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Constant Government settings changes and interference
30/07/19
Constant Government settings changes and interference
The estate agency industry has recently been under “attack” from all manner of angles by ultimately the UK Govern...
Written by Christopher Ruddick
Building the Right Homes in the Right Locations - Has the Industry Really Responded?
28/05/19
Building the Right Homes in the Right Locations - Has the Industry Really Responded?
We are virtually a year on from the first release of findings in the Letwin review which went on to highlight about the issue...
Written by Christopher Ruddick
The Long Journey towards the Tenant Fee Ban
28/05/19
The Long Journey towards the Tenant Fee Ban
The 1st June 2019 is now not far away, measuring in days, it will mark the day that the tenant fee ban comes into life for th...
Written by Christopher Ruddick
Design: The Local Approach
21/05/19
Design: The Local Approach
Kit Malthouse earlier this month said that the current generation of houses being built will be “ripped down and bulldo...
Written by Christopher Ruddick
Modern Methods of Construction: Expectation v Reality
14/05/19
Modern Methods of Construction: Expectation v Reality
Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) is never far away from the industry news in 2019. We continue to see more announcements...
Written by Christopher Ruddick
The Senior Construction Worker Talent Pool
02/05/19
The Senior Construction Worker Talent Pool
The construction skills shortage has been a long source of pain for the construction industry with little end in sight. The...
Written by Christopher Ruddick
Should we trust the HBF Survey Results?
16/04/19
Should we trust the HBF Survey Results?
What do you think of the long awaited NHBC and HBF Customer ratings? As a customer, purchasing a home do you look at these...
Written by Charlie Thurston
How do I apply for TDM's Estate Agency Jobs? & How much do Estate Agents earn?
12/03/19
How do I apply for TDM's Estate Agency Jobs? & How much do Estate Agents earn?
You may have been recently aware about TDM's increasing Estate Agent activity on our website, social media and a number of ot...
Written by Scott Gunn
How the recruitment process changes as the culture changes
18/02/19
How the recruitment process changes as the culture changes
It’s inevitable that in an innovative, forward-thinking business, change is evermore continual, from business intellige...
Written by Louise Plummer
Modern Methods of Construction - New Blood, Opportunities and Risk - Is it worth it?
05/02/19
Modern Methods of Construction - New Blood, Opportunities and Risk - Is it worth it?
We recently wrote another blog questioning whether the industry had got it wrong in terms of what diversity means. We equal...
Written by Christopher Ruddick
Diversity in the Residential Property Industry
18/01/19
Diversity in the Residential Property Industry
Firstly, before reading this blog I suggest you have time to get comfortable, have time to reflect properly and probably a br...
Written by Christopher Ruddick
TDM Property Predictions 2019
03/01/19
TDM Property Predictions 2019
Welcome to TDM’s first blog of 2019We are first going to take a look back at the predictions we made for 2018 and how m...
Written by Christopher Ruddick
Quality or Quantity of New Homes?
10/12/18
Quality or Quantity of New Homes?
This is a question that has become an issue in recent years as targets are being hit at the expense of quality. It has been r...
Written by Jack Healey
Seeking Human Kindness
13/11/18
Seeking Human Kindness
Let’s face it - we are lucky enough to each be able to afford to feed ourselves and our families. Whether that’s ...
Written by Louise Plummer
Skill Shortage - Where do the newbies go?
11/10/18
Skill Shortage - Where do the newbies go?
“What do you want to be when you grow up?” It’s a time-honoured question that gets asked of you, on mass,...
Written by Jack Healey
Help to Buy to be Scrapped?
18/09/18
Help to Buy to be Scrapped?
TDM wrote about the Help to Buy scheme in a previous blog just over a year ago – Help to Buy: Damaging the House Buildi...
Written by Christopher Ruddick
TDM Academy - Week Twelve - The Final Blog for this Academy
23/08/18
TDM Academy - Week Twelve - The Final Blog for this Academy
So here we have it. Our May TDM Talent Academy has come to a conclusion, and the overriding outcome is that it has been an am...
Written by Tom Morris
TDM Academy - Week Eleven - Nearing the End, But Time for a New Start.
20/08/18
TDM Academy - Week Eleven - Nearing the End, But Time for a New Start.
Week 11. We can’t quite believe it ourselves here. The time has flown by! We have made it! All four trainees have passe...
Written by Louise Plummer
What did you want to be when you grew up?
07/08/18
What did you want to be when you grew up?
What did you want to be when you grew up?Good question hey. A lawyer, an astronaut, a teacher, a footballer, a scientist, a d...
Written by Louise Plummer
TDM Academy - Week 10 - Q & A
06/08/18
TDM Academy - Week 10 - Q & A
Round up, round up… we’ve arrived in double figures in our training weeks. This week brings the passing of two f...
Written by Louise Plummer
TDM Academy - Week Nine - It's the final countdown
27/07/18
TDM Academy - Week Nine - It's the final countdown
Well, the last third of our academy is under way! Here we go, that final countdown. With four weeks left to go of the academy...
Written by Louise Plummer
TDM Academy - Week Eight - How Can Recruitment Consultants Influence Marketing?
20/07/18
TDM Academy - Week Eight - How Can Recruitment Consultants Influence Marketing?
The recruitment world is like many other industries in a state of constant change with new entrants, but more importantly in ...
TDM Academy - Week Seven - So how does it feel to be a mentor?
13/07/18
TDM Academy - Week Seven - So how does it feel to be a mentor?
So, here we have it, fast approaching that magical two thirds of the way through! We are definitely over the halfway hump and...
Written by Louise Plummer
The "Poisoned Chalice" of Housing Minister
10/07/18
The "Poisoned Chalice" of Housing Minister
Yesterday, 9th July 2018 was “another day”, or should that be “yet another day”, of Brexit trials and...
Written by Christopher Ruddick
TDM Academy - Week Six - Update from our Trainees
05/07/18
TDM Academy - Week Six - Update from our Trainees
We are sorry for our previously delayed instalment of week 5 and week 6 effectively being in the same week. But, here we are ...
Written by Christopher Ruddick