The government has proposed that from 2025 all newly rented residential properties will be required to have an EPC rating of C or above. Despite this deadline being three years away, property experts are advising landlords to act now due to the lack of skilled labour in the market, the increasing cost of materials and the increasing cost of borrowing. Some lenders are incentivising landlords to make these refurbishments now by discounting borrowing rates for properties rated EPC C or above.
The panel discussion
With refurbishments costing tens of thousands of pounds to improve ratings, this will come at a steep cost for landlords particularly those with a portfolio of multiple properties.
To help UK residential landlords navigate this proposed legislation, Newable Finance brokerage is hosting an EPC panel discussion, which will take place on Wednesday 28th September, 2022 at 11:00am. The panel will discuss how the…