3 MUST-HAVES FOR SELLING

PREPARING YOUR PROPERTY FOR SALE CAN MEAN THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A GOOD SALE AND NO SALE...

We are always looking to add properties to our portfolio - this year more than ever with so many sales completed - but having these 3 requisites is a real game changer when it comes to negotiations with a buyer; it can mean the difference between making a good sale and losing a sale. Call us for a complimentary valuation to find out the market value of your property and if we can help you in any way to obtain the following 3 items, we’re more than happy to do so.
1. ENERGY CERTIFICATE
2. UP TO DATE BOILER SERVICE LOG
3. COMPLIANCE REPORT
1. ENERGY CERTIFICATE:
Easily and quickly obtained by a geometra (surveyor)
·        Should be done before marketing your property (the attestation is required by law on all promotional material).
·        If you don’t have a geometra we can recommend one to you or even request the energy certificate on your behalf.
·        A copy of the energy certificate must be attached to the final contract.
·        A sale cannot go ahead without it.
Cost: circa E.180 – E.220 
2. BOILER SERVICE LOG:
Easily and quickly obtained from the company who installed your boiler.
·        Your boiler is meant to be serviced each year (health and safety regulations) and should be stamped each time to attest to its conformity.
·        A copy of an updated log book is required for sale.
·        The sale cannot go ahead without it.
§  Should your boiler log not be up to date or if you don’t have one, DO NOT DESPAIR.
§  Just call the company (or have us do it) and explain you need a log book for sale and have them come service it.
§  They will provide you with a new log book and the necessary documentation attesting to the boiler’s conformity.
Cost: circa E.180 – E.220 
3. COMPLIANCE REPORT:
It can take up to 6 weeks to merely access your property’s paperwork – floor plans, authorisations etc.. - from the Cortona town planning office.
·        The goal of the report is to confront the actual state of your property with the officially deposited floor plans and to ascertain the permissions authorised for any modifications made over the years.
·        It can be done by a geometra or an architect and will either attest to the property’s conformity – which means your property is fit for immediate sale - or set out the irregularities which need to be resolved before completion can take place.
·        It can take 2-3 months to regularise even the smallest of issues, via what is known as a ‘sanatoria’.  So not something you’ll want to discover at the last minute with a buyer at your door.
·        It could lose you the sale.
·        A compliance report is required by the presiding notary for sale.
·        The sale cannot go ahead without it.
Cost: E.500-E.1000 + IVA (for ascertaining the compliance status of your property)
Team, 09/12/2021 10:23:33
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