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Buy of the week: Leenavesta, Westport, Co. Mayo

Buy of the week: Leenavesta, Westport, Co. Mayo

Buy of the Week: Leenavesta, Westport, Co. MayoBuy of the week this week is also located in the beautiful county of Mayo. Just outside Westport in Leenavesta is a charming fully renovated traditional 2 bed river cottage.

The cottage which is located in the most tranquil of settings with spectacular views across the surrounding country side to Croagh Patrick and The Sheefrey Hills is situated on eight acres of land and has thoughtfully landscaped garden that an incorporates ponds, stone walls and fruit trees among other things.  The property also comes with an adjoining stone outbuilding offering the potential for extension.

3 properties for under €240,000 in Co. Mayo

3 properties for under €240,000 in Co. Mayo

3 properties for under €240,000 in MayoThis weeks three featured properties for under X amount are all located in Co. Mayo. All properties come in under the €250,000 mark and by all standards are very good value for money.

First up is a 4 bed semi detached situated in Knock and on the market for only €125,000. Not only is10 Carramore Drive is located in a new development in the heart of Knock but the property benefits from a structural guarantee, fully insulated walls, floors and attic, fully painted interior and oil fired central heating with dual immersion.

Buy of the week: Station Court, Gorey, Co. Wexford

Buy of the week: Station Court, Gorey, Co. Wexford

Station Court, Gorey, Co. Wexford

Buy of the week this week is a 3 bed townhouse located in Station Court, Gorey for €199,500!

Station court is a new development of one, two & three bedroom apartments, three bedroom duplex units and two & three bedroom townhouses which is location only a stones throw to Gorey Main Street and the recently opened Gorey shopping centre. …

3 Properties for under €150,000 in Co. Wexford

3 Properties for under €150,000 in Co. Wexford

3 Properties for under €150,000 in Co. Wexford

This week’s 3 properties for X amount are located in the sunny southeast county of Wexford. All properties are on sale for €150,000.

  1. First up is a 3 bed detached in Beechbrook Park in Killmuckridge. Location is key here with the main “wins” of the property being its easy access to the N11 motorway, within walking distance of Killmuckridge village and its close proximity to the very popular beach of Morriscastle.
    Take a closer look at Beechbrook Park, Killmuckridge, Wexford
  2. Second in our trio line up is St Johns, a charming ivy clad two story 4 bed detached house in Kilcarbry, Enniscorthy. This property which was built in circa 1840 possess great character and is situated in a beautiful scenic location, less than five minutes drive to Enniscorthy town and nearby Kilcarbry mill. Features of the property include; a small enclosed court yard to rear with garages and useful out buildings, an elevated garden extending to approx 0.5 acres and near to Boro river, noted for its excellent fishing.
3 properties for under €135,000 in Co. Westmeath

3 properties for under €135,000 in Co. Westmeath

3 properties for under €135,000 in Co. Westmeath

This week’s 3 properties for X amount are located in Co. Westmeath. All properties are semi detached and come in under the €135,000 mark. Not only that but they are all in commuter distance to Dublin. But if commuting isn’t an issue for you these properties are still good value for money and definitely worth a look.

  1. The first …
Buy of the week: 60 Oakleigh, Navan, Co. Meath.

Buy of the week: 60 Oakleigh, Navan, Co. Meath.

Buy of the week: 60 Oakleigh, Navan, Co. Meath.

Buy of the week this week is a 4 bed semi detached located in Navan, Co. Meath for the reasonably priced and small sum of €209,500!

Not only does this super priced property include a high degree of insulation, comes fully alarmed and has gas fired central heating, but its location is definately …

MyHome.ie: The shop window of  property

MyHome.ie: The shop window of property

MyHome.ie: The shop window of  property President of the IAVI Aine Myler and MyHome.ie Paul Murgatroyd discussed whether we are at the bottom of the property price market on TV3s Morning Ireland.

A recent IAVI survey reported that residential property values had fallen by 20% on average in 2009. It also suggested that the market has bottomed out …

Northern Cross Rent to Buy Scheme

Northern Cross Rent to Buy Scheme

Northern Cross

Northern Cross, a new development located just off the Malahide road is offering potential punters the option of the rent to buy scheme. If you have missed all the hype and gossip about rent to buy scheme here is a little summary of what it is and why it”s a pretty clever.

The rent to buy option is basically where you rent for …

Mortgage Options. What to choose?

Mortgage Options. What to choose?

Mortgage Options. What to choose?

If you are new to mortgages, then it”s also likely that you are new to the options available to you. Annuity mortgage, repayment mortgage (surely they all have to be repaid), offset mortgage, interest only mortgage, endowment mortgage, are all mortgage buzzwords that you will hear being bandied about. But what do they actually mean and which one is for me?

Well, …

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