The Regulation of Property Agents (RoPA) proposals that are so hotly debated in the industry may not see the light of day during this parliament.
Emails have been sent, falsely claiming to be from “Alexandra Bartrope” regarding a deposit on a “build slot”.
Industry regulator the National Trading Standards Estate and Letting Agency Team has been monitoring agents’ compliance with their guidance on disclosure of referral fees over the last 12 months.
The website “www․theskoof․club” is operating, falsely cloning the website of a genuine firm of solicitors called Barker Son & Isherwood LLP․
Conveyancers need to be prepared for the changes to Capital Gains Tax (CGT) on clients’ second homes.
One of the country’s leading newspaper columnists has laid into government plans to abolish Section 21 – the means landlords have of claiming back properties without having to give a reason.
Consumer, property management, campaigning and freeholder groups all urge Rishi Sunak to release funds to help home owners trapped in unviable ACM-clad buildings.
Buyers and sellers using online estate agencies could inadvertently sign contracts if they carelessly use email signature blocks.
The Environment Agency Chief Executive has urged the government to only approve developments on high-risk flood plains when there is ‘no real alternative’.
The government are ploughing ahead with plans to introduce a New Homes Ombudsman.