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Buying or selling

  • 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...

  • Separated in Buying or selling

    Hi all, need some advice, I'm separated and myself and my ex have a house with a substantial mortgage, I haven't lived there for years but still pay half the repayments. At present neither of us can afford the repayments and...

  • Massive Negative Equity of 135k- Advice Needed in Buying or selling

    Hi There, i need some advice. I bought a duplex back in Jan 2007 for 240k, got a 228k mortgage, and now its down to 214k after 7 years. I was a single person on great wages when i purchased this duplex and now i am on the same money,...

  • Selling a house in Buying or selling

    Hi I was wondering do I have to pay tax when buying a house, I own two house already both inherited to me and I paid capital gains tax for both , I wish to sell for 155,000.00 do I have to pat tax on it

  • Estate agents back to their usual tricks in Buying or selling

    Is it just me or are we a nation of 'fence sitters'? We have already been messed around during the recession, and now we are playing into estate agents hands by out bidding one another for houses that are simply not wo...

  • What is it like to live in Ballygar village in Buying or selling

    Hi Everyone I was looking at a property in Ballygar village that is for sale on daft.ie I was a reasonable price. Would anyone know what it is like to live in ballygar village itself Many Thanks jeananddanny

  • Estate Agent messing in Buying or selling

    I put an offer on a house and was the only bid for 5 days. I was told by the agent the sale was to be closed on lets say the coming Monday and I heard nothing until the Wednesday when there was a higher bid. So I went higher and heard ...

  • purchasing a property in Hazel Court,Tuam, Co. Galway in Buying or selling

    Hi Everyone all I am thinking of purchasing a property in Hazel Court,Tuam, Co. Galway. Would Anyone know what it is like to live in this area is there any crime or anti social behaviour Manny Thanks jeananddanny

  • Purchasing a property in The Dales, Moylough, Co. Galway in Buying or selling

    Hi all I am thinking of purchasing a property in The Dales, Moylough, Co. Galway. Anyone know what it is like to live in Manny Thanks jeananddanny

  • Rent to Buy in Buying or selling

    Hi I was just wondering if anybody knew of any Rent to Buy homes on the market in Dublin? I cannot seem to find any online and have been told to go to developers and sellers directly to ask if they would be interested in sel...

  • Mortgage Arrears questions - help really needed in Buying or selling

    Hi there, I need some advice, I had a baby last year, and i was on maternity leave for 6 months. during this 6 months i contacted my mortgage company twice to tell them i was on maternity leave and i was struggling to make pay...

  • Section 23- 90% tax relief..can someone please explain? in Buying or selling

    Hi Guys, just wondering can anyone explain how section 23 with 90% tax relief works on a property? what is this all about? i presume its 90% of all tax paid on the property if rented out all year can be claimed back? cant s...