Förderanstalt der Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau

All consumers have had the opportunity for a long time, to use the funding programs of the Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau , KfW for short. The following guide provides helpful information for interested parties.

Developers have not had it as easy as they did a few years ago. At that time, they could more or less freely build their home . Today, however, certain guidelines apply. All new buildings must comply with legal requirements. However, this restriction also brings with it an advantage: Although the erection of one's own four walls is a bit more expensive, in the long run, however, builders can save. All new houses are very energy efficient and use less than old buildings. At the same time, builders can benefit from various subsidy programs .

Anyone who chooses to build a KfW Efficiency House or another home can use KfW funding. The subsidy starts with real estate whose energy consumption has a maximum of 70 percent of a comparable new building. There are numerous conditions, the most important:

  • APR from 1.41 percent
  • up to EUR 50,000 loan per housing unit
  • up to EUR 5,000 repayment bonus per housing unit
  • applies to all who own a KfW Efficiency House 40, 55, 70 or similar Passive House build / buy
  • can be combined with other subsidies

Home Purchase

If you do not want the new building, but wish to buy a property, you can also benefit from numerous grants from the Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau:

  1. Self-Use : For the purchase of a house or condominium, interested parties can use the KfW Home Ownership Program (124) to obtain up to € 50,000 in credit, which they can use to finance the total costs, including ancillary building costs.
  2. New build : Here, the same conditions apply as for building a house (see above), but interested people buy the finished building and do not build it.
  3. Old building : The purchase of a freshly refurbished old building becomes e also promoted. Information can be found in the section "Energetic refurbishment".
  4. Refurbishment : For a newly renovated old building there are subsidies for barrier-free and age-adapted real estate. Information on this can be found in the last section "Altersgerecht Umbauen & ldquo;.

Energetic renovation

For new owners, a new building is generally out of the question. Depending on the age of the house, there is usually a renovation . Especially for real estate that was built before 1995, a major overhaul makes sense. Depending on the condition, a complete refurbishment or individual measures are necessary.

For a total energy renovation there are both development loans and grants. It is important that the house after the renovation on the level of a KfW Efficiency House is. The funding starts with real estate whose energy requirement is at most 115 percent of a new building of identical design. The promotion is higher, the better the energy standard after the renovation is. KfW Efficiency Houses 55, 70, 85, 100 and 115.

Grant :

  • Grants of up to € 18,750 per housing unit
  • Support for a complete refurbishment of the KfW-Effizienzhaus and individual measures
  • can be combined with other subsidies

Kredit :

  • already from 1.00 percent APR
  • Loan up to EUR 75,000 per housing unit
  • Repayment subsidy of up to EUR 9,375 Residential unit
  • is valid for those who want to renovate a living space or reach the KfW Efficiency House Standard
  • can be combined with other subsidies

Important : Interested parties must submit an application before taking action.

Incidentally, you should refer to professionals in (large scale) remedial actions. Experts can better assess the location and quality of the artisan service. Negligence becomes expensive in retrospect. There is also a risk that subsidies and subsidies may be lost as a result of improper work. The Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau is interested in quality and therefore subsidizes

  • 50 percent of the costs for a construction supervision
  • and transfers up to 4,000 euros to interested parties.

Renewable energies

The topic of renewable energies is one of the most important Building blocks in the construction and renovation of a building. The Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau finances every environmentally friendly energy production , be it a heat pump, wood pellet heating or solar collectors. Here are some tips if you want to use renewable energy in your home:

  • Builders should at least reach the energy standard of a KfW Efficiency House 70. Then they receive 50,000 euros on favorable terms and can, for example, finance a heating system through the Energy Efficient Construction Program (153).
  • Renovators should definitely achieve the KfW Efficiency House Standard. For energetic complete refurbishments, renovations of monuments or buildings worthy of preservation, there are subsidies, favorable loans and a bonus for repayment.
  • All funding options can be combined with other programs. The refurbishment becomes an efficiency house, and then the combination with BAFA subsidies can be combined.
  • Solar energy systems alone are a worthwhile investment. In addition to the state feed-in tariff, there are also favorable conditions of the program Renewable Energy Standard (274)

Age-appropriate Rebuilding

The topic Accessibility we have increased in the articles & bdquo; With Wohnadjustungen the comfort & ldquo; and "Is the house barrier-free?" treated. From this it became apparent that one can increase the quality of living with more or less extensive work. More and more young people are thinking of a reconstruction to make provisions. The program Altersgerecht Umbauen (159) promotes a total of seven flexible conversion measures, such as the barrier-reduced access to buildings and various modifications in the living area. The purchase of a newly remodeled property is also included here. There is a maximum of 50,000 euros per unit. The application is made directly through the house bank, before the renovation work starts or the house is bought.

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