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Buying or selling

  • 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...

  • 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 Ä ? 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...