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.
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.
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.
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.
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.