Jireh Homes

Registered with Property118.com
Friday 27th June 2014

Location
Aberdeen

Trading Status
Joint

Insures properties through a broker recommended by Property118
No


Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 186

Jireh Homes

10:18 AM, 16th February 2020
About 3 days ago

Proposed EPC band C by 2024 for Scottish homeowners

Reply to the comment left by AA at 11/02/2020 - 09:08
Unfortunately, Scottish Government being realistic is not likely to happen, and especially as the scale of the issues within the PRS of meeting Band E and then Band D will not be known till after this legislation is enacted. But we can but respond to the consultation and challenge the proposals.... Read More

Jireh Homes

5:18 AM, 13th February 2020
About 6 days ago

Mortgage on ex-LA going at auction?

Hi Ella - you should also read the posts on surveyors quoting £0 valuations where the external cladding on high rise flats is unproven.... Read More

Jireh Homes

23:04 PM, 10th February 2020
About A week ago

Proposed EPC band C by 2024 for Scottish homeowners

Whilst these proposals will have very serious impact on those with properties having low EPC Band ratings, many are simply not aware. Landlords are more likely to be better informed than owner-occupiers but how many realise Band C is also the long term "ambition" for the PRS, and this requirement may come in to effect earlier than previously planned.

The more responses which disagree with the concept, time-line and penalties the slight chance there may be of mitigating the potential cost crippling impact.... Read More

Jireh Homes

0:39 AM, 9th February 2020
About A week ago

Failed EPC Due to assumed no insulation?

As Mike W has suggested, best to engage with a DEA who understands the issues and is willing to work with you to achieve a realistic rating working within the guidelines. Any decent assessor should be willing to share the results of the assessment before lodging on the database and be open to challenge on their assumptions.
As the implementation in Scotland of min Band E has been delayed till Oct 2020 we have yet to see the route to exemption, but suspect the lack of "evidence" is not one of the justifications. Given the style and age of many of the properties in Scotland foresee a turbulent period ahead, both within the PRS and owner-occupied where Band C is proposed to kick-in in 2024!... Read More

Jireh Homes

2:30 AM, 8th February 2020
About 2 weeks ago

Failed EPC Due to assumed no insulation?

A potential alternative to some of the evidence stated above is dated photographic evidence of conversion in 2007, using the logic that the insulation requirements of Building Regulations would have been applied. Try looking at Google Earth which may show earlier historical images.... Read More