Conveyancing in Ireland

Conveyancing is the legal work involved in the purchase or sale of land or property. A typical Irish conveyance, may take anything from 8 to 12 weeks. In Ireland a solicitor must be qualified and registered with the Incorporated Law Society of Ireland. All practicing solicitors must hold a “practice certificate” issued by the Irish […]
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Property Tax Ireland

A Property Tax was first introduced in Ireland in 2013. This Local Property Tax¬† or LPT is payable by residents and non residents who own residential property in Ireland. Properties are still liable for the tax even if they are vacant. There are some exemptions – see here for details of Property Tax Exemptions in […]
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Buy to Let Properties

The buy-to-let sector in Ireland grew vastly in all parts of the country during the period 2000 to 2006 . During the first three months of 2008, residential investment mortgages accounted for 13.3 per cent of all mortgages; the figure was 13.7 per cent in 2007. The tax relief available for investors greatly increased the […]
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Home Insurance Comparison

A recent comparison of Home Insurance prices in Ireland was carried out in February 2011. The following insurance companies were involved in the survey. RSA , Chartis , Quinn Direct , Aviva , Zurich , Allianz , FBD, AXA, Getcover The survey was carried out on a fairly small sample – so the results can […]
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