Energy Performance Certificate advice and information

Read through some of reallymoving's EPC advice articles.

Surveys

Understand the surveying process with our extensive range of articles and guides. Whether you need advice on getting a HomeBuyers Report or a Building Survey, our house survey guides can help.

10 steps to improve fire safety in the home

Fire safety is an incredibly important issue, particularly in the family home - read our ten steps to prevent serious house fires occuring

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How to get an Energy Performance Certificate EPC

Find out the facts about EPCs, whether you need one for your property and how to get one.

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How much does an EPC cost?

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) are a legal requirement if you are renting, selling or building a property in the UK. Find out about EPC costs with our useful guide.

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Information on EPCs for Landlords

Are you a landlord looking for additional guidance on Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) for your property? Find out the important information about EPCs.

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How to cut your energy costs

With the relentless rise of energy costs and the growing awareness of our environmental impact, reducing energy consumption at home and improving your property’s efficiency rating has never been more important.

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Do I still need a HIP?

No, you don't, but you do need an Energy Performance Certificate if you are selling your home. HIPs were suspended in May 2010 and formally abolished by the Coalition.

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How long does a survey take?

If you’ve had a property survey done, you may be eager to get the report back. So how long can you expect to wait?

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HomeBuyers Survey checklist

You've found a home you love, but now you've got to get it checked out. The best way to do that is with a survey.

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What to do after a bad house survey

It’s every home buyer’s worst nightmare. You find the house of your dreams and you’ve put in an offer, but then the survey report reads more like a horror story. It can be disappointing, frustrating and even frightening. But all is not lost! A bad survey can actually be an opportunity to get a better deal.

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