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Buying or selling

  • Selling privately when listed with an agent in Buying or selling

    Hi There, I have a question about selling a property; We listed an apartment with an Estate Agent and it has been listed with them since Monday. We have since had a cash offer from an independent buyer - a friend of a ...

  • What does 'fully furnished' include? in Buying or selling

    Viewed house for sale that is listed as fully furnished. House has long term tenant in place. While viewing I asked the estate agent what exactly was included in 'fully furnished' and he was very vague in his response stat...

  • advice /property in receivership in Buying or selling

    Dear People - I need advice asap please. I put in offer on a property I really liked - I was asked to demonstrate proof of funds. I did. I wanted to see place and show it to my family - I made appointment to view it a second time w...

  • Move to Ireland/Purchase a house in Buying or selling

    I am looking for advice on how obtain a mortgage to buy a house in Ireland. I was born in the US and have Irish citizenship and am planning on moving to Ireland with my Irish husband, but we wanted to purchase a house a few years ...

  • Grounds to Report an Estate Agent? in Buying or selling

    Hi, I placed a bid on a property a few months ago for 376k. I have a record of this on email. The estate agent came back to me the following day via email to inform me that somebody else had bid 380k and wondered if we wanted...

  • Lower offer accepted on apartment in Buying or selling

    Hi, i have been offering on a one bed in limerick for a few weeks now, i first of all got out bid by a lady who eventually pulled out of the deal, so the agent came back to me as my offer was next highest at 47,500, i dropped this down...

  • Repossessed houses - Bank holding on... in Buying or selling

    I recently viewed a repossessed house on sale for quiet sometime now (about 1 year) After getting my mortgage approved I noticed the property have been taking off the market . The agent advised that banks is now holding on ...

  • is there any risk to changing jobs during house purchase? in Buying or selling

    Hi, Wondering if anyone has experience in this situation and could advise. Went Sale Agreed a number of weeks ago, survey, valuation complete, offer of loan letter from Bank is currently unsigned by me until the sel...

  • Offer Price in Buying or selling

    Two parts to this: I viewed a lovely house in North Dublin for sale at 230K. The house is for sale over 2 years at 230k. Just wondering, if i go ahead, what my offer should be around? There was a trace of pyrite ident...

  • Time frame in Buying or selling

    When a seller and buyer sign a contract of a house, How long does it take to actually close the deal from that point . As in exchange keys for check.

  • A small number of houses selling in same estate - coincidence or concern? in Buying or selling

    Would like feedback: when looking at houses, if you notice at least 2, 3 or more are up for sale in the same housing esate, would that worry you or is it just a coincidence. nothing to worry about really?

  • Dublin residential house prices dropped since Apr 2011 in Buying or selling

    Quick one really, how much have Dublin residential house prices dropped since Apr 2011?

  • Will banks lend when job is not permanent? in Buying or selling

    Hi All: I think i know the answer to this but just wondering if the banks will remotely consider lending if im in a contarct postion at work? I moved home from overseas early last year and thankfully, have been working s...

  • House deposit in Buying or selling

    Hi All, Just wondering if anyone has used the likes of the credit union to build up the rest of their house deposit, Me & my partner are close to the deposit but have seen a few houses we like etc We can easily afford the...

  • over 6 months waiting for sale to go through. in Buying or selling

    we went sale agreed 6 months ago and contracts signed 4 months ago. The property is second hand, was originally a section 23 build. Now the seller will have a clawback because his 10 years isnt up. the bank are forcing him to ...

  • Buying a repossed house of a bank in Buying or selling

    Myself and my partner for the last nine month have been trying to buy a property in north county dublin . We put down all the deposit of 13600 and signed contract only to find out about 8 weeks ago they have been signed buy the ...

  • Buying a house by reducing asking price in Buying or selling

    Hi all, My wife and I are looking to buy a house but are unsure of how much under the asking price we should offer. We have located out ideal house priced at 395,000. This house has been on the market for about a year. Due to ...

  • auctioneers in Buying or selling

    hi all i have had my house for sale with an auctioneer for the past two years and have not had one viewing but yet some of the neighbouring properties have sold no problem.i am going to try a different agent,can anyone reccom...

  • Property Lines Lot Maps, Rural Sligo County near Mayo border? in Buying or selling

    Property Map specific to a property -- Rural Co. Sligo -- who maintains maps of lots and property in rural ireland, south sligo and I am wondering if the property has NEVER been on the market (in family for decades) who or wh...

  • 80/20 deffered payment in Buying or selling

    hi all i was just wondering is this scheme a sign that the builder/developer is starting to get a little scared that they are not selling their properties, and if so do you think they might be open to an almost ridiculous o...

  • Sale agreement before formal "approval in principle"???? in Buying or selling

    Hi, could someone tell me is it possible to "reserve" the house while I am waiting for official mortgage approval? or estate agents won't do it before they see approval in principle?

  • offering without causing insult. in Buying or selling

    Hi. We are looking to move to Co. Mayo in the summer. We have sold our house in the UK and will have no mortgage so will be cash buyers. If a house has been on the market for a number of years at say 250k - what would you think wo...

  • One Stop Shop for everything? in Buying or selling

    Looking into buying at the minute and hoping to make it as simple as possible. Just wondering if there is any one service out there that will look after all of the various aspects on my behalf (mortgage, solicited, valuer, ...

  • Buying from abroad in Buying or selling

    50% Down- Looking to purchase a house/apartment in Galway city.Was hoping to rent it during school year and have access to it in the summer.Bank of Ireland changed their policies and are only lending 50% of purchase price...

  • Accepted offer by email - next day asking price offer in Buying or selling

    The title says it all - Im in the enviable position to have two offers on my property. One was 10k under asking and I accepted this by email as after 3 years on the market this was the highest we had ever had, thats the stage we are...