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Current Rates of Duty on Residential Property

Posted on 13 May 2013

For most people purchasing a home can be a stressful and expensive excercise. When it comes to stamp duty the majority of people either forget to factor this added expense in to their budget or are unsure about the exact circumstances in which stamp duty can apply. This simple rule applies; when purchasing a new […]

New housing figures for January jump

Posted on 10 May 2013

CONSTRUCTION of new houses jumped more than a half in January compared with the same month last year. The figures give a boost to a sector that has suffered a fall in residential production by at least one-fifth every year since 2007. Dun Laoghaire Rathdown, Fingal, Galway county, Carlow, Meath and Wicklow had the most […]

Local Property Tax (LPT)

Posted on 9 May 2013

As LPT is a self-assessed tax, you are obliged to determine the market value of any property for which you are the liable person. The market value of your property on 1 May 2013 will form the basis of the calculation of the tax for 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 and will not be affected […]

Housing market surge now spreads outside capital

Posted on 29 October 2003

SOARING demand for quality family homes is driving the growth of the property market in cities outside the capital. While demand in Dublin has been strong for some time, sparking warnings of a second housing bubble, the market has been stagnant elsewhere. However, an analysis of the Property Price Register by the Irish Independent shows […]