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.
With Christmas (and the end of the year) currently winking at us from behind that bumper bottle of Baileys, it’s only natural to start reflecting on 2018, and where we might like to be this time next year. If Ireland is that special twinkle in your eye – either to buy property in Ireland, or to make the move permanently, it’s important to weigh up if it’s the right place for you and whether life there will leave you more fulfilled.
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,
Since it was announced in June 2016 that the UK will be leaving the EU, record numbers of British people have applied for Irish passports. All you need for Irish citizenship is for a grandparent to have been born in Ireland. This will guarantee your right to freedom of movement within the EU whatever happens with Brexit. But how easy is it in practice to get an Irish passport?
Ireland’s mainly coastal or riverside towns and cities generally boast excellent views over the water and countryside. However, those views come at a cost, according to a new report by Daft.ie. The average sea-facing property costs several thousands more than a non-sea-facing counterpart. So what are the key factors to be aware of that can change the price of Irish property?