Refurbishing an apartment with electric heating: there are a whole range of heat emitter models with varying degrees of efficiency. Photograph: Thinkstock

Q I’m interested in two properties in Ireland. Both are part of a development area with annual management fees. I have made enquiries as to how much t(...)

On the issue of wall height, it is necessary to have planning permission if the height exceeds 2m at the sides and rear, and 1.2m at the front along the public road
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Q I am considering buying a three-bedroom semi-detached house. The garden adjoins the garden next door. I have a dog and would like to build a wall ar(...)

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QI refer to the article in Property Clinic on July 11th, about soundproofing. I kept a copy of an earlier article on the same topic and it said the(...)