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Thinking of buying a house in Sardinia? Here are the new taxes from January 2014
Who gains and who doesn’t?
Beginning January 2014, buying an apartment could be less costly in some cases, but more expensive in others. Here are the new features recently introduced by the Italian legislature. They contain information that is good to know...
Finally, the Directives of the European Community haves implemented in Italy a legislation regarding the energy performance of new and constructed buildings according to the Decree-Law No. 63 of 4 June 2013. As of June 6th, while the obligation to attach the Energy Performance Certificate to contracts for the sale of real estate and leasing of new property remains, the Attestato di Certificazione Energetica (ACE) has been replaced by the Attestato di Prestazione Energetica (APE) under penalty of nullity of such contracts.
What are the energy classes in real estate?
Energy buildings Classes include 8 classes of reference conferred in based on the primary energy needed to heat every square meter of living space.The energy is expressed in kilowatt-hours (kWh) and refers to a calendar year. The elements necessary to determine the energy needs required by the heating of a building are: first, the type of the heating system itself, followed by the construction materials used, the insulation, the type of walls, doors and windows that form the building envelope.