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KEYWORD "upfront information" - 100 RESULTS
More Upfront Material Information could cut viewings, save fall-throughs - claim

A survey of over 11,000 buyers suggests overwhelming support for more upfront information to be supplied by agents to buyers. Disclosing upfront...

25 June 2024

From: Breaking News

370,000 sellers face summer in ‘conveyancing limbo’ – warning

More than 370,000 home movers could waste their summer stuck in a state of conveyancing limbo, it has been warned. It comes...

05 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Could buyer dropouts become a thing of the past?

Anyone who has ever bought or sold a house, knows the frustration and disappointment when a sale falls through. The excitement of...

01 June 2024

From: Features

Agency regulation and enforcement will improve home sales - claim

Estate agency regulation is needed to help improve the homebuying and selling process, MPs have been told. The first hearing of the...

14 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Chain-free properties command 3.9% premium – research

Chain-free homes are commanding an asking price premium of 3.9% compared with other homes, rising to a premium of 7.2% in...

09 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Trade and representative bodies launch fifth iteration of the BASPI

Trade and representative bodies representing the legal, surveying, estate agency and property management sectors, including the Conveyancing Association, have launched the...

27 April 2024

From: Features

Owners deterred from downsizing by cost and hassle of moving

The cost and time consuming nature of the house moving process is deterring older owners from downsizing, it’s been alleged. An upfront...

18 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Property Natter - Buyers 'tak' the high road to stronger market

When we talk in general terms about the UK housing market, we tend to draw a picture of generality. Facts and figures...

13 April 2024

From: Features

Fall-through costs set to rise after slower 2023 – warning

Fall-throughs are costing home sellers an estimated £909m a year, according to new analysis. Upfront information provider Home Sale Pack has analysed...

05 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Moverly integrates with Alto on material information tools

Proptech firm Moverly has partnered with Zoopla-backed Alto to intergrate its material information tools into the CRM. Upfront information platform Moverly said...

05 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Government intervention needed on property transaction times – claim

Property professionals have called for the Government to allocate its promised £3m towards improving the home buying and selling process to...

04 March 2024

From: Breaking News

UK home sale times are ‘embarrassing’ - claim

The UK timeframe for selling a property has been branded as “embarrassing.” New research shows the UK ranks as the slowest country...

21 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Agents back upfront information but feel legislation is needed

Most agents agree that providing upfront information at the very start of the homebuying process would improve the buying and selling...

13 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Material Information: How can Estate Agents Capitalise on the Opportunity?

Following the release of Material Information Parts B & C, iamproperty’s Product Manager, Tania Bonesi, shares insights on how Estate Agents...

07 February 2024

From: Features

Conveyancers launch upfront information provider to cut sale times

A new upfront information provider has launched, promising to shorten the homebuying and conveyancing process. Home Sale Pack has said it will...

07 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Agency app launches material information report

HOP (the Home Owner’s Passport) has released its upgraded material information report to support agents with Trading Standards compliance. The list of...

07 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Fall-throughs cost agents £63m in remarketing - research

Fall-throughs are costing estate agents an estimated £63m purely based on the cost of having to remarket a property and host...

25 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Fall-throughs continued to rise in 2023 - claim

Fall-throughs are estimated to have cost UK buyers and sellers £270m during the third of last year, research suggests. It marks the...

04 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Agents urged to be more choosy about 2024 listings

Agents should be more picky about their listings during 2024 and focus on sellers that will help speed up sales by...

02 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Consumers willing to pay for faster property transactions - research

Consumer willingness to pay to speed up transaction timeframes is on the rise, research suggests. A survey by iamproperty has found 88%...

11 December 2023

From: Breaking News

How investing in a CRM is the best way to NTS compliance

I think we can all agree that the National Trading Standards Material Information reforms are a good thing for the property...

06 December 2023

From: Sponsored Content

New Fall Through game highlights benefits of upfront material information

Home-moving platform MoveReady has launched a new game to raise awareness of new material information rules and help agents, buyers and...

06 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Property Natter - I feel the need. The need for speed-ier house purchases

It was actor Charlies Sheen who said: ‘I have one speed. I have one gear. Go!’ The same might not be said...

