House Rental Ireland

Rental Costs in Ireland About  700,000 Irish people live in rented houses and apartments. That number is increasing every day. Almost 10,000 tenants join the rental sector every month. Rents increased in Ireland during  2015  – across all 35 counties. For some counties, particularly in the west , there ghas been an  increase in rents […]
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Septic Tank Registration Charges

There are about 500,000 wastewater treatment systems and/or septic tanks in the countryside in Ireland. Since April 2012 all on-site septic tank systems or domestic wastewater treatment systems have to be registered. All existing systems were supposed to be registered by  a deadline of January 2013. The owner of every private home or business which […]
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Television Licence Ireland

In Ireland it is a prosecutable offence to be found in possession of an unlicensed television set.  An Irish TV licence costs €160 . Fines for not having a licence can be up to €635 for a first offence. Any person in occupancy at an address in Ireland where a television set is held is […]
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Mortgage Brokers Ireland

Mortgages arranged through Mortgage Brokers in Ireland used to account for around 40% of all Irish mortgages. The figures in are not as high now because many lenders have cut broker commissions and are lending less. Mortgage Brokers are usually paid commission by the mortgage lenders – ranging from 0.25% to 1%. Some brokers may […]
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Mortgage Tax Relief

Many  thousands of mortgage payers in Ireland still get tax relief on mortgage interest payments. It is known as Tax Relief at source or TRS in Ireland. Since January 2013 all new mortgages no longer qualify for Tax Relief. Mortgage interest relief will be gradually phased out – so no one in Ireland will be […]
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