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How do EPC regulation changes affect landlords?

House prices always dominate the news in the UK, but recent events have made the property market even more prominent than usual. The last two years have seen runaway house price growth despite a pandemic, war in Ukraine and now a cost of living crisis and growing inflation which has caused many to ask whether the market can continue to grow. It is against this backdrop that we must see the market and...

UK house prices keep on rising

An Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) must be provided as part of every property purchase in the UK according to the law. It measures the energy efficiency of a property on a scale of A-G and gives detailed information about its sustainability and carbon emissions. In April 2018, new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) were introduced which made it a legal requirement for all privately owned...

Rishi Sunak

What impact will new Prime Minister Rishi Sunak have on the UK property market?

This is an interesting time for the UK property market. Interest rates are higher than they have been for decades and the increased cost of living has many questioning whether now is the right to continue putting money into property. Investors and homebuyers are faced with new questions on what seems like a daily basis at the moment. Now, the new Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak MP, and his team will have to...

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