Month: April 2009

Mortgages. Here or Abroad?

Mortgages. Here or Abroad?

Mortgages. Here or Abroad?When buying an overseas property should you get your mortgage at home or abroad? There is no right answer but when looking for a mortgage for your dream overseas property you do have a few choices on hand.

One, you could get equity release on your current Irish …

How to declutter your house

How to declutter your house

How to declutter your house When potential buyers call round they will always try to visualize your house as their own. To help them picture what the house could look like if they lived there you need to declutter and depersonalize your house (well to a certain degree).

Remove excess furniture to create the idea of space. You don’t want buyers’ zig-zagging …

Rent Deposit – How much?

Rent Deposit – How much?

Rent Deposit

When renting a room, flat or house it is now standard practice for a Landlord to ask for a deposit in addition to the first months rent. But why and how much of a deposit should you pay?

The main reason you will be asked for a deposit is that it gives the landlord some sort of security or …

Spanish Property: You might be due a refund

Spanish Property: You might be due a refund

Spanish Property: You might be due a refund If you owned a property in Spain and sold it before 2007 you just might be due a refund from the Spanish Government.

How is this possible? Spain came under the spotlight after a Madrid court ruled that an English couple were unlawfully charged 20% more in capital gains tax when they sold their property in 2004. …

Claimable Expenses for Investment Property

Claimable Expenses for Investment PropertyDid you know that there is a nice list of claimable expenses that can help minimize the tax that you have to pay on the rental income of your investment property? Not only will these claimable expenses reduce the tax you have to pay but they also help make your property investment more tax …

New Homes Fair in Cork

New Homes Fair in Cork

New Homes Fair in Cork Anyone thinking of buying or interested in buying a new home in Cork should get themselves to the New Homes Fair in Cork City tomorrow.

This is the 3rd New Homes Fair that has taken place in Cork since last year and offers prospective buyers the chance to view the great bargains to be had within …

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Negotiating Your Rent

Negotiating Your Rent

Donald Trump, a tough negotiatorIf you lease is due for renewal it may be worth testing your haggling skills to negotiate your rent. With the budget due to take a new chunk out our wage starting in May now has never been a better time to seek a lower rental price.

Although there are …

Sell My Property Quick!

Sell My Property Quick!

Sell My Property Quick!

Losing confidence in selling your house? Get back out there! Here are a few quick pointers to help you get punters knocking at your door and putting offers on the table.

  • Price: Earlier this month we dedicated a whole blog to it. The good old days of the property boom are gone. It is vital in today’s market that you …
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