25 November 2023

From: Features

New lawyers action group queries material information rules

A new action group has been formed that is expressing concern about ineffective legal regulation as well as extra responsibilities being...

20 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents back material information but seek more guidance

The majority of agents back parts B and C of material information rules but more guidance is needed on where to...

06 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents invited to give their views on ‘home moving roadmap’

The Home Buying and Selling Group (HBSG) is seeking feedback from agents on proposals that it feels will “revolutionise moving home...

10 October 2023

From: Breaking News

New Conveyancing Association document highlights digital tools to speed up sales

The Conveyancing Association (CA) has launched a new document to help firms benefit from the range of digital services available to...

21 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Open Property Data Association welcomes first lender member

United Trust Bank (UTB) has become the first lender to sign up to the Open Property Data (OPDA) Association. Additionally, the bank’s...

31 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Logbook trade body welcomes new partners

Two new companies have joined the Residential Logbook Association’s (RLBA)integration programme. Home move tracking platform adoor has integrated with the RLBA register...

21 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Auction house market is booming – but for how long?

The size of the UK property auction house market hit the highest point in a decade in 2022, approaching half a...

10 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Industry executive queries focus of new digital property group

The chairman of the Residential Logbook Association (RLBA) has queried the relevance of a new Government-backed property group focused on digital...

03 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents support more material information but worry about the admin burden

Agents are supportive of new rules on upfront material information but there is concern about the administrative burden. While the industry awaits...

27 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed! The property pockets defying cooling house prices

House prices may be cooling but some local markets are actually heating up with property values increasing by up to 10%,...

27 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Market is cooling but buyers are more committed – claim

Cooling market conditions and the higher cost of borrowing have resulted in one property market silver lining, Moverly claims. The upfront information...

24 July 2023

From: Breaking News

New ‘digital deed pack’ aims to complete circle of upfront information

The Residential Logbook Association (RLBA) has produced a first specification for a ‘Digital Deed Pack’ that can be used for any...

19 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Should upfront information packs be marketed like EPCs?

Sellers should be persuaded to make use of upfront information packs in the same way Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) have been...

18 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Upfront material information is a huge opportunity - here's why

Parts B and C of Material Information guidance are on the horizon and expected to come into play this autumn. I caught...

15 July 2023

From: Features

The property industry must pull together to stop from falling apart, industry report reveals

Now more than ever, property professionals across the sector need to pull together and collaborate more closely to make business gains,...

15 July 2023

From: Features

Coadjute aims to speed-up sales with upfront information tool

Coadjute has launched a Digital Property Data Pack service for its users. The pack is designed to cover the requirements of the...

13 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Sellers willing to pay £1,000 for upfront information to speed sales - claim

Almost two-thirds of home sellers who have sold a home within the past year experienced delays when doing so, research reveals. A...

07 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Upfront information – help us bring down the barriers

Barriers to entry are a big concern for any sector, particularly those who need a greater number of technology innovations to...

06 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Education changes mindsets to the power of upfront material information

Fortune favours the brave, as the saying goes. So, when you consider how upfront material information can and does make the...

01 July 2023

From: Features

Sellers head to auction houses to combat cooling market - claim

Increasing numbers of sellers are turning to auction rooms to combat the cooling housing market conditions, research suggests. Upfront information provider Moverly...

29 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Estate agents lost £1.27bn in fees from fall-throughs in 2022 - research

Fall throughs are estimated to have cost UK estate agents £1.27bn in 2022, new research suggest. Upfront information provider Moverly looked at...

20 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Upfront Material Information boosts house sales

When it comes to the usage, and benefits of, providing upfront material information to all those involved in the home buying...

17 June 2023

From: Features

Upfront information reduces fall-throughs by 13% - claim

A property data firm claims to have evidence showing agents who fail to provide upfront information are more likely to suffer...

15 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Material information rules will help agents justify higher fees - claim

Providing material information upfront could help agents charge higher fees and even reduce their carbon footprint, while those not complying could...

14 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Landmark aims to modernise conveyancing payments

Landmark Information Group has partnered with payment processor Shieldpay. The partnership aims to provide faster and more transparent conveyancing payments. Shieldpay’s digital platform,...

07 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Bolton buyers facing longest wait for local authority searches

Homebuyers in Bolton are waiting as long as 21 weeks for local authority searches new research shows. Analysis by upfront information pack...

