July 24, 2019

The NLA is today launching a free guide to support landlords to understand their responsibilities around energy efficiency. 

The guide provides information on what the energy efficiency rules say, what landlords need to do to comply, and how you can look to improve the...

Results from a recent study show that 33,000 properties in the UK are potentially being let illegally.

The study has explored the risks and impacts on the reliability of Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs), uncovering a staggering amount of properties across the UK p...

Given the level of publicity and the amount of column inches filled on this subject in recent times, it should come as no surprise to commercial property owners that there is an ever-increasing need to focus on and address the energy ratings of their buildings, if they...

The latest data and analysis from Your Move Scotland has revealed that between April and May, landlords in Glasgow saw rents rise faster than anywhere else.

According to the data, prices in Glasgow and the Clyde increased by 1.9% month-on-month, well ahead of the 0.2% a...

The UK has today passed a legally binding net zero emissions target into law, becoming the world’s first major economy to do so. 

After passing through the House of Lords without challenge, this morning Chris Skidmore, stand-in energy and clean growth minister, signed l...

June 27, 2019

If you are a letting agent who has begun to question your worth, stop. The value of property management is rising every time the Government introduces a new hoop to jump through, and no one will be feeling the pressure more than landlords.

Self managing in a compliant f...

Stephen O’Hara, chairman of The Property Energy Professionals Association, responds to a previous article about EPCs, and proposes to government that the validity period should be reduced from ten to two years to improve accuracy

Following the piece written by Paul Elli...

June 12, 2019

The Government seeks to bring forward new legislation to keep residents’ safe and is inviting views on a new building safety regime, as well as launching a new home ownership scheme specific for residents of Grenfell.

Following research into building safety culture it i...

The new Tenant Fees Bill which came into force on 1st June is certainly something your customers need to be aware of.

The bill has been introduced to protect tenants from the unexpected costs and hidden fees that can blindside them when they take out a new tenancy. Agen...

June 4, 2019

The Department for Business, Energy, Industry and Strategy (BEIS) has confirmed a series of five roadshows that will be focused on discussing options for future Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) within the private sector. The roadshows will be held ahead of a...

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