Energy Performance Certificates or EPCs are a compulsory requirement for all homes on the property market, this includes rental properties and, by law, a landlord is required to provide his tenants with an EPC when they move into the property in question. As of the 6th of April, new legislation require property owners to have an EPC in place within 7 days of marketing their property. Over half of homebuyers in the UK believe they have had a survey on the home they want to buy, when in actual fact all they have had is a mortgage valuation. Protect yourself and your potential property by getting a Homebuyer Report, which will tell you all you need to know about your future home and help you avoid a house of horror. So what does a surveyor doing a Homebuyer Report look out for?