Year: 2010

Burst Household Water Pipes: Who's responsible?

Burst Household Water Pipes: Who's responsible?

The recent freeze affected hundreds of properties where pipes froze and ruptured during three weeks of sub-zero temperatures. Last year, the bill for damage caused by the cold spell in Ireland was in the region of €300m but assessors have warned that homeowners could have…
Budget 2011: Stamp Duty Changes

Budget 2011: Stamp Duty Changes

In yesterdays budget Stamp Duty on residential property has been completely reformed and simplified. Stamp duty has been reduced to a flat rate of 1% on property values up to €1 million and 2% on any amounts over €1 million. There will no longer be…
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