Here are the 10 things to know before buying a house. Buying a property is a dream that comes true but requires careful verification of some basic requirements. It is true that a house must immediately meet our tastes but to live there in a peaceful way we must not neglect the bureaucratic, legal and urban planning aspects, through careful evaluation. So here are our tips for a safe purchase.
Urban / municipal compliance
The first thing to check, before buying a house, and the town planning compliance. Go to the municipality of residence and check that the documents filed regarding the house correspond to the actual state of the house. Any changes must be communicated and approved by the competent town planning office, which will issue the authorizations.
The document of viability it is a certificate, issued by the competent municipality, which certifies the conditions of “safety, healthiness, energy saving of the buildings and systems installed” (Article 24, paragraph 1).
When buying a house, always check that the documentation filed with the land registry corresponds to the real floor plan of the house. This is especially true for theRevenue Agency, the institute that, based on these data, will issue the tax bills.
Energy class of the property
One of the innovations introduced in recent years in the field of buying and selling of real estate, is the documentation concerning the energy class of the building, reported in theEnergy Performance Certificate or APE of the property (or energy certificate). These documents must be delivered to the buyer, in order to have an idea of the energy expenditure to be addressed.
It is important that all the systems present in the house to be purchased are in order, therefore certified by a document, issued by the various technicians (electrician, plumber) certifying their characteristics and compliance.
Check the thousandths tables of the condominium and the thousandths of the apartment to be purchased, to understand how much the consumption costs are.
Possibility of internal modifications
One of things to know before buying a house, is the possibility of intervening inside with various modifications: demolition of walls, new openings in the walls, moving windows, ..
Verification of constraints
As for the possibility of carrying out external interventions, such as the installation of verandas, outdoor awnings, canopies, … check that the house is not subject to landscape, historical and artistic constraints.
Documents from the notary
The documentation concerning theimmobile to be purchased, it must be brought to the trusted notary in time, so that he can verify it and advise what to do for buy house insecurity.
After checking with the notary that everything is in order, you can sign the purchase agreement. What can I say? Enjoy the start of this new adventure without risk and hassle!