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Property Sourcing Compliance: Myth Busting!

Myth Busting! After working in the property-sourcing sector for over 7 years I know that many experienced and new sourcers are given advice that could potentially cost them large sums of money.  This advice can come from many different places,…
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HMRC Surprise Inspections

For some time now I have been saying that the ‘powers that be’ are starting to sit up and take a long look at the Estate Agency business sector. As with all larger corporate bodies, change can be slow in coming, however now it would appear…
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Property LIVE!

Welcome to Property LIVE! This week I’m talking to Mike Woods who is a Top Industry Professional.  He started in construction, moved onto technical drawing and then became an architect in the 80s before starting his own practice in 1995…
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Sourcing Investments Webinar with Tina Walsh

I recently took part in a great webinar with Sourcing Investments.  We covered a range of property compliance topics including: My Property Journey Why Compliance? Do Investors care about compliance? What areas of compliance are…
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Increase in Property Sourcing Registration Fees

It has been widely reported recently that from the 1st May 2019, HMRC increased their Anti-Money Laundering registrations fees by 250%, 150% and almost every figure in-between.  I calculate that the increase in their fees is actually around…
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Property Sourcing Compliance - Don’t be Afraid to Give an Investor the ‘Boot’

Let me ask you a question… Have you ever, driven all over the country to meet up with potential investors, have a coffee or lunch in a lovely hotel coffee lounge and then drive home? I had that bad habit in the past and so too have many…
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General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and Property Sourcing

If you have been following my articles for a while or listening to my ‘Live’ Compliance over Coffee events in my Facebook Group: Property Sourcing Compliance Support you will have an idea as to what regulations are relevant to us as property…
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Anti-Money Laundering Regulations – What is Expected of You as a Property Sourcer?

I always tell my training clients that the Anti-Money Laundering Regulations are probably one of the major pieces of Legislation that we must follow and be compliant with. As an Estate Agency type business, property sourcers are legally required…
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Do You Accept Referral Fees?

New Guidance With the National Trading Standards Estate Agency Team’s (NTSEAT) new referral fee guidance having been implemented from 28th February 2019 for all estate agency type businesses (Excluding Letting Agents) it is very important…
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Has Property Sourcing Just Become Dangerous!

For some time now I have been saying that the ‘powers that be’ are starting to sit up and take a long look at the Estate Agency business sector.   As with all larger corporate bodies, change can be slow in coming, however now…