The government says the formal consultation on the proposed introduction of a ban on letting agent fees levied on tenants in England will be held in the spring.
it is great to be in the new year! Once December arrives the new year always seems to take an age to arrive.
If, like me, you have probably eaten and drunk your way through the holidays, and are now promising yourself you will go for a run, or something equally as strenuous, then you will understand the need for a detox. No, I’m not asking you to drink some dreadful, funny coloured concoction, but when selling your home you need to have a property detox to get it in the best possible shape and maximise its potential.
Let’s talk Energy Performance Certificates, or EPC as it’s commonly known. If you have sold your home in the last 9 years, or are a landlord, you will be familiar with this report. An EPC is a record of your home’s energy efficiency rating, and assessed on a scale of A to G – A being the most efficient. The report also provides recommendations on improvements that could be made, such as replacing the boiler or insulation.