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EPC Regulations

Who is responsible for obtaining an EPC? For buildings that are to be marketed for sale or rent, the building's owner or prospective landlord is reponsible for obtaining an EPC.

Gas Saftey Recommendation

Gas Safe guidelines strongly recommend the fitting of Carbon Monoxide alarms in properties where in our case gas appliances are fitted. They recommend a minimum of one carbon monoxide alarm fitted in each room that a gas appliance is present.As a important early warning safety device we highly re...

The 148th Open, Royal Portrush

The 148th Open will be played at Royal Portrush from 14-21 July 2019, marking a historic return to Northern Ireland for golf’s original and most international golf Championship after nearly 70 years. The Open was last staged at Royal Portrush in 1951, when Max Faulkner became Champion Golfer of the Year.

Smart Move NI

About Smartmove Housing The aim of the scheme is to address housing need through the use of the private rented sector and to prevent and/or reduce homelessness across Northern Ireland by using good quality, affordable property in the private rented sector. This will be done by providing support, information and effective advice to clients by using a person centred, holistic approach helping them live independently, sustain their tenancy and transform their lives.

Keep Warm Scheme

To qualify for the Keep Warm Scheme you must be: insulation for free •A single person household with an income of under £25,000 per annum •A single parent household with a income of under £35,000 per annum •A couple with a joint income of under £35,000 per annum •A single person household with an income of under £35,000 per annum who meets one of the following criteria: ?Is over 70 ?Is living in a rural location ?Has a disability or chronic illness

Tenancy Deposit Scheme Northern Ireland

TDS Northern Ireland is supported by the Association of Residential Landlords, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, the National Association of Estate Agents, the National Union of Students-Union of Students in Ireland and the Landlords Association of Northern Ireland.