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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 106

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11:25 AM, 18th February 2021
About 3 weeks ago

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

Hi John

Can you fully explain your understanding and source for your thoughts? The switch to hydrogen is worth an article in its own right.... Read More

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11:24 AM, 17th February 2021
About 3 weeks ago

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

Hi Folks,

Agree with all of the above but also please consider the government plan to phase out gas boilers in next few years. Total madness.... Read More

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15:16 PM, 6th February 2021
About a month ago

How house prices are affected with tenants in situ?

Quite clearly there is not just one market for all property, different types of property attract different buyers. Traditional houses will often sell at higher values without a tenant while blocks of flats sell equally well tenanted (bought loads over past 20yrs) There are lenders available for both markets.
In which market to sell your property Is simply down to anticipated investor returns.... Read More

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19:27 PM, 15th January 2021
About 2 months ago

EPC failed - Can’t let it, can’t sell it, can’t pay for the work?

Dear Brandy,
Don't panic ! .First find an EPC assessor you can work with before you spend a single penny. Ask them to specify the minimum requirements to meet the band you wish to achieve. Then do a cost benefit equation to work out your wisest options. Consider that the government says it is going to phase out gas boilers so electricity might be the way forward. Your EPC advisor can tell you the most efficient night storage heaters to hit your target but generally Quantum night storage rads are the most effiicient but also quite expensive.
Quite often there are energy company offers to upgrade your property free of charge if there is no source of gas inside the building. Make sure their specifications meet those of your assessor and they are not goiing to destroy the character of your property eg, skirtings, picture rails, cornices or outside features.... Read More

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19:10 PM, 15th January 2021
About 2 months ago

Avoiding Condensation and Mould literature?

Totally agree with Kent landlord the units work well IF the tenants keep them switched on. The mold fungi were the size of mushrooms until we identified the source of the external moisture solved it, and then used the units to compenstae for the single skinned building that naturally suffers from condensaton.
My agents handle tenants, so I have not read it, but does not the How to Rent booklet explain about condensation.... Read More