23 March 2022

Homeowners in favour of reduced mortgage costs based on energy performance

By Foundation Homeloans

According to our most recent owner-occupier survey, 67% of all homeowners, or those who want to become homeowners, would consider a lower mortgage rate based on their property’s Energy Performance rating an appealing element when looking at product features.

Our latest research, carried out for us by BVA BDRC, interviewed 300 individuals on their housing aspirations and circumstances during August last year. A number of questions focused on the energy efficiencies of existing housing stock, what it would take to get homeowners to make improvements, and whether ‘Green mortgages’ might have an appeal for those making such improvements or buying higher-rated properties. Click here to read the full story.

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