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Tax on your profit!

Tax on your profit!

If and when you decide to sell your investment property you will be taxed on any profit that you make.
This tax, that is, Capital Gains Tax or CGT for short, is set at 22% (since October 2008) therefore you will be liable to pay 22% tax on any “gain” that you make.

So a quick summary equates to: if you …

London Calling all Investors

London Calling all Investors

UK property prices drop by 40/50%. There’s never been a better time to buy across the water. Property prices in the UK have practically halved, interest rates continue to fall and the euro is worth 94 pence. No wonder European investors are flocking to London to snap up houses at bargain prices.

So, if you fancy putting any spare euro funds you …

The Renter
Rental Accommodation Standards

Rental Accommodation Standards

Rental Accommodation Standards

More good news for renters. Not only have some of us witnessed a price drop in our rents, we have also welcomed in the BER Cert at the beginning of the year and now we get to greet the new rental standards which came into effect on Feb 1st.

What this spells for all new rental accommodation is …

Transport 21

  What is Transport 21? Transport 21 is an Irish infrastructure plan, announced on 1 November 2005 in Dublin Castle by the Irish Minister for…
The Investor
Investment Mortgages – Did you know?

Investment Mortgages – Did you know?

Investment Mortgages – Did you know?

So, an investment mortgage is similar to the “normal” or traditional mortgage as we call it, in that it is a loan used to finance a property. However there are few slight differences that you should be aware of.

Usually with a “normal” mortgage the amount you can borrow is based upon your salary, but with an investment mortgage lending is …

The Renter
10 Ways to reduce your Household Bills

10 Ways to reduce your Household Bills

10 Ways to reduce your Household Bills

As the economic doom and gloom sweeps Ireland everyone is tightening their purse strings.

To help combat those dreaded monthly household bills we thought we would help you out by posting some top easy day to day tips to help keep some euro in your pocket.

  1. Check all your doors and windows for sneaky draughts …
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