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Buying or selling

  • Buyer says pre-approved, how long is procedure, and what is exact procedure? in Buying or selling

    Hi, hope anyone can advise. Today we got an offer of full asking price, by local young man who says he's mortgage approved. We want to sell as soon as possible, as can buy a cheap do-upper property that's not on the mar...

  • bidding war or EA bluffing in Buying or selling

    Hi this is my first post. I was just hoping to get some taughts on apartments for sale in leixlip louisa park. I have put an offer of the asking price for a two bed apartment and within two days the ea said that a higher ...

  • mortgage against land/house and savings in Buying or selling

    Hi there, just looking for some advice re applying for a mortgage. We inherited an old house and some land which we currently live in. We would like to move and buy a more modern house. We have savings of 5K and are making a...

  • Financing the purchase of an unfinished house in Buying or selling

    Hi, Wondering if anyone can help.... Are the banks lending to purchase an unfinished house? House is basically just a shell (walls, floors, windows, doors)... Would the banks lend a mortgage for this type of proper...

  • ? deposit for mortage in Buying or selling

    Hi all, recently went to apply for a mortage of 140,000 and wanted to use a site i have as a deposit but the bank refussed it and said i need 10% cash savings. We have been trying to build as last two yrs and keep being refussed ...

  • is stamp duty 1% or 7% or 9% in Buying or selling

    Is stamp duty 1% for everyone even for a second time buyers(owner occupier). buying an old house (not new House) As I see in some sites its 7% & 9% but then other sites say its 1% across the board. I am confused as to wh...

  • capital gains on residental site in Buying or selling

    Hi, I bought a residental .5 acre site some years back with a view to one day bulding a house. The site was never developed and has increased in value despite the downturn. I have since moved to another part of country ...

  • vat on homes who pays in Buying or selling

    who pays VAT when buying a house, I read somewhere its 13.5% if buying off a builder / developer. If you see a house for 300k is the vat included in this price or do you take it for granted that you must pay 13.5% on top of the 30...

  • 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 fiancÚ 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...