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The team at Finch research and follow property industry updates with a focus on changes to compliance requirements. 

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New Homes Quality Code – have you updated your reservation forms?

Is the New Homes Quality Board a new concept? The New Homes Quality Board (NHQB) was constituted as a legal entity in January 2021. But it was 2022 that saw
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Property Particulars – Property Marketing Compliance

Marketing materials regulation & approval Our previous article (Property Information Forms) provided an overview of the content of the TA6 form, and discussed how it could be divided into two
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Property Information Form: How upfront information can avoid fall throughs  

Is a Property Information Form a resurrected Home Information Pack? For those who have been selling and letting residential properties over the past couple of decades, they will remember the
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End of the Help-to-Buy Scheme: Know how to prepare

Do buyers understand the impact of a staged ending to the Help to Buy scheme?   The full economic consequence of ending the Help to Buy scheme isn’t yet known.
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Now available – Finch 2022.9.1

Our September 2022 release is available right now. Here’s what’s new: Features A file can now be reissued if corrections are required that dictate the recipient(s) need to sign an
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Email threats facing estate agency in 2022

Email is one of the biggest cyber security challenges facing not just estate agents but all businesses today. Research conducted by Microsoft indicates that over 90% of cybercrime begins with
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