Home Renovation Incentive Scheme
Valid until the end of 2018, the Home Renovation Incentive allows people to claim up to €4,050 back in VAT on up to €30,000 of the cost of domestic building works, such as house extensions or attic conversions. The building work must be carried out by a qualifying contractor and completed and paid before the 31st of December 2018. Exceptions to this are projects requiring planning permission, which as long as the planning permission is in place by the 31st December 2018, you have until the 31st of March 2019 to complete the work, another three months, which is the standard duration of a domestic home extension build. For further details click here.
Better Energy Homeowner Grants For Home Extensions in Cork
The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) are now offering fixed sum cash grants for a number of different insulation and heating upgrades which will make your home warmer, cut down on your energy use, and more importantly save you money on building your home extensions in Cork. There is also a €50 grant available towards a Building Energy Rating Certificate (BER Cert.) on your property after the work is down. For further information click here. All you need to do is complete the following steps:
- Decide on the work you want done and the grant you wish to apply for.
- Select a SEAI registered contractor to carry out the works.
- Apply for the SEAI grant and get approval.
- Get the works completed by a registered SEAI contractor.
- Get a BER Cert. down by a registered SEAI BER Assessor.
- Submit the to SEAI.
- GET PAID !
Amounts Available under the Better Energy Homeowner Grants