenty of ways that agents have been giving back for good causes...

14 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Now automation can help protect the property market

Over the last five years, the Government has introduced a range of measures to regulate the property market, particularly in the...

12 October 2022

From: Features

Banned! Watchdog censures Government over levelling up adverts

Seven adverts pushing the Government’s flagship levelling up policy have been banned. The advertising watchdog censured the Department for Levelling Up, Housing...

12 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Sprift announced as main sponsor for this week’s ESTAS

Property data company Sprift has been confirmed as one of the Principal Partners for this year’s ESTAS Awards, which take place...

12 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Regional agent rebrands as it plans national expansion

Regional estate agency Bradley Hall has undergone a rebrand as it looks to expand its presence beyond the North East and...

10 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Property sector backs Investment Zones but calls for more clarity

Agents and property professionals have backed the creation of Investment Zones to help boost housebuilding but have called for more clarity...

26 September 2022

From: Breaking News

ESTAS announces new award category sponsor 

Landmark Information Group has been named as the latest sponsor for the ESTAS Awards. The brand, which includes Landmark Estate Agency Services,...

23 September 2022

From: Breaking News

New TV show reveals ‘grit and glamour’ of luxury property sales

Property brokerage and estate agency Nest Seekers International is set to reveal the highs and lows of luxury property sales in...

21 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Attention! Agency brand becomes armed forces-friendly employer

Spicerhaart has opened its doors for ex-armed forces personnel and reservists to consider estate agency as a career. The agency brand has...

20 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Agency membership body teams up with Marvellous industry trainer

The Federation of Independent Agents (FIA) members are to be given access to exclusive training schemes from industry expert Julian O’Dell. The...

16 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Activist investor backs new Purplebricks board roles but calls for more change

A high-profile Purplebricks investor has backed the beleaguered online agent for bringing more experienced individuals to its board but has urged...

15 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Purplebricks unveils high-profile board appointments

Purplebricks has unveiled two senior board appointments. The online agent has appointed Adrian Gill and Gareth Helm, two highly experienced property industry...

14 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Leading lawyer warns property buyers must be warned of climate risks

Property buyers should be warned of the climate risks when purchasing a home, a leading lawyer has claimed. Stephen Tromans QC, the...

08 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Land Registry outlines plans for automated applications to speed-up sales

The Land Registry has set out ambitious plans to automate up to 70% of all updates to its register by 2025...

05 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Property Jobs Today - the movers, shakers and people in the news

The property jobs market hasn't taken a summer holiday this month. Here are some of the latest moves that took place during...

31 August 2022

From: Breaking News

A Day in The Life of a Regional Construction Director

Last weekend, Nat Daniels' latest Property Natter column focused on the average day in the life of a conveyancer. In this feature,...

20 August 2022

From: Features

As HMRC reveals almost half of those falling foul of AML regulations are property firms, estate agents are urged to get their compliance in order or face the consequences

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) recently published a list of firms that have received penalty notices for failure to meet their...

17 August 2022

From: Sponsored Content

Does it really take a war to improve AML checks?

It’s taken Russia’s invasion of Ukraine for the UK to finally take a much-needed step in the right direction to stop...

13 August 2022

From: Features

New campaign launched in London to boost green investment in the capital

A major new scheme worth half a million pounds is now underway in an effort to promote sustainable investment into housing,...

08 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Dye & Durham considers possible appeal against CMA merger decision

Dye & Durham says it could potentially appeal the decision by the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) to effectively disallow its acquistion...

04 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Purplebricks fallout – CEO bemoans ‘series of missteps’ after annual results

Yesterday’s publication of Purplebricks’ annual results – which made for very difficult reading for the troubled brand – came as part...

03 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Growth in action - regional agents unveil expansion plans

Two major regional agents have expanded their geographical presence and sales focus. Midlands-based land and property agent Sheldon Bosley Knight (SBK) has...

01 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Property Natter – is LinkedIn something agency can no longer ignore?

For some time, LinkedIn was seen – fairly or unfairly – as stodgy, dull, corporate and formal. The uncool uncle to...

30 July 2022

From: Features

How to meet consumer demands in an evolving property market

Thanks to a relentless market, the property market has enjoyed a purple patch over the past few years. But now that...

30 July 2022

From: Features

Revealed - The Benefits of Outsourcing!

You may be thinking that cost and hassle outweighs the benefits of outsourcing, but read on, you may be surprised! The last...

27 July 2022

From: Features

Female property network unveils trio of sponsors

A network for women working in the residential property industry has signed up a trio of high-profile sponsors. Residential property industry suppliers...

18 July 2022

From: Breaking News

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