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10 best locations for your summer holiday home in Ireland

10 best locations for your summer holiday home in Ireland

Summer is almost on us! Are you one of the organised folk who has already planned the perfect getaway? Imagine having a place of your own in Ireland, that you can easily pop to, and which allows you to avoid the rigmarole of trailing the internet searching for affordable accommodation. If you regularly holiday over in Ireland, it’s possible to save yourself money overall by buying a property to enjoy your holidays in.
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Find the ‘sunny southeast’ in Dunmore East

It’s not often that an April Fool’s joke really gains much traction. However, this year a cheeky The Munster Express journalist fooled the good folk of Dunmore East that Theresa May would soon be in their midst…! Although just a caper, it got us thinking about what this lovely village has to offer those looking to move to Ireland.
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How can you buy land to build on in Ireland?

If you’re a Grand Designs fanatic like so much of the UK, perhaps you’re considering self-building your perfect home when you move to Ireland – so you can have it exactly how you want/ So, today, we’re looking at how to buy land to build on in Ireland, and the major points you need to consider before you embark on a self-build journey. 
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Buying in Ireland, part six: the buying system

The British have the same right to buy in Ireland as the Irish do, but the legal processes will not necessarily be the same, even if the language is. This week, we’re running over the steps of the house buying process here on the Emerald Isle: when do you sort your finances, how do you choose an agent and how does the sale work?
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Buying in Ireland, part five: making an offer

Once you’ve had a viewing trip or two and you’ve narrowed down your property list, it’s time to start making offers. It can be tempting to jump right in, but doing a little bit of preparation will help to make the whole process of making an offer on a house in Ireland that much smoother and more problem-free. 
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What’s next for the Irish property market in 2019?

Looking back on 2018, the Irish property market was characterised by growing prices across the board and many people hoping to buy, but facing strict lending conditions from the Central Bank. Today, we’re providing an update on how the Irish market is performing currently, as well as providing some insight into the year ahead.
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‘Brexodus’: are Britons leaving the UK for Ireland over Brexit?

Media reports say more and more Brits are quitting the UK for Ireland as Brexit edges (or hurtles) ever closer – and we’ve got a new word in the Brexit lexicon: Brexodus. But who is it who’s actually moving and where are they moving to – and how does the move itself actually work? Find out in today’s news update.
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Buying in Ireland, part four: how to buy

We all know how important is to draw up a realistic budget, but what does that really entail? What are the different sources of finance available and what can you do about any investments? What about changing exchange rates? Find out about the costs of buying a house in Ireland in part four of your serialisation.
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Your 10-step guide to retiring in Ireland

If you’re looking ahead to retirement, a new life in Ireland could be just the ticket: homes are very affordable, so you can easily get yourself a detached home with a bit of land. The people are welcoming and it’s just a short hop for the family to come and see you. Here are our ten steps to follow to retire to Ireland in 2019.
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Buying in Ireland, Part Three: Where To Buy

Ireland may be smaller than the UK, but it’s much less densely populated and homes are extremely affordable – which means more space to call your own, with a decent garden, maybe an empty beach nearby! But with so many great-value properties around the country, where are the top places to look for a home? In this, Part Three of our Buying Guide serialisation, we’re looking at the best places to buy a house in Ireland. If you missed Part Two on the timescale of buying, make sure to have a read of that, too.
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Buying in Ireland, Part Two: Your Timescale

Setting up your timescale for buying a home in Ireland is a key part of the purchase process – which is why it’s the subject of Part Two of our six-part series, Buying in Ireland. If you missed our first part, on decision-making, make sure to give it a read first.
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