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KEYWORD "The Guild of Property Professionals" - 100 RESULTS
The Guild secures new homes referral arrangement for members

The Guild of Property Professionals has launched a referral arrangement for its members with The Land & New Homes Network.  New home...

19 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Land Registry reveals 1.4% house price drop in 2023

Average house prices fell 1.4% during 2023, Land Registry data has revealed. The latest Land Registry House Price Index for December 2023...

15 February 2024

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Guild conference to share how agents can charge higher fees

The Guild of Property Professionals has set a date for its Annual Conference and Awards Ceremony on 22 March 2024. It will...

05 February 2024

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Housing analyst: I’m happy to be wrong on house prices

A housing market analyst has admitted he is “happy being wrong” after predicting house prices would fall between 8% and 10%...

19 January 2024

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Land Registry: House prices dropping at fastest rate since 2011

House prices fell at their fastest rate since 2011 during November 2023, the Land Registry has revealed. The latest Land Registry House...

18 January 2024

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Regional agent hits 100-year milestone

Webbers Estate Agents is marking its 100th anniversary this year. The South West-based agent, an exclusive Guild of Property Professionals member in...

05 January 2024

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More training needed for agents as sales market slows - claim

The property market is heading for around 23% fewer sales this year and some agents may need better training to deal...

21 December 2023

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The Guild unveils learning platform to boost industry standards

The Guild of Property Professionals has launched a new learning platform to help boost agent knowledge and skills.  It includes the Guild's...

06 December 2023

From: Breaking News

HMRC: October property market activity hits two-year low

HMRC recorded the slowest October for property sales since 2021 last month. The latest property transaction figures from the taxman estimates that...

01 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents urged to check PI cover amid rise in cyberattacks

The Guild of Property Professionals is urging estate agents across the UK to be on high alert as cyberattacks targeting the...

29 November 2023

From: Breaking News

The Guild hails success of virtual Autumn Tour 

The Guild of Property Professionals successfully hosted its annual Autumn Tour virtually last week, allowing member agents from across the UK...

28 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Autumn Statement: Treasury pledges £3m to ‘improve homebuying process'

The Autumn Statement ended up being silent on Stamp Duty reforms and direct housing market stimulus but there were some nuggets...

23 November 2023

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Proptech firm launches auction hiring spree

Residential property auctioneer iamproperty is creating 18 new job opportunities for people to join the fast-growing world of auction, as consumer...

06 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents’ network welcomes eight new member agents in a month

The Guild of Property Professionals has announced eight new members to its network of independent agents. One is George F White in...

26 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Housing market rollercoaster is ‘coming to an end’ – claim

The property market’s 18-month “white-knuckle ride” is coming to an end, Tom Bill claims. Speaking on the Guild of Property Professionals’ The...

24 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Guild agents reach reviews milestone

The Guild of Property Professionals is celebrating reaching 13,000 ESTAS reviews. This has given the network an average customer service rating of 96.6%.  Based on...

17 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Guild of Property Professionals launches second streamed seminar

The Guild of Property Professionals has launched a second virtual event this Autumn following its inaugural streamed event earlier this year. Scheduled...

11 October 2023

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Women in Estate Agency group unveils webinar series

The Women in Estate Agency (WiEA) group is launching a webinar series. The first will go live on Friday 13 October at...

09 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Are UK agents the poor relation when it comes to global commission rates?

UK estate agents are paid one of the lowest commission rates in the world, according to a spokesperson for a leading...

07 October 2023

From: Features

House price growth slows again as agents enter ‘busy autumn’

Annual house price growth has returned to its lowest level since the pandemic, Land Registry data shows. The latest figures from the...

21 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - fundraising in the rain

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

04 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Mortgage boss: Higher rates will delay buying decisions

Homebuyers should get used to interest rates of 6% to 7% being the norm, a senior industry executive claims. Peter Brodnicki, chief...

25 July 2023

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Industry trainer reveals most important agent trait

Forget sales skills or an ability to keep track of countless numbers of keys and alarm codes, a senior industry trainer...

17 July 2023

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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

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And the winners are... Guild honours members at 30th anniversary event

The Guild of Property Professionals has recognised the achievements of its members during its 30th anniversary celebration and awards ceremony. The awards,...

