New EPC requirements for private landlords from 2025

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Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) requirements for landlords and rented properties: what are the rules, how might they change, and how can you get prepared?  If you’re a landlord in England and Wales you might already be aware of the proposed changes to the minimum Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating required for rental homes.   These changes […]

What to look out for in a HomeBuyer Report

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Being a first-time buyer can sometimes be a daunting experience as you furiously gather together reams of paperwork before handing over your hard-earned cash. One of the documents that you’ll likely pore over prior to being given the keys is the HomeBuyer Report, which is essentially a survey detailing the state of the property you are […]

Check out these before and after renovations

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Anyone who’s ever watched an episode of Grand Designs will know that renovating or extending a property is one of the most fulfilling things a homeowner can do. Whether you’re a first-time buyer looking to transform a doer-upper or a seasoned developer hoping to restore a period property back to its glory years, the process […]

Spring Budget 2023: energy bill support extended

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Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has announced in the Spring Budget that the current level of government funding to help protect people from higher energy bills will be extended for three months. The Energy Price Guarantee (EPG) is a temporary measure that caps energy bills for typical households at around £2,500 a year. Before the EPG was introduced in […]