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Freehold vs Leasehold

There are two ways of owning a property in Ireland: freehold and leasehold. With a leasehold, you only own the building, whereas with a freehold you own both the building and the land upon which it is built. What does freehold mean? When you…

What Does Buyer Beware Mean?

Buyer beware is a legal principle that applies when purchasing the property. It means that the buyer – and not the seller – is responsible for uncovering any defects in the property. Caveat emptor In Ireland, property is bought on the…

10 Step Guide to Selling a Residential Property in Ireland

10 Step Guide to Selling a Residential Property Although selling a property is thought to be less stressful than buying a property, there is still a lot to be done during the conveyancing process. To help you understand what to expect, take…