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AIPP merges with NFOPP
The National Federation of Property Professionals (NFoPP) today announced it has joined forces with the Association of International Property Professionals (AIPP), strengthening both organisations off...
Britons expect house prices to rise
Britons more optimistic about housing market prospects than a year ago...but North/South divide widens Just over a third (35%) of respondents forecast that the average UK house price will rise over th...
Auctioneering Examiners required
The NFoPP Awarding Body are looking to appoint qualified and experienced Examiners to join the Examination Board specifically for Chattels Auctioneering and Real Property Auctioneering, do you have wh...
An Enlightening Experience
Auctioneers the world over are in a very privileged position. We are invited into clients' homes to advise on their treasures for a variety of purposes and meet people from all walks of life.
Nava fees tax deductable
As an employee, you may be able to reduce your tax bill by getting tax relief on any professional fees and subscriptions you pay. You can go back several years to get the relief - this depends on whet...
Tips for would-be property investors
Figures just released show that rental yields on buy-to-let properties have held their own over the past three years and have even increased to record levels on certain types of property, despite the ...
First time buyer low
The number of sales to first-time buyers fell to its lowest level in seven months during May, according to the latest Market Report from the NAEA.
Social Media under the hammer
Chris Baguley, Director of specialist lender, Auction Finance Limited, takes a look at the growing influence and benefits of social media to those in the auction world.
The Fall of the Gavel
Auctioneering property is on the up. Here is an extract about Network Auctions from an article by Karen Keeman, which appeared in leading industry magazine, Property Drum.
Stamp duty figures out 2010-11
The DCLG has just published the latest stamp duty figures for 2010-11 and, from a quick look back at previous years, we can see that the tax rose considerably last year to £5.96 billion, up from ...
Tackling the housing crisis
According to a joint report by the National Housing Federation, Shelter and the Chartered Institute of Housing, the Government is "falling well short" in tackling the housing crisis.
Cost of Household Energy
uSwitch has published research which shows that the cost of household energy has increased more than five times faster than household income since 2004.
ARLA Mortgages News
ARLA Mortgages, the online buy-to-let specialist, produces the Property Investor Profile to track developments in the UK buy-to-let mortgage market.
Portas Pilot Towns
Housing Minister, Grant Shapps, has announced the twelve winning towns of the first round of the 'Portas Pilot' competition to revitalise Britain's high streets.
Peter Bolton King to leave the NFoPP
The Chairman of the National Federation of Property Professionals (which includes NAEA, ARLA, ICBA and NAVA), Mark Hayward, today confirmed that Group Chief Executive Peter Bolton King has announced h...
Home buyers urged not to forget survey
For many people, buying a home is one of the biggest decisions they will ever make. However, by failing to commission a survey before purchase, homebuyers across England and Wales are risking potentia...
Taxman takes aim at IHT
The taxman has started nearly 9,500 investigations into inheritance tax valuations in the past 12 months, and accountants are warning that others may be targeted.
Qualified & Confident
Matthew Baker is one of the first candidates to pass the NFOPP Technical Award in Chattels Auctioneering. We’ve spoken to Matthew to see what he thinks of the award and his advice to possible future c...