24 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Smoove pauses agency AML product

Conveyancing software provider Smoove’s flagship agency product has been “paused.” Smoove Start was launched last year, providing a platform for agents to...

03 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Upfront information is here and now - digital conveyancing is next!

Last week was the first ever National Conveyancing Week, which I hope registered with agents and perhaps you even took up...

08 April 2023

From: Features

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

From: Breaking News

Land Registry analysis tool and sales platform unveil partnership

Land Registry analysis tool provider Veya has announced a partnership with home buying and selling platform adoor to help speed-up sales. Clients...

04 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Fourth version of BASPI form launches with queries on building safety

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

03 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Why material information does and should matter to you

According to the recent industry research report ‘Back to the Future’ from tmgroup, mio and CDS 40% of property transaction delays...

01 April 2023

From: Features

Conveyancing firm aims to reduce exchange times to four weeks

Conveyancing company AVRillo has pledged to further reduce transaction times after scooping a top innovation award. The conveyancer brand picked up the...

27 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Property professionals prepare for National Conveyancing Week

National Conveyancing Week has kicked off from today. The awareness-raising week features a series of in-person, online and pre-recorded events aimed at...

20 March 2023

From: Breaking News

National Conveyancing Week hopes to ‘shine light on home-moving issues’

Agents are being encouraged to get involved in National Conveyancing Week. The awareness week will start on 20 March and features a...

14 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Industry executive backs rules on who can setup an estate agency

Industry analyst and and chair of The Home Buying and Selling Group Kate Faulkner, has called for the Government to stop agents being...

07 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Most agents missed a pay rise last year - report

Only 11% of property businesses including estate agencies increased staff pay last year, a new report officially launched next week claims. Property...

06 February 2023

From: Breaking News

2023 – and the year of the digital?

We are now well into 2023 and, while there have been a huge number of steps taken towards a digital future...

04 February 2023

From: Features

Revealed! What conveyancers want from estate agents

Conveyancers have outlined ways they believe the property transaction process could be improved including shutting down or improving “dabblers” and getting...

24 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Why Material Information could make 2023 a Happy New Year

Happy New Year! I hope you’ve recharged the batteries and have a shiny list of resolutions to make 2023 as successful...

04 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Just 16% of agent listings are compliant - claim

Only 16% of property listings are currently compliant with upfront information rules, it has been claimed. Agents are currently required to include...

19 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Property Natter – the five biggest property moments of 2022

As we get ever closer to 2023, this final Natter of the year is dedicated to the five biggest property moments of...

17 December 2022

From: Features

Agents trial ‘fair data sharing’ to speed-up transactions

Agents have begun trialling a new common technology framework devised by a committee within the Home Buying and Selling Group (HBSG)...

07 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Property Natter - day in the life of a NTSELAT policy manager

Given their leading role in the recent upfront information revolution, interest in the work of the National Trading Standards Estate &...

05 November 2022

From: Features

Muuvo unveils new upfront information data for agents

Agency proptech supplier Muuvo has made new data available to help agents comply with impending Trading Standards upfront information requirements. The National...

02 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Conveyancing needs its digital enablement moment

Conveyancing is an integral part of the house buying and selling process. But it is a slow process, with the length...

26 October 2022

From: Features

Q&A with HBSG's Maria Harris - are digital mortgages the future?

With reform of the home buying and selling process as crucial as it's ever been, and disrupters like Coadjute and PEXA...

22 October 2022

From: Features

Property pros invited to reflect on their successes and challenges

For the third year running, mio, tmgroup and Conveyancing Data Services (CDS) are inviting property professionals to share their successes and...

12 October 2022

From: Features

Buyers of rural homes need more upfront info about hunt crime - claim

Estate agents selling rural homes have been urged to provide better levels of upfront information regarding homes in the countryside that...

11 October 2022

From: Breaking News

SDLT cut ‘a shot in the arm’ for sales, but government could have done more

Now that the industry has had the weekend to digest Kwasi Kwarteng’s short and dramatic mini-Budget, more reaction has been filtering...

27 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Property Natter - why housing must always have a seat at the top table

First off, my own quick tribute to the Queen, who died on Thursday afternoon aged 96. Despite her age and declining...

