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Renters given right to request energy improvements

04 April, 20161 Comments
The rules for energy-saving improvements changed last Friday, meaning that tenants now have the right to request that their landlord makes energy-saving improvements to the home that they rent. As of the 1st April 2016 landlords cannot refuse their consent without good reason, although it is down to the tenant to ensure they have the
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Landlords can now generate money from generating renewable energy

10 April, 20140 Comments
A government-backed scheme, that was originally expected to launch in Autumn 2012, that will pay social and private landlords for the green heat generated from their homes has finally been launched this week. This offer is also open to homeowners and self-builders, where the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive offers payments to offset the cost of
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Should you increase the rent?

15 November, 20130 Comments
Every business has its overheads. And whilst the cost of financing a rental property has, on average, decreased, other costs have shot up. Take energy, for instance. Back in October, SSE became the first of the ‘big six’ energy providers to pre-empt the winter months with a hike in energy prices (by an average of
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