Monday, 22 May 2017

Tories Reveal Their Big Housing Reform - The Home Information Pack

The Conservatives have revealed the idea behind their manifesto pledge to “reform and modernise the home-buying process so it is more efficient and less costly” - and it’s a new version of the Home Information Packs. Michael Gove told the BBC: “One of the things we can revisit is Home Information Packs.” Just over a year ago the then-housing minister Brandon Lewis inserted an amendment to the Housing and Planning Bill which many interpreted as Home Information Packs being resuscitated. They have in the past year been associated with various efforts by the Cameron and May governments to call for evidence into transaction fall-throughs - but the Gove revelation was the most explicit suggestion yet that HIPs are returning. Read more on the Estate Agent Today website.

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