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Experts’ argue over Green Shoots forecast

Experts’ argue over Green Shoots forecast

Real Estate Analyst Argue over Property Market recovery

Can you believe that an argument / disagreement has broken out between real estate analysts on which country they believe will recover first from this disastrous and gloomy economic hole we are all trying to dig ourselves out of.

Real estate analysts are slowly moving away from reports on how far we have fallen …

Upward only rent reviews to be banned

Upward only rent reviews to be banned

Smilie Faces of Commercial Lease Holders Good news for all those with Commercial leases as Justice Minister Dermot Ahearn tabled an amendment to the Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Bill yesterday which will see the ban of upwards only rent reviews.

However the change will only apply to new commercial / business leases signed after the new legislation has been passed but it is a welcomed …

€200 Property Tax on second homes goes ahead

€200 Property Tax on second homes goes ahead

More Tax to pay In the budget back in October the possibility of a €200 charge on second homes was discussed and yesterday the Government gave the green light for this new property TAX to be introduced with a start date of this year!

The €200 property charge applies to all home owners of a second home who are receiving payments from letting the property. …

Homebuyers lose deposits as Laragan Homes collapses

Homebuyers lose deposits as Laragan Homes collapses

Milners Square Santry At a creditors meeting yesterday, around 100 prospective property buyers of apartments in Milners Square Santry and in Carrickmines Green, Carrickmines were told that they would get back only 1% of their deposit.

With the collapse of the Laragan property development company potential homebuyers of these apartments are now facing a refund of 99% less than that of what they had paid. …

Spain hopes for amnesty for illegal properties

Spain hopes for amnesty for illegal properties

Malaga Beach FrontMany investors and owners of Spanish property who have been affected by the crackdown on illegal planning are breathing a sigh of relief today. Reports from Spain yesterday point to the possibility of amnesty to be declared for illegally built properties.

During the property boom era, Spain witnessed (similar to other countries, but on a larger scale) a mass amount of corruption in …

Landlords Warned to get Tax Affairs in Order

Landlords Warned to get Tax Affairs in Order

Landlords Warned to get their tax affairs in order It seems buy-to-let investors and landlords are not having an easy time of it lately. With falling rents, longer vacancy periods, reductions in mortgage interest relief, rising mortgage rates and recent tax changes in the budget it can’t be an overly profitable business at the moment. Not only that but Revenue Commissioners have now been …

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