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Getting a good EPC rating is important for rentals to meet the MEES regulations, and in future even higher ratings will be demanded, but this can be a challenge for some landlords… Since October...
The Crown Estate is one of the largest property managers in the United Kingdom, administering property worth £14.1 billion, with urban properties valued at £9.1 billion. It’s an independent commercial business, created by...
By aiming for higher than the minimum Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) “E” rating when improving their privately rented homes, landlords will not only improve the energy efficiency of their rentals, adding to the comfort and reducing the...
There are plans to change the energy performance (EPC) minimum ratings of privately rented homes in England and Wales from band E, to EPC band C, which would apply for all new tenancies from 2025 and all...
The Chancellor yesterday announced that the UK Government is to introduce a new energy saving £2billion Green Homes Grant that will provide up to £5,000 per household for landlords and homeowners designed to make homes more energy-efficient.
Damp: It’s that time of year landlords dread: their tenant complains about dampness in their home and expect the landlord to do something about it, but what? Nobody wants to live in a damp...
It seems that today there is an art to the production of Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) to ensure that companies attain the best possible score. Gone are the days of just ticking the compliance box in order to secure...
What heating system should you use in your rental property? Is there a heating system that could solve landlords’ condensation claims problems? It’s one of the most important questions to ask when letting a property for the first time. Whatever...
Landlords have a legal responsibility to provide premises for their tenants which are safe and well maintained. Security should also be a consideration. Apart from the safety aspects such as gas and electrical checks, carbon monoxide and smoke alarms, legionella...
Re-selling Energy - As a landlord am I able to make a profit by re-selling electricity or gas? Resale of Gas and Electricity The maximum amount that Residential Landlords or “resellers” are permitted to charge for gas or electricity is the amount they...