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From 1st April, all new rental leases and renewals of tenancies will be required to have an energy performance rating of at least E on an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). For existing tenancies, the regulations come into force on 1st April 2020.

We wondered how much tenants are prepared to pay for energy efficiency. Properties across England and Wales let in 2017 with an energy performance rating of E achieved 3.1% more per square foot than properties let with an F or G rating. On an 800 square foot property, this equates to an average of £360 per year.

The majority of landlords are well prepared, but we calculate that around 7% of properties let in 2017 still need to be brought up to the standard required. Best prepared are London landlords where just 4.9% of properties let last year were lower than an E rating, while in the South West more than 10% of properties did not meet the standard.

At the top of the scale, properties with an A or B rating achieved, on average, 31% more per square foot than F and G rated properties in 2017. On an 800 square foot property, this equates to an average premium of £3,600 per year.

January 2018

December 2017



We would like to take this opportunity to thank you

for your continued support which has made 2017

such a successful year

and we look forward to working with you

in 2018 and beyond. 




This year we have been supporting Christmas Jumper Day in aid of Save the Children UK. Every one has been getting into the swing of things with some festive cheer at both our offices in Falmouth and Penryn, raising a total of £64.70. Not bad for a small team - Well done everyone!

September 2017

After months of hard work, our new website finally went live over the weekend and is looking fantastic! Why not have a good look around and see what amazing new features and information are included.

Natalie took part in the Cancer Research Race for Life Pretty Muddy on Sunday 3rd September. It was "pretty muddy" due to the Cornish Autumn weather, but a brilliant time was had by all and Natalie raised a fantastic total of £183.00 for Cancer Research!

August 2017


Our new banner has arrived today ready for tonight, and it looks great!! We are proudly sponsoring the Pink Wig event which is part of Falmouth Week and raises funds for vital research projects, the best care for breast cancer patients in Cornwall and a safer future for the next generation.​

Estate agency excellence commended at Guild Awards 2018

Estate agency excellence commended at Guild Awards 2018

News & Legislation The Guild 2nd March 2018

The best estate agents in the country were commended at The Guild’s annual award ceremony at Westminster Bridge County Hall, right next to the London Eye, in February. 

The 35 silver and gold awards for sales and lettings were presented by Iain McKenzie, CEO of The Guild, at the gala dinner and awards ceremony.  Awards for best overall Guild agents were also presented. “This was my first year at the annual conference. We celebrated excellence within our network and across the industry. It is a testament to the growth of The Guild over the past 12 months,” said Iain McKenzie.

This year, the awards were sponsored by The Telegraph and powered partly by The ESTAS, the only industry awards based solely on reviews. Simon Brown, Founder of The ESTAS commented: "Integrating customer feedback into The Guild’s judging process demonstrates how important customer experience is to The Guild and makes these awards even more valuable. Congratulations to all the winners."

Victorstone Property Consultants won the ‘Overall Guild Agent of the Year’ in sales. Scott Hailou, Director at Victorstone said: “It was an incredible achievement to be acknowledged for outstanding levels of customer service, industry expertise and performance. Our business has not only benefited from The Guild's high standards but the continued support over the past year.”

The full list of Guild winners is as follows:

Lettings regional awards 


Midlands - Newman Property Experts

South East – Jonathan Rees 

South West – Complete

London – Petermans 

East Anglia – Mackay Property

Wales – Williams & Goodwin 


Overall Guild Agent of the Year - Lettings 

Silver winner – Helmores 

Gold winner – Victorstone 

Sales regional awards 


North East - Roseberry Newhouse 

North West – Wilkes Green & Hill 

Midlands – Bentons 

South East - Enfields, Southampton 

South West – Webbers 

London – JDM Estate Agents 

East Anglia – Mackay Property 

Wales – Williams and Goodwin 


Overall guild agent of the year 

Silver Winner – Sawyer & Co 

Gold winner – Victorstone

Guild ambassador of the year – Sawyer & Co

Top referring office vendor referrals – Webbers, Ilfracombe

Are you thinking of moving house this year? Contact your local Guild Member by clicking here

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