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Goodbye Landlords Energy Savings Allowance


Thursday, March 26, 2015

Landlords Energy Savings Allowance Scrapped in 2015 Spring Budget The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne MP, unleashed a few controversial measures during last week’s pre-election 2015 spring budget, including an announcement that Landlords Energy Savings Allowance (LESA) will be scrapped at the end of March 2015. Over the last few years, the Landlords Energy [...]


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Are Your Rental Properties Are Ready For Winter Weather Extremes?


Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Landlords Warned That 2014/15 Winter Weather Could Be The Coldest On Record Private rental sector landlords are being urged to make sure that they have adequate landlord buildings insurance in place ahead of the harsh winter conditions regularly experienced by the majority of UK regions. The UK Meteorological Office has already warned that widespread frost [...]


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Keeping Rental Properties Warm, Dry And Appealing Over Winter


Tuesday, November 19, 2013

How To Keep Rental Properties Fit To Live In Over Winter Landlords know that in order to attract tenants looking for new homes during the winter months, their rental properties must be warm, dry and have enough appeal to make applicants want to live there. Below are a few ideas that can help landlords keep [...]


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EPC Changes Don’t Make Sense


Friday, December 28, 2012

Government Backtrack On Energy Performance Certificates (EPC’s) New regulation of Energy Performance Certification (EPC’s) set to come into effect on 9th January 2013, and is intended to ease the quagmire of paperwork for estate agents, property management companies, letting agents and landlords when preparing to advertise a vacant property for sale or let.  Although agents [...]


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Landlords Still Worried About Energy Efficiency


Wednesday, June 20, 2012

More than 17% (1 in 6) of UK PRS landlords reckon that some or all of the properties in their rental portfolio’s fall into the lowest Energy Performance Certificate categories, with an F or G rating, meaning that they could end up being banned from the rental market. From 2018 under the Government’s Green Deal [...]


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Is Your Rental Property Energy Efficient?


Monday, November 14, 2011

According to research conducted by the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA), 17% of UK landlords reckon their rental properties would fail Energy Performance Certification (EPC). Under the Government’s Green Deal proposals Landlords who own rental properties that fall into the lowest two categories of energy efficiency could be banned from the private rental market. [...]


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Are your properties energy efficient?


Wednesday, October 26, 2011

RECENT news hit the headlines that more than one in three landlords do not know how energy efficient their rental properties are. The news shows there is still a lack of awareness that all properties need an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). If, as a landlord, you don’t provide a new tenant with an Energy Performance [...]


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