Energy Efficiency and the Home Upgrade Grant

With the need for landlords to comply with the Minimum Energy Efficiency standard (MEES), and achieve a grade E or above in Energy Performance for their rental properties, along with the increasing prices of gas and electric prices, it is important to remain energy efficient. Here at Worcester City Lettings, we are updated on various

2023-07-19T15:51:02+01:00July 17th, 2023|

Landlord Forum 2023

Worcester City Lettings recently organised our annual Landlord Forum at the Guildhall in Worcester. It was a great success and fantastic to see such a great turn out this year, with over 70 landlords sharing their experience and advice. We were also fortunate to have some amazing speakers this year. We would like to take

2023-07-17T15:50:16+01:00July 17th, 2023|

New requirements for Electrical Safety Standards

Please be aware there is a new requirement for landlords to obtain and supply tenants with Electrical Safety Certificates. The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020 will apply to all new tenancies from 1 July 2020 and to all existing tenancies from 1 April 2021. The Electrical Safety Certificate also

2020-08-24T00:32:06+01:00July 16th, 2020|

Stamp Duty Holiday to benefit buy to let investors

The Chancellor’s summer statement announced a stamp duty holiday which will apply to buy-to-let landlords. The new threshold took effect on 8th July 2020 and will run until the end of March 2021. Although property investors and second homeowners must continue to pay a 3 per cent stamp duty surcharge on purchases, they will pay

2020-07-16T14:55:37+01:00July 16th, 2020|
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