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The Costs of Buying a Property

Monday 20 January 2020

When you have found a property you want to purchase, there are various costs involved other than the price of the property itself. Read More...


Universal Credit - Guide for Landlords

Tuesday 07 January 2020

If you currently, or plan to, have tenants that receive Universal Credit in your rented property, then find out what this means for you as a landlord and how the rent can be paid. Read More...




What are local authorities and councils housing responsibilities?

Monday 23 December 2019

Whether you’re a buyer, seller, landlord or tenant; there will be different services that your local authority is responsible for that will be useful to you. This guide goes through some of the services available from your council when it comes to housing and property. Read More...


Speed up the sale of your property

Wednesday 18 December 2019

Once you’ve put your property up for sale, there is plenty you can do to help find a buyer and get the sale through as quickly as possible. This guide will help you make sure you’ve done everything you can to speed up your property sale. Read More...




What Documents and Proof Does Your Estate Agent Need?

Monday 09 December 2019

When buying a property, your estate agent will ask you to confirm your ID, which is standard practice, however, they will also ask you where you have secured your money from to buy the property. Here we explain why they do it and what you need to provide. Read More...


Septic Tanks and Small Sewage Discharges

Thursday 31 October 2019

From 1 January 2020, all septic tanks in England can no longer discharge untreated sewage into a watercourse. If your discharge causes pollution it may be considered an offence and can result in the Environment Agency taking enforcement action against you. Read More...


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Advice to Help Sell Your Home

Propertymark Protected members help people sell their homes, we know what works and what doesn't. Read More...

Advice for Tenants

Browse guides containing valuable information highlighting some of the pitfalls that you can easily avoid as a tenant. Read More...

Working in the Property Industry

As a membership organisations we have advocated the highest professional standards for property specialists for over 50 years. Read More...