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Buying or selling

  • Bank owned Property. in Buying or selling

    Hi Looking to buy Property in Cork City and becoming tired of dealing with EA's. One or two Properties that I'm looking at on Daft.ie are in trouble with the Banks. (Examiner appointed. Receivership. Bankruptcy, ...

  • 3 beds vs. 2 beds+attic in Buying or selling

    The question, first of all, is about attic conversion. How much would the regular attic conversion cost in Dublin suburbs (North/West parts)? By regular conversion I mean whole attic conversion with 1/2 medium size wi...

  • Fake bids in Buying or selling

    Myself and my fiancé are first time buyers and We looked at a house two weeks ago and decided to view the property a second time the same week. We told the EA that we wished to view the property a second time with the view of maki...

  • Where to rate your estate agent in Buying or selling

    I recently sold a house in Dublin and had some bad experience. My agent stole property from the house, billed us extra fees for \'storage\' and was not responsive to questions. Any place to record such experiences and may...

  • Aib and BOI mortgage application refused in Buying or selling

    hi me and my partner applied by mortgage broker for a mortgage in Aib and BOI for amount EUR120 000. We are workin the same company over 6 years and have good salary - both over 54k a year. My partner has a gift from parents for...

  • Help re negotiating house price in Buying or selling

    Hi, we are in middle of negotiating a price for a house. Initially it looked promising, but all of a sudden there is a lot of other interest in the house and the seller is not interested in taking anything less than the asking ...

  • approval for mortgage on lump sum(not saved) in Buying or selling

    Hi, We are a couple renting for last 3 and a half years 800 a month, never in arrears. We have jus gotten a lump sum from a legal case where we have enough for a deposit for a house. We have other loans which we will be paying off bu ...

  • installing central heating in a terraced house with no front/back garden for oil tank etc? in Buying or selling

    Hi all, we are in the middle of buying a place that is a terraced house but that has no central heating and no front nor back garden where we could build a boiler house or tank. We're considering installing oil-fired central ...

  • Accessing original house drawings, planning permissions, boundary maps in Buying or selling

    Hi, We are in the process of buying a house but we would like to see what kind of walls were built first day (e.g. to see if there's a cavity that we can insulate) and we'd like to see the original boundary for the property so we k...

  • mortgage in Buying or selling

    We have a mortgage of 114,000 euro. Our repayments are 740 monthly with over half still going on interest.We have saved 30,000 and were wondering if we should pay it off mortgage? Or maybe,on doing so,get a loan from credit...

  • Money from sale and closing in Buying or selling

    My Solicitor held the money from the sale of my land in his account for one year before he turned the money over to me. is it legal and how can that be prevented?

  • Conveyancing fees - any ways to do some of the work yourself in Buying or selling

    We are about to purchase my sister's house and was wondering if we have to go through all the legalities/convenancying work to transfer the deeds. We are hoping it is a failry straight forward process without encurring a ...

  • Am I being too negative regarding prices? in Buying or selling

    Hi, I am just looking for advice / opinions, if this is the right time to buy in South Dublin or do people think prices will fall beyond this year? The reason I ask is that I was watching Fine Gael TD Olivia Mitchell last ni...

  • Buying a house in a NAMA estate in Buying or selling

    Hi All I am about to look at a house in a distressed NAMA estate with a liquidator appointed to it at the moment. Parts of the estate are still unfinished. The price is reasonable but i am wary of pitfalls on the legal side (s...

  • survey of apartment? in Buying or selling

    the auctioneer recommended one. can anyone recommend a surveyor? looking for a pre purchase survey on an apartment in north co dublin. how much should i be paying for it? thanks

  • Moving houses in Buying or selling

    We are currently commuting to Galway which is about 1 hour each way. We would like to sell our home and re-buy in Galway but are unsure of the costs. We are on a tracker so would we automatically lose this? Also what about stamp...

  • Underbidder re-approached when sale falls through with higher bidder in Buying or selling

    When you are the underbidder and the person who outbid you pulls out and the auctioneer comes back to you, what is the best approach. How much is reasonable to offer to make at that point. The auctioneer knows how far you were...

  • Property price Register in Buying or selling

    Have been paying close attention to the Property price Register and am stunned at how some people are paying over and above for a property that their neighbour bought next door 6 months earlier for €60,000 less? No wo...

  • Bid Acceptance Letter in Buying or selling

    Hi, My Girlfriend and I just put a bid on a house just before Christmas. The house is being sold by the bank. The bid was accepted in principal and the auctioneer told us that we would have to wait for a letter of acceptance whi...

  • bad idea to give seller 25,000 cash? in Buying or selling

    hi all, was looking at buying a house at 205,000. seller looking for 180,000 through the normal means ie solicitor / contracts/ mortgage etc with 25,000 in cash - no record of same will be anywhere does this happen fre...

  • anyone selling their house in north dublin looking to relocate to louth/drogheda in Buying or selling

    im asking if anyone is selling their 3/4 bedroom house in north dublin area,who are looking to relocate to drogheda ,louth...cut out the searching and do a swap..i have 5 bed semi,immaculate high spec house ,modern in a f...

  • Approaching Buyers in Buying or selling

    Hi.Waiting for completion of our house sale and its going slowly. We live in a small town in Ireland and although we have not been told officially the buyers names we know who they are and would meet on the street, school gat...

  • Property Price Register. in Buying or selling

    Hi Can anyone tell me if the Government has any intentions of providing a database for Commercial properties pretty much like the Residential Property Price Register?

  • Rent to Buy - Still an option?? in Buying or selling

    Rent to Buy Options - Dublin / Kildare / Wicklow Hi, does anyone have experience of these rent to buy schemes? Are they still on offer? If anyone knows of available schemes in the greater Dublin area I'd appreciate...

  • Closing date in Buying or selling

    Who sets the closing date for the sale of a house. We are the sellers and so far seem to be the last to learn what is happening. Can we ask our solicitor to set a time for final closure. Cheers.