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How much is your property really worth?

How much is your property really worth?

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In recent years we have all become a little too obsessed with the value (in euro and cents) of our homes. But now, less and less people are bragging about the value of their homes for obvious reasons. So what is your property actually worth now? Apart from the old rule of economics, that something is only worth what someone is willing to pay for …

House sellers need to set realistic house prices

House sellers need to set realistic house prices

Get Real!

Vendors need to get real if they plan on shifting their pile. While many vendors have readjusted their asking price expectations over the past few months in line with the current market, there are still many who are reluctant to do so.

The reality is that you are not going to achieve the prices of 12 months ago so it’s time to get real. You …

How much is an Estate Agent these days?

How much is an Estate Agent these days?

How much does an Agent Cost? There is no fixed price / “government controls” on Estate Agent fees in Ireland. In the past they varied anywhere from 1.5% to 4% but nowadays the average charge is 1.5% of the sold price of your house +21% VAT (however that doesn’t say that you still can’t be charged above this!)

So give me an example of how much …

Key Costs When Selling Your Home

Key Costs When Selling Your Home

Money Tree When selling your house you would think that cash is coming your way in bundles but once you’ve have decided to put the humble abode on the market you actually have to spend some well earned cash in order to get that sale.

So what are the costs involved in selling you home? There are a few things that you need to do such …

What’s my Property Worth?

What’s my Property Worth?

What is your property worth How many times have we heard ‘In today’s market you have to have realistic expectations’ and to ‘Get the price right’ when selling property. However that’s easier said than done and ‘in today’s market’ it’s no easy task in figuring out what exactly is the right selling price for your house.

So how do you go about valuing your house …

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 …

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 …

How to Choose an Estate Agent

View Video Let's face it, selling your home can be one of the biggest events of your life. When you put your home on the market, you want to make sure that it’s in good hands. Choosing an Estate Agent can be a difficult decision…
Selling your Home: Get the Price Right!

Selling your Home: Get the Price Right!

Selling your Home: Get the Price Right! Despite the doom and gloom touted about the property market, there is activity and houses are selling. If your house is for sale, and it is not selling more than likely, sorry to say, your house is probably over priced.

So how should you value your house and what price should you put it on the …

Get Some Curb Side Appeal

Example of a property with no curb side appeal!When it comes to selling your property, first impressions count and every possible contact with your buyer must scream “this is the property for you”.

You may think that the overgrown lawn, a weed trodden path and wonky slates add charm and …

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