It’s worth studying the Energy Certificate as this could help you bag the best price for the home of your dreams.
For every property sale to be registered, an Energy Efficiency Certificate (CEE) must be included within all the documents.
The Regulations state that the efficiency rating must be displayed in all selling and letting promotional material and a copy of the full certificate made available to every property enquirer.
Despite that, the convention appears to be not to obtain that certificate until contracts have been signed and everyone is on their way to the notary.
I suppose it will take a few agents and owners being substantially fined for people to comply with the regulations.
Study of the energy certificate should be a part of a buyer’s consideration of a property.
In the south of Spain, the energy consumption in a house will reach two peaks: in winter when heating is required and in summer when air conditioning comes into play.
How efficient the house is in retaining heat in winter and avoiding it in summer, is what the energy certificate is all about. Continue reading