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Cork Property Investor Facing House Repossessions

            The High Court has allowed Bank of Ireland repossess seven properties belonging to a Cork property investor to help pay back a EUR 2.2m loan. The properties were all security for the loan taken out with the bank in January, 2007. Bank of Ireland told the court yesterday that […]

Architect Ordered to Pay €663,000 on Repossessed House

Shane Healy, Commercial Partner says that “it is critically important that people understand the terms and conditions of their mortgages”. For instance, an architect whose investment property was repossessed and sold after he missed mortgage payments is facing further payments of more than €663,000. David Grant has been ordered by the High Court to pay […]

House Repossessions

The eviction of a woman in Co Laois has been postponed following a ruling by the High Court which found a loophole in property legislation. The eviction is one of the first in the country to be postponed on foot of a judgment delivered by Ms Justice Elizabeth Dunne last month. The Laois woman wrote […]

Placing a Deposit on a House – Guide for First Time Buyers

It can be pretty daunting when you are setting out to buy your first home. There seems to be a never ending ream of steps and paperwork to follow to complete the deal when conveyacing begins. One of the very first steps is to place your booking deposit with the auctioneer. It makes sense in […]