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Buying or selling

  • 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...

  • Would we be mad to set up a Residents' Committee or Association? in Buying or selling

    Are we crazy to consider setting up a Residents' Association or a Residents' Committee? We have never had one where we live and greens are cut by the same few stalwarts. It's felt (by the stalwarts!!) that a fairer, le...

  • additional purchase costs in Buying or selling

    I'm German and intend to buy a property in Ireland as a cash payer. What and how much additional purchase costs will I have to account for, let's say for a property worth of 100 000 ? Thanks for your help.

  • About to buy new house in Buying or selling

    I am about to buy a house where the gas has been cut off due to the seller not paying the bill up to date. I cannot check that the central heating is working as the gas won't turn on. Do I have to pay reconnection charges before the...

  • Mortgage Amount in Buying or selling

    Hi I am just looking for some information / advice. Myself and my husband have provisionally been approved for a mortgage of 208K we have a deposit of 20K so are looking at houses where the max we could pay would be 230-235...

  • Capital Gains on Second Home (was primary home until 2003) in Buying or selling

    Hi I have a question I hope someone can help me with as I really would appreciate some help on this. I want to sell a second house which is a non principal residence(was originally principal residence) that I purch...

  • Family friendly parts of Dublin in Buying or selling

    We are considering buying house for our family in Dublin, but have no idea of the best places to put down roots. We are a family with two daughters (7 years old and a baby). We're looking for family friendly parts of Dubl...

  • selling in Buying or selling

    Hi, I own my own property with no morgage and I would like to sell and buy another property, I may have a buyer, however all my money is tied up in the property I own so if I was to see a property that I liked has anyone been in t...

  • [Survey] Save money on energy bills with Energy Monitors in Buying or selling

    Hi, My name is Frederick Ikoli and I am a student in the School of Computer Science and Statistics, at Trinity College Dublin. I am conducting a research that relates to home energy management using In-home Displays ...

  • Tramore swap in Buying or selling

    SWAP 1 acre site scenic rural area 1 mile Tramore near lakes,fantastic views(Full planning was obtained but expired)Excellent road frontage. for house in or near Tramore with cash difference considered.would con...

  • Buying a property in Rooskey What is Rooskey like to live in in Buying or selling

    Hi everyone I am thinking of buying a property that come up on daft.ie The house is in the village of Rooskey in Roscommon. Could anyone tell me what it is like to live in this village Many Thanks jeananddanny

  • Bidding wars? in Buying or selling

    I am moving from abroad and am considering buying an apartment in Dublin. However, I am a little confused about the process. More specifically, apartments that are listed for, say, 300k, end up being sold for 400k. In my c...