21 June 2023

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Property professionals urged to rally together for Agents Giving Day

Industry charity Agents Giving is asking the property industry to rally together for local food banks this week and beyond. Agents Giving...

12 June 2023

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Guild introduces new tiered membership options

The Guild of Property Professionals is launching a tiered membership offer which it says will allow agents to choose according to...

01 June 2023

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Agents Do Charity - toughening up for good causes

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

26 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Automated referrals launched for Fine & Country and Guild agents

Agency technology company the nurtur.group has launched the first phase its Automated Referral System, to help agents in the Fine &...

19 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Building safety laws set to delay home moves – claim

The Building Safety Act will cause further delays to the home moving process, a senior industry executive has warned. Rob Hailstone, chief...

18 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency network to mark 30-year milestone

The Guild of Property Professionals has revealed plans to hold a summer celebration event and awards function as it marks its...

10 May 2023

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Agents urged to conduct health and safety checks on listings

Agents are being reminded to conduct health and safety checks on their listings as well as in the office. This is according...

18 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency regulations may not come in original form – claim

The long-awaited Regulation of Property Agents (ROPA) rules will still be introduced but most probably in a different form, it has...

05 April 2023

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Agents Do Charity - grants for good causes

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

24 March 2023

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Guild boss identifies housing market ‘green shoots’

Lower mortgage rates than the end of last year and slowing inflation should sustain the housing market as it enters the...

21 March 2023

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Agents Do Charity - egg hunting

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

17 March 2023

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International Women’s Day: Female agents highlight importance of girl power

Female estate agents have shared the highs and lows of working in the property industry to mark International Women’s Day (IWD). The...

08 March 2023

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The Guild celebrates hitting reviews milestone

The Guild of Property Professionals has achieved the milestone of more than 11,000 ESTAS reviews. The network has revealed it has reached...

08 March 2023

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Agency network issues website compliance warning

The Guild of Property Professionals has issued a reminder to agents about the importance of their websites remaining compliant. The property network...

17 February 2023

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Agents Do Charity - charitable targets

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

17 February 2023

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Agents urged to back Turkey-Syria earthquake appeal

Estate agency leaders have partnered to raise vital funds to support those affected by the devastating earthquake that hit Turkey and...

13 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Media blamed for ‘stifling market sentiment’

Industry leaders have hit out at the media for “stifling sentiment” as they urge agents to help vendors make an informed...

23 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Don’t leave AML checks to your accountant, agents advised

Agents are being urged to keep an eye on their HMRC Government Gateway Account to ensure they don’t miss messages and...

19 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Everything You Need To Know About the 2023 Housing Market

New year, old worries: what’s happening in the housing market? We’ve asked experts and collated forecasts, 15 in total. On the one...

07 January 2023

From: Features

Agents urged to avoid rush to cut fees in challenging property market

Agents will need to articulate their worth in the new challenging property market but shouldn’t rush to drop fees, industry trainer...

28 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Guild agents grow market share amid wider decline - claim

Agents within The Guild of Property Professionals are the only grouping in the top five positions that has seen new instruction...

21 December 2022

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Property market ‘recalibration’ is underway - claim

The property market is ‘recalibrating’ but should be seen in context of economic events, agents are being urged. Kris Mclean, managing director...

06 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Agency boss: Higher conveyancing fees can speed-up sales

Increased conveyancing fees would speed-up transaction times, it has been claimed. Iain McKenzie, chief executive of The Guild of Property Professionals suggests...

22 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Compliance expert: Agency complaints are inevitable

High transaction volumes are likely to lead to more complaints about agents, a compliance expert claims. Paul Offley, compliance officer at The Guild...

18 November 2022

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Agency network boss: Focus on affordability rather than rates

Agents should be getting buyers to focus on what they can afford now and in the future rather than worrying about...

01 November 2022

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Insight – what impact will the economic tug-of-war have on the property market?

With the Treasury and the Bank of England stepping in to try and calm the markets, talk of an emergency interest...

28 September 2022

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On the road again - The Guild launches agent roadshow

The Guild of Property Professionals is set to embark on a roadshow next month to meet agents and share insights and...

22 August 2022

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Foxtons became too flabby, interim boss claims

Foxtons had become ‘flabby’ and lost its sense of business, its interim chief executive Peter Rollings claims. Speaking on The Guild of...

