The site  resembles an untidy building site and there is no sign of the work coming to an end. Photograph: Getty Images

I live in a small development of seven terraced houses with a grassed common area which is governed by an owners’ management company. In 2013, one of(...)

An asset register may also be required as part of a wider process to prepare a Building Investment Fund (BIF) report.

Why would a managing agent on behalf of the Owners Management Company (OMC) suggest producing an Asset Register? They, the managing agents, are sugges(...)

There are more than 204,000 occupied apartments in the State, according to the latest census.

The “vast majority” of apartment developments have not set aside enough funds for maintenance and refurbishment, according to a new report by the Soci(...)

An increasing number of management companies are moving to prohibit short-term holiday lets. Photograph: Getty Images

Q. I bought an apartment some years ago and was almost immediately in negative equity with it. Since then, I have moved on to rent a bigger apartment (...)

There are a range of  standard elements of a service charge budget which will vary by development

We’ve just bought a small house in a development built about 15 years ago. It’s a very ordinary scheme with no electric gates or communal gardens, but(...)

On a leafy street in Ranelagh in south Dublin, members of a residence for retired members of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts, a Catholic order, (...)