No rent allowed without Energy certificate from 2016
There is no secret that tourist industry in Croatia is one of the most stable, rising 5-6% per year due to better occupancy and prolongation of touristic season. Many investors purchase rental properties in Croatia like apartments, mini-hotels, guest houses. Apart from obligation to have official categorization of these properties (categories A,B,C as per facilities available), from 2016 all the owners of rental properties in Croatia should obtain energy certificate. It will help the country to optimize it's energy consumption. Two years before new legislation was adopted which prohibited sale and purchase of realty in Croatia without energy certificate available.
In case you are planning to buy a rental property in Croatia, please, pay attention to the fact whether the property has already obtained energy certificate, it might probably be easier for the Seller to get it.