Green mortgage: Energy efficient home buyers offered better interest rates

The European Investment Bank is providing €150m to Bankia, which is matching the amount for the scheme

Cheaper mortgages for energy efficient EU homes

A number of banks across Europe could soon be offering cheaper interest rates to people buying energy efficient homes or committing to implement energy saving measures. The European Energy Efficiency Mortgage initiative has been launched by a consortium led by the European Mortgage Federation – European Covered Bond Council (EMF-ECBC). It aims to create a […]

Only one house has Green Deal measures installed

Only 132 homes have signed up to the Government’s Green Deal scheme and one has finally gone “live” eight months since it was officially launched. New statistics from DECC reveal 419 Green Deal plans were in the system for individual properties at the end of July, however only 132 out of those moved to pending, […]