18 August 2022

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Agents Do Charity – running and fundraising as the weather sizzles

We’re undergoing another heatwave at the moment, with the mercury rising above 30 degrees for five successive days before it breaks...

12 August 2022

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Agents Do Charity – Back to School, Agents Giving and Bluewater campaign

As the great sporting summer continues – with the Lionesses triumphant against Germany last Sunday, the ongoing Commonwealth Games, and the...

05 August 2022

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Agents - are there gaps in your AML process?

A compliance expert has warned that even though most agents will have robust anti-money laundering (AML) checks and processes in place,...

04 August 2022

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Propertymark Qualifications names new board members

Propertymark Qualifications has added two industry veterans to its board. Jan Hytch, residential and operations partner for Arnold Keys and Katie Griffin,...

27 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Trading Standards: Portals should refuse non-compliant listings

The head of the National Trading Standards Estate and Letting Agency Team (NTSELAT) has suggested the material listings rules should be...

15 June 2022

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Record 600 names on ESTAS Awards shortlist

A record 600 firms and individuals have been shortlisted for the 2022 ESTAS Customer Service Awards. Sponsored by blockchain property network Coadjute,...

31 May 2022

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Agency proptech supplier's new CTO promises 'innovative' products

PropTech supplier nurtur.group has appointed Damon Bullimore BriefYourMarket co-founder Damon Bullimore as chief technology officer (CTO). It follows nurtur.group’s acquisition of the...

16 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Property Natter – the who’s who of the industry

The property industry is fortunate in including many great people, doing great work across a range of businesses – from traditional agency...

30 April 2022

From: Features

Industry survey launched to encourage agent and conveyancer collaboration

Property blockchain network Coadjute has launched a research project to identify ways estate agents and conveyancers can improve their working relationship. It...

28 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Should agents restrict repeat viewings to combat rising petrol prices?

Agents are preparing their businesses for the cost of living crunch, with considerations on fuel use, heating and window display lighting. Much...

07 April 2022

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‘Watershed moment’ as estate agents and conveyancers agree to ditch rivalries

Estate agents and conveyancers have agreed on better working relationships at the first collaborative event between the two professions. There has been...

05 April 2022

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Agents and conveyancers in new era of partnership, says PropTech chief

The sponsor of an industry forum for agents and conveyancers to be held next week says the collaborative event hails the...

25 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Over 6,000 agency offices now serviced by growing PropTech supplier

PropTech supplier nurtur.group - which owns Fine & Country and the Guild of Property Professionals - has acquired Brief Your Market,...

07 March 2022

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Agents told to review client identities against sanctions list

Agents are being told by a trade body to conduct more frequent risk reviews and check purchaser identities against up to...

02 March 2022

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Agents Giving charity appoints another senior agency figure to board

Agents Giving - widely recognised as the industry’s main charity - has appointed another senior agency figure to its board. It’s Iain...

24 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Cyber-security in 2022: what do agents need to know?

I’m sure most readers would agree with me that cyber-security is vitally important for almost any business, particularly those businesses like...

12 February 2022

From: Features

PropTech rebrand for epropservices as it speeds product development

The branding and technology supplier epropservices - which also owns Fine & Country and the Guild of Property Professionals - is changing...

01 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Agents and Conveyancers work together? Forum aims to make it happen

The ESTAS Forum scheduled for March says its aim is to encourage agents and conveyancers to work more closely together.  “There doesn’t...

24 January 2022

From: Breaking News

We’re Different - Agent group wants to stand out after 25 years

The Guild of Property Professionals is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a pledge to work hard this year to stand out...

21 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Property Natter – my predictions for the property market in 2022

As this is the first Natter back since the Christmas break, I should like to first wish all our readers a...

15 January 2022

From: Features

Exclusive: Setback for house buying reform as top expert moves job

Estate Agent Today understands that the civil servant who has been at the heart of plans to reform the house buying...

13 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Agent Alert - “more and more” cyber attacks on companies

A warning has gone out to estate agents that “more and more” reports are being filed about cyber attacks on agencies...

12 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Agent lashes out against any relaxation of mortgage lending

An estate agency owner who is also a qualified independent mortgage adviser has hit out against the suggestion that lenders may...

