The Government have capped energy efficiency measure costs to £3,500 but is that going to be enough?

Last year, minimum energy efficiency standards (MEES) came into force requiring landlords to ensure their energy efficiency rating is E or above for all property let aft...

March 24, 2019

Lisa Evans, head of property at Mereyside law firm Kirwans, is urging landlords and agents to ensure they are prepared to meet the requirements.

Lisa Evans, head of property at Mereyside law firm Kirwans

Commercial landlords have just weeks to prepare for new rules relat...

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has confirmed that the amendments to the Energy Efficiency Regulations governing England and Wales will take effect from 1 April 2019.

The changes mean that landlords will be liable to pay up to £3,500 t...

Every year, it seems that landlords and property investors have new pieces of legislation to get their heads around, and 2018 was certainly no exception.

Back in April of last year, the rules around Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) were adjusted to make it illegal...

For just over ten years, a valid Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) has been required before a residential property can be marketed for sale or letting. Changes introduced last year however are having a dramatic impact on letting strategies, and the clock is ticking...

The introduction of the minimum energy efficiency standards (MEES) for private landlords came and went with very little fanfare in April 2018.

A significant number of landlords utilised bridging loans so that all newly rented properties in the UK met the legal minimum e...

Lenders should be banned from offering mortgages for the least energy efficient homes, MPs have been told.

Ed Matthew, associate director of environmental consultancy E3G, told the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) committee this morning (Tuesday) that fin...

The solar farms that will provide electricity will be the “most advanced” in the UK

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Warrington Borough Council is to become the first local authority in the UK to generate all its electricity needs from renewable sources.

The news follows developer GRI...

Home improvement firm Everest has assessed which parts of the UK have the most energy efficient homes.

Investing in residential property can be a great way to earn extra income. However, before parting with your cash, you should develop an investment strategy. This shou...

If you are thinking about renting out your home you should start by doing your research and checking in with your mortgage lender.

That’s according to ARLA Propertymark, the body which regulates letting agents, which is offering advice to potential-landlords who are con...

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