/ Required Items
following are compulsory documents in the Home Information Pack - otherwise
known as 'required' documents, as opposed to the optional 'authorised'
Performance Certificates tell you how energy efficient a home is on a scale of
A-G. The most efficient homes - which should have the lowest fuel bills - are in
Certificate also tells you, on a scale of A-G, about the impact the home has on
the environment. Better-rated homes should have less impact through carbon
dioxide (CO2) emissions.
average property in the
is in bands D-E for both ratings. The Certificate includes recommendations on
ways to improve the home's energy efficiency to save you money and help the
of newly built homes will have to provide a predicted assessment of the energy
efficiency of the property, but a full Energy Performance Certificate should be
provided to the buyer when the home is completed.
: for more information on Energy Performance Certificates.
: for details of ways to improve the energy efficiency of your home as well as a
sheet explaining Energy Performance Certificates.
sale statement should provide some basic information about the site, including:
name of the seller and the address of the property being sold
the property is freehold, leasehold or commonhold
the property is registered or unregistered
or not the property is being sold with vacant possession
suggested form for a sale statement is available on request.