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Tenant Selection

Would you let a stranger live in your house? Neither would we! For any landlord, choosing the right tenant for your property is the most important part of the whole rental process. This decision could make or break the tenancy. So how do we do it? I always say to landlords that it is in the time taken in selecting the right tenants, that a good agent earns their fee! We start the whole...

Tips for tenants on how to get noticed

Getting no replies to your property enquiries? Tracy offers advice to tenants on how to get noticed by agents and be more successful at securing viewing appointments. It's all about how you sell yourself! If you are a tenant who is fed up with sending countless emails to agents and hearing nothing back, check out Tracy’s...

Landlords: 6 expenses that are tax deductible for Dublin landlords

There are many well-known financial sayings that are attributed to one of the American founding fathers, Benjamin Franklin. You may well have heard of ‘...A penny saved is a penny earned...’ and also  ‘…Remember that time is money...’ Both of which are very relevant to landlords of rental properties in Ireland. However, in his most famous saying of all, Franklin remarked ‘...in...

Registering my tenancy

Do I have to register my tenancy? A common query we receive from new landlord clients is around the registration of the tenancy with the Residential Tenancies Board…the infamous ‘RTB.’   Typical new landlord questions we are asked all the time…  How often do I need to register the tenancy?   What is the cost to register?  Do I have to register my...

How to prepare your property for sales photography and video

The quality of your property’s online photography and video content can often be the difference between a flood of viewings or complete lack of attention from prospective buyers. Whether you chose to stage and prepare the property yourself or engage the services of a professional staging company (now a very popular option!), the most important part of your property’s online sales listing are the...

Engaging your solicitor

We strongly recommend instructing a good solicitor at the same time as your estate agent. Early instruction gives your solicitor ample time to gather all the necessary documents from you and on your behalf. Having a solicitor in place also shows buyers that you are organised and serious about selling your property. Your solicitor will advise you what information and documentation they need. It will...

Selling your property…top tips to choosing your agent

When you're selling your home or investment property it’s vital to choose an agent you are happy to work with. It's extremely important to look for someone who is experienced, enthusiastic and helpful. Before placing your home on the market, our suggestion is to meet at least two or three agents you are familiar with in your area, or who have been recommended to you by your family, friends or...

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