Author Archives: Aidan

Will you fall foul of the new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards for Rental Houses?

The Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property)(England and Wales) Regulations 2015 establish a minimum level of energy efficiency for privately rented property in England and Wales. This means that, from April 2018, landlords of privately rented domestic and non-domestic property in England or Wales must ensure that their properties reach at least an Energy Performance Certificate […]

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The Dangers of ‘Over-Valuing’ Property

Unfortunately, over-valuing is a common tactic for Estate Agents. In order to gain a fee for finding a buyer the agent must first have the available stock. The job of the valuer is to gain that important business and in some cases at any cost. The most successful tricks utilised by agents who cannot compete with skilled competitors who differentiate themselves […]

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