09 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Masks: Agents should wear them even if public not in branch - call

Agents are being advised to wear face masks at work - even if no member of the public is present.  Paul Offley,...

01 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Agents in part of the UK advised to work from home again

Estate agents and other workers in Northern Ireland are being urged to work from home "where possible" in a bid to...

24 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Cyber-Attack: Agents must learn from Simplify IT catastrophe

Agents must have a robust plan in place in case they are subjected to a ransomware cyber attack, says the Guild...

23 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Agent Roadshow back on tour for the first time in 18 months

The Guild of Property Professionals launches its Autumn/Winter 2021 Tour this week - the first time its members have met in person...

25 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Agents urged to conduct extra legal checks on buyers

Agents are being advised to go above and beyond the legal requirements for anti-money laundering requirements.  Paul Offley, compliance officer for The...

13 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Big PropTech deal announced, funded by online agency investor

PropTech industry giant epropservices has acquired Property Technology Ltd, better known to agents as marketing platform LeadPro. epropservices is the parent company of...

07 October 2021

From: Breaking News

We Salute You! - industry tribute after the stamp duty holiday frenzy

The stamp duty holiday concluded at midnight, marking the end of the busiest period for the industry - all parts of...

01 October 2021

From: Breaking News

Agents warned about sensitive data being included in listings

Agents are being warned about removing personal data and information from marketing material. Paul Offley, compliance officer at The Guild of Property...

24 September 2021

From: Breaking News

The Guild gets ready to go live with formal qualifications platform

The Guild of Property Professionals’ formal qualifications platform is set for launch this month. Agents will be able to access the platform...

15 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - Golf, football and… er…. baking

Welcome to this week’s Agents Do Charity - another edition of good will and cheer generated by the industry’s fund-raising heroes. It’s...

10 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Referral revenue between agents hits £1.3m says network

Referral revenues shared between agents in a major industry trade group has hit over £1.35m.  Daniel Pepperell, regional director at The Guild...

12 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Use The Data! Agents should target owners likely to move in next year

With stock remaining perilously short for most agents, the industry has been advised to use data to identify those existing owners...

30 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Masks and Social Distancing stay for now, say most agents

It may be ‘Freedom Day’ but it looks certain that many estate agents will still wear masks in offices today and...

19 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Agent accosting Whitty was “unacceptable” say trade bodies

The industry’s two leading trade bodies have spoken out about the incident in which an agent accosted England’s chief medical officer,...

05 July 2021

From: Breaking News

Agent’s website or portal? Marketing tips from the Guild Guru

Iain McKenzie, chief executive of the Guild of Property Professionals, has given Estate Agent Today readers four exclusive marketing tips. In a...

24 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Agents to be given data forecasting when existing owners will move

The Guild of Property Professionals is to give its members a tool which, it claims, will show existing owners’ propensity to...

03 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Agents to be told which streets have biggest fee-earning potential

The Guild of Property Professionals is launching a new PropTech platform called Fee Street, which is in its own words “dedicated...

21 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Cybercrime warning to estate agents holding sensitive data

A leading industry trade body is warning that remote-working agents and smaller independent agencies are particularly vulnerable to the growing threat...

14 May 2021

From: Breaking News

New guidance to agents over Dual Fees and vendor dis-instruction

Agents are being advised on what course of action they should take to safeguard their right to fees should they be dis-instructed...

29 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Purplebricks downgrade signals booming independent agents - claim

International investment bank UBS has double-downgraded Purplebricks from ‘buy’ to ‘sell’ - and that could be good for independent agents, a...

22 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Stamp Duty: Agents told to warn vendors they may miss deadline

An analysis of the average time taken for properties from 10 leading estate agency brands to complete shows a significant increase...

16 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Boomin Bites Back: We’ll NEVER do direct sales, insists founder

Agents have contacted Estate Agent Today to say they fear the new MatchMaker service on the Boomin portal could be used...

06 April 2021

From: Breaking News

Boomin - What’s the verdict?

The launch of Boomin has been and gone with, perhaps, something less than its expected fanfare of publicity. Of course there are...

03 April 2021

From: Features

Big sign-up for new Level Three Agency Qualification scheme

The Guild of Property Professionals says it’s had a strong response to the launch of its Ofqual-accredited Level Three Agency Qualification. It...

25 March 2021

From: Breaking News

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