Knowing the ins & outs of tax regulations can be tedious to say the least. Luckily Nexvia have made available a super handy chart that summarizes all you need to know. Here it is.
The emphyteutic lease is a measure of the Ministère des Classes moyennes, du Tourisme et du Logement, which reduces the cost of housing. The buyer of a dwelling will own the home only, not the land. The latter is leasing the land on which the home is built for a maximum of 99 years. becomes the owner of the dwelling but on the other hand he leases the land on which the building is built for a maximum of 99 years. This rent is paid annually. In the event of the sale of the home, the lease continues to run for the remaining years. At the end of the lease agreement, there are two possibilities. Either the lease is extended between the Société Nationale des Habitations at Bon Marché and the owner of the accommodation, or the former redeems the building and pays market value, which is determined by experts, to the owner. If you'd like to read more on this topic, you can download this helpful PDF here.
If you're interested in knowing more about the latest housing figures for apartment sales, click here to view the latest report from "l'observatoire de l'habitat".
In Luxembourg, all residential buildings are given energy ratings. What is an Energy Pass? The Energy Pass is a certificat that provides information on energy consumption and CO2 emissions of a building. The ratings go from A (best) to I (worst). When do you need to get an Energy Pass? As owner of a home, you’ll need to get an Energy Pass done when: when you make substantial transformation to a building there is a change of owners and an Energy Pass has not been done for the building. All public ads of a sale of a building must mention its energy rating as well as its thermal insulation rating. For more information, please visit guichet.lu.