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Can a low EPC rating prevent me from getting a mortgage?

If you are buying a property to let, you may not realise just how important it is for the property to have a good Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating, especially in London. The same applies if you already own a property that you rent out and you want to secure a further mortgage. Regulations which […]

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Impacts of the MEES on commercial properties

Effect on commercial leases To reduce the amount of carbon emissions by 2050 the government has introduced scheduled stages that properties must meet minimum energy efficiency standards. As part of this scheme, it became unlawful for landlords to enter new lettings agreements for commercial premises that fall below an E standard on an EPC on […]

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Why do i need a commercial EPC certificate?

Before a property can be placed on the market for lease or sale, the property owner is legally required to commission, register and provide an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). This certification is a document that provides details about the energy efficiency of the property via a lettered grade of which A is the most energy […]

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