Discussion Paper ‘How to improve buying and selling in England’ (Download)

Welcome to the journalists’ page of the Home Buying and Selling Group!

This page of course doesn’t just apply to journalists it applies to anyone wishing to find out more information on the HBSG and the projects involved in that group. So in this section of the website, you will find more specific information including definitions, data or particular updates on various aspects of our work. It is important we get our message out both across the industry and to the consumer.

A major focus for us has been the increasing timeframe from accepting an offer on a property through the completion. You will see from the data how elongated that process has become and therefore how stressful for all concerned. Our priority has been about trying to speed up that process but also speed it up in a way that fits with the times, demands and changes of the modern world. Providing information upfront through the BASPI and the Property Pack and not only that but additionally with the ability to share information digitally is key to this transformation.

If having read the below, you feel that you would still like more information or this has not covered an area you are interested in, then please get in touch by using the ‘contact’ form below.

The provision of more upfront information has begun. NTSELAT have produced a great video which explains what property information should be given up front when advertising a property on portals, such as Rightmove, Zoopla and Onthemarket.

Essential viewing for the media, industry, buyers and sellers.

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