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Social Forum (Dafties)

  • getting out of relationahip in Social Forum (Dafties)

    Hi there, any advise would be good. I'm in a bad relationship for 6 yrs. I have a 3 yr old too. We need to leave but finances which I dont have are restricting us. He owns the house so we leave with nothing. How do I get assist...

  • Can I Move From England To Ireland Without Problems With Housing And Welfare? in Social Forum (Dafties)

    Hi there, Just need some help and info...i currently live in London, i am a single mother to a 2 year year old boy. I have no more family here as my father and sister moved to Ireland after my grandfather died. My father,...

  • switching savings to Northern Ireland in Social Forum (Dafties)

    Ok its not quite a property question, but with a view to saving towards getting our dream property/escaping our NE in the future, anybody any opinion on taking savings out of BOI in the Republic and putting them in a deposit...

  • Rent Supplement no longer to be available to new rent tenants? in Social Forum (Dafties)

    Rumour has it that Rent Supplement will no longer be available for tenants moving into new accomodation. New tenants will have to rely on their local Council for housing. RS will only be paid to existing tenants who lose t...

  • Average pay in the Private sector v Public sector in Social Forum (Dafties)

    Here is an interesting article which documents how the slaves in the private sector get screwed by the insiders: How can the below be just ified when we are borrowing 20 billion a year??????, is this some kind of sick jo...

  • Bondholder glee in Social Forum (Dafties)

    725m was given to bond holders last week. 700m to be taken from Social Welfare next month. Hmmm.... Looks like a case of creating glee abroad while increasing misery at home. Priorities... ?? Could someo...

  • Admin fee in Social Forum (Dafties)

    Is it usual that an estate agent charge an 'admin' fee??? I have found an apt to rent through and agency and only when I got the place they told me I have to pay 40 Euro admin fee. Surely this is not right? My potential landlord s...

  • Noisy Neighbours in Social Forum (Dafties)

    Noisy Neighbours I am looking for some badly needed help!! The neighbours who live next door to me are a family of 2 adults and 4 children who are noisy beyond belief. The spend their time constantly shouting at ea...

  • Refusal to give back deposit in Social Forum (Dafties)

    We moved into a property on 1st May 2009 and stayed until 13 September 2011. we originally had a 1 year contract that was not renewed. We gave the landlord 1 month's notice on 13th Aug and moved out on 13 Sep 11. The landlord ow...

  • Will The bank let me swap my property? in Social Forum (Dafties)

    House Swap Can I swap my property for another property? My property is heavily mortgaged. The one I want to swap with has no mortgage. Will the bank swap my mortgage onto the other property? I have a tracker and would lo...

  • Desperate For Detached House In East Meath in Social Forum (Dafties)

    Hi i am looking for a detached property in laytown, bettystown, mornington, donacarney, duleek, south drogheda area to rent. We would love a long term agreement for the right house. PLease is anyone knows anyone emig...

  • disabled and frightened needs a safe home now, wicklow area in Social Forum (Dafties)

    severely disabed and single who has been facing severe antisocial behaviour around where i live, desperately need to move to private accommodation in wicklow to be near relative who will keep eye out for me. how can i g...

  • why so hard to get a rentbook from landlord? in Social Forum (Dafties)

    is currently living in a rented room(250) where the owner also lives(some times). income is a pension from another EU country. Unfortunately, not more than it just going to survive (180/week). Applied for rent s...

  • Tenant just needing an address in Social Forum (Dafties)

    I got a call from a guy saying he is looking for a room but he wont be living there although he'll pay rent weekly. He lives with his girlfriend but he just needs an address. Does anyone think this is a bit dodgy? Will I give him...

  • Rents Still Too High in Social Forum (Dafties)

    Can I ask why some landlords are still advertising their properties with highly overpriced rent amounts ? Do they not realise that tenants have also either lost their jobs or had to take massive pay cuts and simply can\\\...

  • rent allowance and deposits in Social Forum (Dafties)

    HI i was just wondering if you are entitled to rent allowance and have found a place do you need the deposit and first month yourself or do you get help with that too.

  • warning off estate agents in Social Forum (Dafties)

    We just recently broke our lease with our apartment after an unbelievable 11 months living in what i can only describe as HELL. We've moved into a new place and so far so good, our landlords are lovely! :) But I just ...

  • Let Agreed Query in Social Forum (Dafties)

    Can someone please explain the reason for having the Let Agreed section on here on the Lettings listings? Is it because they might fall through? If so do you contact the agent to put you on the \"cancellation\" list? Prob s...

  • help in Social Forum (Dafties)

    hi all i have to leave the family home with my two sons age 8 and 9 due to difficult relationship . i'm head to believe that in order to get rent allowance i would have to go to a hostel can anyone tel me if this is the way things work...

  • advice in Social Forum (Dafties)

    hi all just need a bit of advice i have chosen to leave my husband and need to rent a house for myself and my 2 sons im under the impression that in order to get help with the rent i would first have to go to a hostel if anyone has any ...

  • house sharing wellpark difficulty in Social Forum (Dafties)

    I\'m finding it extremely difficult to find a room in a house in either Wellpark or Tara Grove, is anybody else finding this difficult as all that seems to be advertised is complete houses as opposed to rooms. I will be atte...

  • Need for regulations on living standard and rent. in Social Forum (Dafties)

    There is a serious need for regulations on living standards here, including heating, insulation, fire-safety and ROOM SIZE REGULATIONS! A walk-in closet with a double bed is NOT a double bedroom! Double bedroom is for ...

  • house swap dublin 16 to wicklow/kildare possibly large 5/6 bed wexford..any experiences doing simili in Social Forum (Dafties)

    i have a large 4 bed in knocklyon dublin 16..80 foot rear garden.. looking to part trade for wicklow , kildare south dublin . possibly wexford (5/6 beds with 1-2 acres) has any one any experience in doing a house swap???...

  • Landlords And Agents Take Note!! We Are Not Animals!! in Social Forum (Dafties)

    This is to all those landlords that offer rundown tenement shoeboxes for "housing" (Housing is termed VERY lightly) SHAME ON YOU!! I am apalled at the standard of "homes to rent in Dublin" Where do you get off offering...

  • Why when you mention rent allowance people treat you differently??? in Social Forum (Dafties)

    I am finding that when I mention rent allowance to people trying to rent they treat you differently??? It really makes me feel like a piece of dirt.......................... .......