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MAJOR REPORT URGES BANKS TO LEND MORE TO PROPERTIES WITH HIGHER EPC RATINGS

The Government funded report by The Lending Group has been looking at innovative ways to encourage the public to make energy efficiency improvements to their homes and making these homes more attractive to buyers.

The report suggest that homebuyers could take out bigger mortgages of those properties that have a higher EPC rating. This is because buyers of efficient homes will have more disposable income because of the lower energy bills and therefore afford the slightly higher mortgage payments.