Property Clinic: Detailed assessment by an engineer should be carried out
Property Clinic: One commuter parks with no consideration for our need to come and go
Management company seems deterred by the €500 call-out fee, and fire system check is long overdue
Property Clinic: Landlords should serve a 14 day warning notice for failure to pay rent
You must contact your owners’ management company if it is not issuing you invoices
Property clinic: The problem here relates to the continuing ingress of water.
Property clinic: It is the duty of the landlord to ensure rodents can not easily gain access
Property Clinic: First look to installing additional insulation – in the loft, walls, windows and doors
Property Clinic: Is maintenace an issue and what waste-water problems might we face?
Property clinic: This is not just a breach of courtesy, but also the 2004 Tenancies Act
While frames and glazing are thermal determiners, a holistic house approach is best
Property Clinic: The property is very untidy and there is also damage to the patio door glass
Property Clinic: In casual conversation my neighbour has stated no right of way exists
Property Clinic: A professional agent should do the routine tasks in running the development
Property Clinic: ‘The smell is worst in the bedrooms. We are worried about our health’
Property Clinic: You should have the effect of building work so far assessed and a report prepared
Property Clinic: There is not a ‘standard’ charge as each development is different
Property Clinic: They said they posted the key and that that I can keep their deposit as the last month’s rent.
Property Clinic: Your queries answered
Property Clinic: He’s tried to fix it five times but we just want him to get us a new one
This is a dilemma many growing families have all over Ireland at the moment
Property Clinic: Ways to increase accommodation to provide for an ever-growing number of grandchildren
If the deposit was paid on foot of an unconditional contract, you are in a tricky position
Consult with the selling agent, call into local businesses, knock on neighbouring doors
Property Clinic: Can I claim the cost as a loss for tax purposes?
At times we are reduced to sleeping in the sittingroom just to get through the night
Ownership or a right-of-way on agri-roadway must normally be proven before compensation is payable
The attic is where it’s easiest to find evidence of mice if they are in your home
Property Clinic: The weight of the slider described requires a lot of technical consideration
Property Clinic: Trees and the related issue of natural light are one of the most common issues for property owners and their neighbours
Property Clinic: ‘How best can we approach to open some dialogue with the agent?’
Property Clinic: A heat recovery system can ensure healthy, warm air throughout a home
Planning process for one-off rural housing is guided by local development plans
Property Clinic: Problems with draughtproofing or insulation can mean cold rooms
Property Clinic: We are planning an extension but our drawings seem to lack some details
Property Clinic: A court order is now required to establish any rights over land
Property Clinic: your queries answered
Property Clinic: Ask surveyors for help in the statutory public-consultation process
You can maintain the chimney as it is by adding a ventilated chimney cap on top
Homeowners should familiarise themselves with the potential cost that may occur when choosing to opt out
Property Clinic: Your property queries answered
Property Clinic: Your property questions answered
Valuation Office utilises one of several methods to assess ‘net annual value’
Property Clinic: We want to do an attic conversion, but it will mean raising the roof on one side
Property Clinic: Your questions answered
Property clinic: For a building to be constructed correctly it needs to start with good design
Property Clinic: Advice for a couple who are unsure about how to navigate a big move
Property Clinic: Our cat, a pivotal family member, allegedly soils his garden
It is vital to have all your homework done before an auction, which takes time
Property Clinic: Ventilation, insulation and heating key to eliminating condensation
Property Clinic: When I bought the property in 2006, the flat-roof of the extension was in use as a sun-deck
Property Clinic: We are at the stage where we are practically tiptoeing around our own property
Property Clinic: Is rental income tax really 20%?
Is the new BCAR system simply 'self-certification' by another name?
It is best to obtain planning permission for alterations whether or not they may be exempt
Property clinic: Our landlady permitted us to keep cats – must we replace chairs they scratched?
Property Clinic: Planning permission says little about this issue other than developer must comply with local authority’s requirements
I want to eliminate dampness and condensation without losing house’s ornate features
Identify the issue properly rather than treating problem on a trial-and-error basis
In Dublin City Council’s jurisdiction, if the proposed window is to the rear, it is exempt
Property Clinic: Reader’s new apartment has structural issues - who pays?
Property Clinic: US reader wants land, and a caravan to put in storage until she visits
Property Clinic: There’s asbestos in my house. Can I dig a trench and bury it?
Property Clinic: My landlord of six years has given me three months’ notice to leave
Property Clinic: The exact position of boundaries can vary considerably
When I sell, what is the correct procedure to ensure an accurate boundary?
Property clinic: Costs may be regarded as enhancement expenditure allowable for CGT
The deeds have not been updated since my great-grandmother’s death
I do not have receipts for this work as it was done more than seven years ago
Property Clinic: Two early hurdles you must cross are showing a ‘local’ and a ‘housing’ need
Ulster Bank is inviting prospective first-time buyers to a free informative event with hints and tips about finding the right home, the right mortgage and renovating
Take5: A village home in Charente, villa in Murcia and apartment in Budapest
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