If a dog is of nuisance to other residents by barking, the owner of the animal is in breach of the governing lease agreement. Photograph: Thinkstock

Q My boyfriend and I are currently renting an apartment in a large development in south Dublin. Pets are not allow(...)

The better the standard of insulationin a house, the more the risk of condensation occurring is reduced
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Q We have a 1950s semi-detached house in Dublin 6W. In July 2012, we spent a considerable amount of money on new windows (F/P white PVC) using a reput(...)

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(...)

Flat roofs are regarded as tricky to insulate, but insulation can help increase their lifespan and reduce household bills. photograph: Dmitry Kalinovsky/Getty
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QI have agreed to appoint an estate agent to sell my house. I expected a verbal agreement to be sufficient. However, the agent has told me that in ord(...)

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Q I have a duplex apartment in a development of 12 units. There are no gardens or lifts. My management fees are now €1,800 a year. This is due to the (...)

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Q My wife and I have gone sale agreed on a house in south Co Dublin which was being sold by a financial institution due to a landlord being in fina(...)

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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(...)