Guide to Level 5-What does it mean for Sales and Lettings?

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With new restrictions having come into effect from midnight 21st October, Ireland has been thrust back into an all-too familiar situation like what we had in April (except it’s darker, colder, and rainier). No doubt the most recent Government move to Level 5 of the Plan for Living with Covid-19 has caused a lot of distress to many people and their families. In response to the Government’s recent announcement, IPAV (Institute of Professional Auctioneers and … Read more

Staging your Home For Sale-Five Top Tips

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Selling your home can be a daunting task. An essential part of the home-selling process is making sure your everything looks in top shape for potential buyers. If you are planning to sell soon, it is important to create a good first impression to anyone interested in your property. Staging can show how attractive your home really is and help it sell quicker, as well as boosting its value. It is a no-brainer, right?  You … Read more

How do I declutter my home?

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There are three things certain in life: death, taxes and clutter. Trying to tackle heaps of clutter can be very daunting and overwhelming. Where did all this clutter even come from? There may be items that have mysteriously moved away from its usual spot. There may also be items that are of no use to you, but nostalgia tempts you to keep them. And of course, there’s always things you wish to discard of completely … Read more

Selling your home during Covid-19

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With questions and uncertainty surrounding the housing market at the moment, you perhaps feel lost and confused if you are selling your home. It’s nearly impossible to predict what life will be like in a few months, so it is understandable if you are wondering what you can do to reduce any risk to your financial security. These are extraordinary times to say the least. Nothing like this has been seen before. Here, we’ll explain … Read more

Covid-19 and Renting

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Covid-19 and Renting At a time when thousands of people face unemployment or reduced working hours due to the Covid-19 crisis, it is understandable that many of you will be concerned about paying rent. The Government have recently announced several new measures to help those in the private rental sector in order to tackle this issue. These measures include a blanket ban on tenancy terminations and rent increases, as well as increased social welfare payment … Read more

Presenting your property – properly

Presenting your property – properly How to stage your home to achieve the best price Is your property for sale?  Are you thinking of selling your property?  Are you struggling to sell your property?  How do I achieve the best price for my house?  What can I do to improve the look of my home?  Most of us have probably found ourselves watching one of the many ‘house’ programmes on TV… you know the ones … Read more

How do I decide an asking price for my property?

Are you thinking of selling your home?  Are you wondering how to decide the correct price to market your property?  Have you had different valuations?  How do you go about choosing the right price for your house?  Who do you trust? If this is you, and you are wondering exactly how to go about deciding on the best price for your property, keep reading.  We will attempt to make this decision much easier for you, … Read more