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What Energy Performance Certificates mean for landlords

April 30, 2012

On 6 April, changes were made to the way landlords and letting agents deal with Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs).  Before looking at what this means for landlords, let’s recap what an EPC actually is… What is an Energy Performance Certificate? EPCs were introduced in 2007 as a way of making properties and households more energy […] View article >

Greater protection for Scottish tenants

April 5, 2012

Northwood UK’s Compliance Manager AC Forscutt explains the introduction of Tenancy Deposit Schemes in Scotland Last year the Scottish Government passed legislation making it the law to provide for Tenancy Deposit Schemes in Scotland.  The scheme will shortly be coming into force, so it’s something that landlords and tenants in Scotland should be aware of. […] View article >