Neighbours in an apartment development are contractually obligated to pay their service charges by way of their binding lease agreement that they entered into with the owners’ management company

Q I own a ground floor apartment in a small town in Co Mayo. I have lived here for nearly nine years and have paid the service charge every year. The (...)

Vincent Hickey, chair of the SCSI Property and Facilities Management Professional Group with former soccer star Niall Quinn

Former Republic of Ireland soccer legend Niall Quinn was the star turn at the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland’s Property and Facility Managers (...)

Mice look for food and shelter most frequently in colder months
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Q Our apartment complex is supposed to have 244 units but I notice from the list of owners that three (...)

The good management of a multi-unit development includes excellent communication with members, procuring service providers that give value for money and dealing with issues promptly
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Q I have had a 30 per cent increase in my service charge, mainly, it appears, to cover non-payment by other home owners. I was wondering is it legal t(...)

The existance of pyrite can put pressure on concrete floors and foundations, resulting in structural damage to a property
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Q We moved into our detached house in north county Dublin about three years ago and everything was fine. However, in the past few months this has chan(...)

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Q I am on the board of the owners’ management company of a development in south county Dublin which recently took control of the common areas from(...)

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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(...)