Buying in Ireland, part six: the buying system

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?
Buying in Ireland, part five: making an offer

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. 
What’s next for the Irish property market in 2019?

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.
‘Brexodus’: are Britons leaving the UK for Ireland over Brexit?

‘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.
Registering your car and getting an Irish driver’s licence

Registering your car and getting an Irish driver’s licence

One of the many wonderful things about Ireland is how easy it is to get around in a relatively short space of time. This means that after you make the move to Ireland, you can look forward to weekends exploring all corners of your new country, from the deserted beaches of Donegal, to the world-famous Ring of Kerry. If you are in the process of planning a move to Ireland, have you taken some time to consider what you will do with your car? Given the country’s proximity to the UK, it makes sense to take your vehicle with you, but what does that involve, and is it worth the time and money? Today,

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