Energy performance certificate
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What is an energy performance certificate

When selling a home in Portugal, an energy declaration is mandatory which gives a clear picture of the home's overall energy performance.

What is an energy performance certificate?

It is a description of the property’s energy needs. The energy performance certificate makes it possible to compare similar buildings. It is valid for 10 years.

What are the requirements of the new law for you as a seller?

An energy performance certificate is designed to give potential buyers a clear picture of the property’s overall energy performance.
An action plan is presented with changes to reduce the property’s energy needs.

As the seller, you are responsible for:

  • Ensuring there is an energy performance certificate on the property’s energy needs in any advertising material.

  • Ensuring that the energy performance certificate is presented to all potential buyers and the final purchaser.

  • The seller must ensure that an energy performance certificate is issued for the building before closing the sale.

  • Those who fail to comply with this requirement may be charged a fine.

Fastighetsbyrån can assist you by…

  • Recommending a certified technician with specialized knowledge of buildings and their energy needs.

  • Advertising and marketing the property with the energy performance certificate.

  • Showing the energy performance certificate to potential buyers.
    Handing over the energy performance certificate to the purchaser.

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