The Future is Green

The importance of investing in so-called ‘Green Buildings’ will be at the forefront of developing and investing over the coming decades. The now obvious climate change crisis is something no one can hide from and as an industry, investment and construction will have to play it’s part. The house is on fire. “I want you […]

Landlord Guide: Claiming Expenses

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As a private landlord you are able to claim back expenses for your property like maintenance and upkeep etc and while many choose to avail of the services of a property management company who can look after all of those issues for you, many choose to go it alone. So what are the details around […]

House Prices Continue To Rise

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Earlier in the year, we discussed how house prices were predicted to rise by up to 6% in 2021. Well, it’s only September and already prices have risen by an average of 9% in what has been called an ‘Aggressive’ market, with prices outside Dublin rising faster than in the city. Will it continue to […]

Landlord Tips: How to save big on energy costs

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Energy costs are soaring again and with Winter only around the corner, it’s time to review how you as a property owner can maximise your savings and help the environment at the same time.  Green Energy Some time ago we spoke about the need for the construction industry to embrace more environmentally friendly construction methods […]

Landlord Tips: What is HAP?

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Over the last few weeks we’ve seen HAP pop up again with some tenants unhappy with the process, but what exactly is HAP, and what should you know as a landlord.  HAP The Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) is a form of social housing support for people who have a long-term housing need. HAP is available […]

Tips for Landlords to Maximise Rental Yields

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While Ireland (Dublin in particular) has one of the top rental yields in Europe, most Landlords struggle to breach the average of 3.9%. Here are our 5 tips for landlords to help  maximise their rental yield. Property Value & Rental Yield Rental yield, or the annual return on investment that a landlord will make on […]

The Benefits of Hiring a Property Management Company

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Becoming a Landlord can be a very rewarding experience. More often than not your investment will return a steady flow of income. This unfortunately isn’t always the case as some landlords end up with tenants who don’t pay their rent on time, or damage the property resulting in costly repairs. It’s at this point most […]

Should You Sell Your Property When It Is Occupied or Vacant?

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Selling your property can be a stressful endeavour at the best of times, but selling while you also have tenants in situ can have its own pros & cons. For example, while investors may be drawn to a property that already has tenants and will generate an income from day 1, owner-occupiers may be put […]

Landlords briefguide to Fire Safety

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As a landlord in Ireland, you have many legal responsibilities to consider. One major component of that is fire safety regulations. By keeping your property in line with regulations you ensure the risk of fire is minimised and that your insurance is valid in the event of a fire. Responsibilities Building regulations in Ireland do […]

Pyrite – What Is It And How To Deal With It?

Pyrite has been the cause of much stress for many homeowners in the country over the last decade. But what exactly is Pyrite and what should you do if you find your property has been affected? What is Pyrite? Pyrite is a very common mineral that can be found in sedimentary and metamorphic rocks in […]