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 […]

Advertising Your Rental Property

Are you frustrated with the quality of tenants you’re attracting or the length of time your property is void? The advertising stage of your rental process can be easily overlooked and not properly taken advantage of in your efforts to find reliable and quality tenants.  Preparing your property Your property should be in as near […]

The Pros & Cons Of Short-Term Letting

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The short-term rental market may be tempting at first glance, but what exactly are the pros & cons of getting into short-term letting as opposed to the more reliable long-term market? What Is A Short-Term Let? A short-term let is usually an agreement covering any length of time up to 6 months. They are used […]

Should You Allow Tenants To Have Pets In A Rented Property?

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Whether or not you should allow pets in your rented property has always been a difficult question. Well, perhaps not for all of us, but certainly most landlords will be animal lovers, so the question remains – should you allow little Timmy to bring his best friend ‘Buddy’ the St. Bernard into your rental?  There […]