16:13 PM, 31st May 2012, About 9 years ago 19
As a landlord you can be forgiven for thinking that every bit of news from the government concerning the lettings sector is bad for the landlord – A new set of obligations which comes with the obligatory application process. Creating paper, jobs and VAT income for the government! Enough of my cynicism 🙂
So this article should bring you some cheer – and I will whisper this – A government policy that is based upon complete common sense!
It is the Green Deal and here’s how it works.
The government needs to reduce carbon emissions – it has something to do with saving the planet or such like. Anyway, as part of this, they’ve realised that our homes, particularly older ones, are not very energy efficient. They also realise that home owners and landlords will not spend their hard cash on energy saving measures because they take a long time to pay back by reduced fuel bills.
The Green Deal provides the following;
A win, win, win…. win.
So – When do you start! It is planned to role out in October 2012.
How do you apply?
You need to have a report done by a Green Deal Assessor to confirm qualifying works and to make the grant application.
Our Property Managers are all Green Deal Assessors which means every one of our landlords properties will be assessed and automatically submitted for the improvements.
NATIONAL PROPERTY GROUP
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