Irish Property Buyers Handbook 2014

We were pleased to see a mention in the Irish Times of the Irish Property Buyers Handbook 2014 which is now available. We did a chapter on mortgage finance which helps to explain the do and don’t things to consider when looking for [glossary id=’6898′ slug=’mortgage’ /] finance.

The book covers every facet of purchasing a property from starting the search to closing the deal, well done to Carol Tallon for this updated version of the book which will surely help some of this years first time buyers.

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A handbag of recent thoughts…

In the Irish Times, Isabel Morton echoes some thoughts that I also have, that the property market represents a good opportunity at present, there are considerations though – namely to look for non-apartment second hand properties within the M50.

Last night I got to help launch the ‘Irish Property Buyer’s Handbook 2012‘, the second edition which was written by Carol Tallon [disclosure: the lowlight is my chapter on mortgages]. Minister of State for Housing and Planning Jan O’Sullivan was the guest of honour. It went well, and I think the book will be a success amongst prospective buyers because it really is a great piece of work on the practical aspects of buying property.

Phil Hogan is looking for some new thoughts on how to avoid a repeat of Priory Hall, the idea being ‘compulsory certificates‘ by architects. This seems like a great idea in soundbite format, …

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