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Buying or selling

  • Unknown annual management fees in Buying or selling

    I'm interested in 2 properties both have annual management fees.I've contacted the agent of both properties asking what the amount is.He is unable to tell me as both properties are part of a development area which is unf...

  • Household charge and conveyance in Buying or selling

    Banks refuse to release a mortgage on properties where the household charge is not paid on the basis that this was a charge on the property. I am selling a cottage that is not registered for household charge and I have not ...

  • Rent to buy in Cork in Buying or selling

    We have been advised by 2 financial institutions that we need to be seen to save for another 12-15 months before proceeding with our mortgage application. We have been renting the same property for about 4 years now paying...

  • Legal Fees what is the standard charge when purchasing a house in Buying or selling

    Does anyone have an approx. estimate of what the standard legal fees are when buying a house now, we can spend max 230K. When I bought my apartment in 2008 I paid approx 1500.00 I think and the solicitors were very effic...

  • Desperate House Buys Rte! in Buying or selling

    What were people opinions on the programme on RTE last night ? It's worrying coming from the point of view of someone who hopes to buy later in the year, I dont have a house to sell so its just a straight forward buy so no chain...

  • Offers in comparison to asking price! in Buying or selling

    Hi, I am I first time buyer looking for somewhere in Roscommon, are limit is fifty thousand and there seems to be a lot you can get on the market for that price, my question is though what kind of offers do you start at? Can I view...

  • Waiting on contracts in Buying or selling

    Hello, I need some advice. Really frustrated at the minute. Went sale agreed on a property mid march. It has almost been 9 weeks since and we still have not signed our contracts and have no closing date. We have had to ch...

  • Buying from the Southern Hemisphere. in Buying or selling

    Hi, Irish living down under for the past 25 years, looking at returning home in a few years and with the exchange rates the way they are and property on the mend in Ireland, Now would be the best time for me to purchase with the ...

  • Proof of sufficient funds in Buying or selling

    How can I obtain a letter from a solicitor a "Proof of sufficient funds" if I am a cash buyer, and the auctioneer asks about this document. Today I was at solicitors place and the solicitors advice was to put the...

  • how long the time from paid booking deposit to the EA issue the sale details. ????? in Buying or selling

    hi, i checked the process of buying a property. After paid booking deposit, the estate agent will prepare a document of sale details and send this to the sellerís solicitor and to your solicitor. usually how...

  • paid booking deposit, the probability the EA sale to others? in Buying or selling

    hi all, i have paid booking deposit for buying a property. And i have paid the booking deposit for nealy already two weeks. But the property still on the website, and no marked "saled agreed' Because the prope...

  • Buying property in receivership in Buying or selling

    Hi all, We have been in the process of purchasing a residential property in Cork for the past 9months. The property is in receivership. As yet, we have not received any contracts even though deposit was paid to agent l...

  • buying but the house needs work in Buying or selling

    I have viewed a house and its in need of work. New windows, insulation at a minimum. Would it be common practice to bring a contractor around to view a house again and get a quote on the cost of house improvements?

  • How long to get to contract exchange? in Buying or selling

    Hello, Around the middle of March we made an offer on a house. It\'s about 10 years old and is on a small estate just at the edge of a village. The owner was/is in negative equity and had to get his bank\'s consent to sell at the p...

  • investment property in Buying or selling

    Hi, I was thinking of buying an investment apartment in Dublin, does anyone know what taxes and charges I will have to pay each year, or the running costs, and say easy to rent out a 2 bed apartment in the suburbs of Dublin, th...

  • fees in Buying or selling

    If I sign a contract with an estate agent and then sell to a friend do I still have to pay the agent the percentage?

  • Moving with Negative Equity in Buying or selling

    Hi, Any thoughts on the best approach if my house goes Sale Agreed but there's no decent house to buy other side, and I'm carrying Negative Equity (ie. have to buy elsewhere) ? Thanks, F

  • cash buyer how long can get the key in Buying or selling

    hi, i am a cash buyer for one apartment. i just submit the booking deposit one week ago. does anybody know how long i may get the key and move in ? many thx

  • Selling apartment in Buying or selling

    Just had an offer made on my apartment and wondering if I need permission of management company to sell my apartment ? Thanks!

  • Rent to buy, uncles home in Buying or selling

    Hi all, Looking for a little bit of help please. My uncle is trying to sell his home as he inherited a house from an uncle of his own that died. He still has a mortgage on his own home. My question is is it possible for me to enter...

  • trading up, buy to rent? in Buying or selling

    I have found home of my dreams for my family. But wouldn't have full deposit legal fees etc until next year and of course we have to sell our own house. My query is, is it possible to ask a seller if they would do a rent to buy wi...

  • Contractors and Mortgages in Buying or selling

    Does anyone know if banks (or any bank) are willing to give a mortgage to an IT Contractor? Reasonable amount of savings but not a permanant job.

  • Who is buying property? in Buying or selling

    I am a bit puzzled, who is buying property in Ireland and in Dublin. Lets think, the people that already have properties are mostly in negative equity. Say 20% of them are in arrears. So many young couples and under 30's have...

  • Advised Market Value problems? in Buying or selling

    Wonder if anyone has any advice on this. We are currently selling but the Estate Agent had put a low Advised Market Value on our home. The 'tactic' is to get lots of interest and to that extent it is working. We have how...

  • selling house without estate agent in Buying or selling

    Anyone have any advice for selling your house without agent? I've had 2 agents out to get an idea of value etc. We were going to put an ad up on daft ourselves but we're just wondering if anyone has been successful doing it the...