Money Thermal renovation. Aid, bonuses ... How to bring your accommodation up to standard without breaking the bank?
Chelsea's huge bonus if they win the… Real
© Supplied by Sports.fr Setback: - € 20m New value: € 80m Real Madrid are on their way to winning the league title Spain. And for Chelsea, that's great news! From one year to the next, the interests are not the same. And a season after fiercely negotiating the terms of transfer from Eden Hazard to Real Madrid , Chelsea can brace themselves for receiving big bonuses. Indeed, the Madrilenians had managed to lower the price of the transfer of the Belgian international to 100 million euros.
Energy renovation, ecologically and economically virtuous, is now a national priority. To finance the work, many aids exist.
Buildings are the second sector that emits the most greenhouse gases in France, after transport. The government therefore wisheshousing, in particular for individuals, who gain by lowering their energy bills ... But between the multitude of aid, the cost of the work and the fear of fraud, an energy renovation project can seem confusing.
DS will stop thermal vehicles by 2025
© SP / DS DS will stop thermal vehicles by 2025 The brand announced in a press release that from 2025, it will only produce electric and hybrid vehicles. No more thermal vehicles for DS. PSA's premium brand is taking a radical turn in terms of ecological transition. In a press release, relayed by Electrive , the group announced that from 2025, all DS will be equipped with electric or rechargeable hybrid motors.
Where to start?
Before getting started, things must be done in order, starting by taking stock of existing installations, for example through an energy audit. This step will define the work to be carried out according to the objective: insulation of the walls, new windows, change of the heating system ...How much does it cost?
The cost of energy renovation can vary significantly depending on several criteria: geographic area, type of materials or initial condition of the building. According toI have an oil-fired boiler: what should I do? from November 2019, the average price for a renovation operation would be between 5,000 and 7,000 € excluding tax for homes of less than 80 m2, to reach 12,000 € excluding tax in housing of 200 m2.
As of January 1, 2022, no more oil or coal-fired boilers: it will be forbidden to install any or replace them with a boiler of the same type in the event of a breakdown. 3.5 million homes are still equipped. Several alternatives are possible: stove, wood, gas or pellet boiler, heat pumps, etc. But this equipment is expensive (3,000 to 5,000 €, or even more than 10,000 € for some wood-fired boilers or heat pumps) .
The fake price of Osimhen's transfer
© Supplied by Sports.fr The Osimhen soap opera is set to end soon. The Nigerian striker arrived in Naples on Friday to meet the traditional medical examination. (Sky Italia) While a transfer fee of 81 million euros has been mentioned in the French press, the transfer of Victor Osimhen will bring in a little less money than that at Losc. Three weeks after having discovered the installations of the Napoli , Victor Osimhen will (finally) sign with the Partenopei in the coming hours.
What are the financial aids?
It is difficult to list here all the existing aids, between tax incentives, bonuses from energy suppliers, subsidies from companies ... To find your way around, there is the platformWho can benefit from it? , which notably offers aids simulator, as well as a list of RGE approved professionals (Recognized as guarantor of the environment). In addition to national aid, there is also that of local authorities. The National Housing Information Agency tool to identify them all after entering their postal code.
With the ambition to simplify things, the government launcheddirect aid, paid to individuals upon completion of the work. Initially reserved for the most modest households and owner-occupiers, it will be extended from January 1, 2021 to all, without income conditions, as well as to owner-lessors and condominiums.
Covid-19 delays renovation of iconic French Open tennis stadium
Organisers of this year’s French Open are in a race against time to get the revered clay courts ready ahead of the tournament’s start in September. Massive renovations to the Roland Garros stadium have been delayed by Covid-19 and the tennis courts are currently little more than a construction site. FRANCE 24 reports. The red clay courts at Paris's Roland Garros stadium are currently little more than a construction site. The complex of tennis courts that houses the French Open is coming to the end of a massive ten-year modernisation project.
What are the pitfalls to avoid?
Overvalued quotes, false labels… Scams have flourished at the same time as government aid. After many complaints, theMy landlord doesn't want to do any work, what to do? checks on companies. A law adopted on July 24 also prohibits for anything relating to energy renovation work, unless a contract is already in progress.
From January 1, 2023, tenants of “thermal strainers” (who have an energy performance diagnosis classified F or G) may require their owner to do work. The forthcoming decree will even allow the case to be submitted to the judge who may decide to freeze the rent or prohibit the rental of housing, according to the Minister for Housing, Emmanuelle Wargon.
Phil Spencer's top 5 home improvements to boost your home's value .
Phil Spencer gives wise advice to home owners wanting to sell at a good priceBut where to start? If you're renovating to sell on – or just want to make wise renovation decisions now for when you one day trade up or downsize, here's where to start.