10 September 2022

From: Features

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

How tech can lead the way in speeding up the home buying and selling process

I am somewhat disappointed, yet not surprised, when I see the headlines ‘blaming’ various fractions of a property transaction as the...

24 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Video interview - how to be a Mum and run a 200-branch estate agency

Estate Agent Today's good friend Christopher Watkin recently carried out a video interview with Glynis Frew, the well-known former managing director...

20 August 2022

From: Features

Upfront information specialists go live on Reapit's AppMarket

PropTech platform Gazeal, which specialises in digital reservation agreements and upfront seller information, has announced that it now has an app available...

11 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Exclusive Q&A with PEXA - what is its role in the UK?

It was announced back in February this year that PEXA, the Australian FinTech/PropTech that enabled the world’s first fully digitised property settlement...

06 August 2022

From: Features

Opinion - there is hope for a better conveyancer-agent relationship

The relationship between estate agents and conveyancers is undoubtedly a complex one and has certainly had ‘its moments’ over the years,...

30 July 2022

From: Features

The Conveyancing Crisis - how can we fix it?

There has been so much coverage recently over how painfully slow conveyancing is at the moment - 18-20 weeks is now...

23 July 2022

From: Features

Conveyancers reveal how mortgage lenders could speed-up sales

Issues with property titles and borrower affordability have been revealed among the main reasons why mortgage offers have been withdrawn. The results...

15 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Agents urged to ‘get heads out of the sand’ on transaction times

Industry veteran Bryan Mansell has questioned why the property sector has allowed transaction times to slow to record levels. It comes as...

06 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Property Natter - why conveyancers should charge more for a better service

The ongoing debate about how to boost agent and conveyancer relations, and improve the homebuying system for all, continues to rage,...

02 July 2022

From: Features

More upfront information when buying a car vs buying a house! Is it time for change?

I look back on when my dad helped me buy my first car and shared his pearls of wisdom on what...

02 July 2022

From: Features

Why free online logbooks are little more than Dropbox

There have been many articles about ‘digitising upfront information’, following the publication of DLUHC’s Levelling-Up white paper and National Trading Standards...

25 June 2022

From: Features

Upfront information: Portals plan for consumer awareness to police listings

Portals are aiming to boost consumer awareness of new material information rules rather than refusing non-compliant listings. Agency listings have been required...

22 June 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

From: Breaking News

PropTech Today - Let’s get moving with digitising the upfront information agenda

Why the urgency? Because the appetite is strong. Research by the Conveyancing Association reports that 98% of consumers are overwhelmingly in...

01 June 2022

From: Breaking News

New product aims to help homebuyers prove their commitment to a purchase

Proptech firm Gazeal is working on buyer-focused product that can be used to show a seller they are serious about a...

23 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Tech Talk: Property experts explain Material Information shake-up

Next month will see new rules around upfront Material Information for property sales and lettings come into force in the UK...

18 May 2022

From: Features

Agents urged to go 'further and faster' on upfront information

A senior industry figure has called for upfront information changes to move faster to boost market confidence amid the cost of...

13 May 2022

From: Breaking News

New material information rules will benefit consumers and agents

Millions of people use online property portals every year to conduct their property search, whether it be for sales or for...

11 May 2022

From: Features

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

Upfront info debate: What about buyer transparency?

The debate within estate agency on upfront information rumbles on and now there are calls for greater levels of transparency from...

29 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Buyers 'happy to pay' for upfront sales information

Buyers are happy and ready to pay for more upfront material information when it comes to purchasing a property. It comes as...

27 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Property Natter – from barmaid to branch manager to Countrywide’s top negotiator

In this week’s Natter, I carry out a Q&A with Lisa Knight, who has taken the impressive journey from barmaid to...

09 April 2022

From: Features

Phil Spencer - it's time to dump gazumping

You’re probably up to your neck at the start of a busy spring market but I’d hope there’s one thing most...

07 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Home Information Packs - are they making a comeback?

Agents and conveyancers have signed up to a new buyers’s and seller’s property information form that is described as having been...

04 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Upfront Information - Light at the end of the Tunnel? 

They say that in fashion, if you wait for long enough, clothes that are hanging at the back of your wardrobe...

02 April 2022

From: Features

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