The Association of Residential Letting Agents have warned that a huge number of landlords are not ready for the energy efficiency changes coming into effect on Sunday 1st April. The legislation states that as of the 1st new lets, to include renewals, will be required to comply with minimum energy efficiency standards, or MEES.
The legislation stipulates rental properties must have a minimum EPC rating of a band E; this is to ensure that tenants have more energy efficient and better insulated rental homes. Any landlords with properties with an F or G band EPC rating will have to make improvements to the property and have a new EPC compiled before they are able to let the property or renew an existing tenancy. Failure to do so could result in fines of up to £4,000 or loss of rental on an empty property that can’t be let until improvements are made.
Goadsby have been increasingly busy ensuring they keep their landlords up to date and compliant and Kate urges any landlords looking to let their properties to contact her for advice and to discuss how Goadsby can ensure they remain legally compliant. Kate can be contacted on 01202 432188 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Goadsby lettings in Broadstone are proud to offer this three bedroom house that is located within a quiet cul-de-sac in Creekmoor Close to local shops and amenities.
Goadsby are delighted to announce the marketing of yet another beautiful apartment located on Grove Road a short walk from the town centre, local amenities and the areas prestigious beaches.
Set in the beautiful village of Winterbourne Houghton, with a semi-rural outlook, this four bedroom detached house is perfect for families wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of the Town Centres.