Several national newspapers have reported that the term ‘master bedroom’ will no longer be used by ‘dozens of estate agents’ in England due to its allusions to sexism and slavery.
The Black Lives Matter debate has reached the property industry with some agents dropping the term ‘Master bedroom’ from descriptions.
Unnamed government sources quoted in many newspapers today suggest stamp duty reforms may be announced later this year.
MHCLG official contacts senior industry figures to say that new Covid restrictions in the city do not apply to housing market.
After seven years at the top of the NAEA, Mark Hayward is to retire at the end of the year prompting Propertymark to rearrange itself into a singe organisation which will see the NAEA and ARLA brands recede.
How to apply for a notice or restriction to protect a third-party interest in an estate (practice guide 19).
Propertymark is calling in the government for agents to be trained in the use of software operating the Unique Property Reference Numbers system – similar to car licence plates.
A new steering group has been setup to develop an overarching code of conduct for estate and lettings agents.
The Solicitors Regulation Authority has agreed to extend by a year the use of the Solicitors Indemnity Fund to covers claims made after firms’ run-off cover expires.
A new estate agency Code of Practice steering group is being set up by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and The Property Ombudsman; it will be led by a Labour peer.