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Time to reform 'outdated' Stamp Duty system, says industry leader

Propertymark policy chief Mark Hayward makes comments as the SDLT holiday shows how much the tax holds back transaction activity.

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FEATURE: Money launderers spread to the regions

Property fraudsters and money launderers are not just a London problem – agents across the UK are at risk, as Richard Reed discovers.

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Trade bodies split over how to help tenants repay Covid rent arrears

Safeagent is pushing for an upgraded Discretionary Housing Payment scheme, while Propertymark and the NRLA want a system of loans and grants.

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Fledgling national hybrid estate agency signs up first 12 partners

The Agency UK launched in January initially focussing on SE but its new list of partners are now from the SW, NE and the East Midlands.

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New land marketplace 'well on way' to becoming major player in sector

Addland says it has overtaken its key specialist rival in terms of listing numbers and research tech and has its guns trained on the big portals including Rightmove.

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World's first 'home moving currency' launched to speed up property sales

Coadjute says its unique 'stablecoin' blockchain-based currency will enable quicker and safer mortgage fund transfers.

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The Negotiator Magazine – new issue out now!

The September edition of the trade magazine for the estate and lettings industry is published and available for you to read now.

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Securing a tenancy in seconds – RentProfile launches real-time deposit registration

Proptech company, RentProfile, has announced that it now integrates with Mydeposits and TDS to provide real-time auto-registration of tenancy deposits.

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The Negotiator Awards 2021 – the Shortlist is revealed!

Hundreds of entries have been whittled down to the leading contenders for The Negotiator Awards 2021. See who made the cut for the UK's leading awards for estate and letting agents.

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