Tom Pope

Registered with Property118.com
Friday 13th November 2020


Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 3

Tom Pope

10:42 AM, 17th February 2021
About 2 weeks ago

Surely I am not the only landlord worried about new EPC requirements?

Reply to the comment left by margarita delaorden at 17/02/2021 - 10:24
Hi Margarita, we may be able to assist with improving the EPC rating of these flats. we are currently working on commercial conversion projects, where the Lucent has specified a min EPC rating of C whilst using electric heating. there are solutions, it just requires greater thought into the problem. Please feel free to contact me should you wish to discuss for future projects.... Read More

Tom Pope

11:12 AM, 20th November 2020
About 3 months ago

Commercial property - EPC clarity required?

Reply to the comment left by WP at 20/11/2020 - 10:13
Hi, the only way of quantifying the effect of making improvements will be contacting the original assessor and discuss with him / her, or have a new assessment carried out under your instruction and make the requirement a part of your instruction. The original assessor may or may not assist as he was originally instructed by the previous owner, hope this helps... Read More

Tom Pope

10:08 AM, 19th November 2020
About 4 months ago

Commercial property - EPC clarity required?

Hi, as a commercial EPC assessor, I can offer some insight. Currently you are not allowed to sign a new lease or lease extension with an EPC rating below E. I always advise to check EPC first, next step would be to have your own EPC survey carried out but not produce the EPC yet. The assessor will be able to advise how to improve the rating before lodging the EPC on the register. Often there are fairly easy to implement measures that can improve the rating.... Read More