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Renting in Ireland - 10 legal points landlords should know

Renting in Ireland - 10 legal points for landlords   Do your homework before you rent out your property. Here are 10 legal points landlords should know. If you play your cards right being a landlord can be a rewarding experience and in the long run a good way to make some money. No one wants the tenant or landlord from hell so be prepared to do your homework before you rent your property View More

The MyPad.ie iOs & Android Mobile App

Announcing the launch of our iOs & Android app! The MyPad.ie app is optimised for use on any iOs or Android device. It enables you to search all of our online properties & see the most up-to-date, new to market properties in your area. Browse any residential or commercial property for sale or to rent and contact the advertiser directly from your phone by email or phone. Main Features: Adva View More

How Rent your House to Dublin City Council

Dublin City Long Term Leasing Initiative Dublin City Council (DCC) leases furnished properties from private landlords/owners. These properties are used to house persons on DCC’s housing list. The Council is looks for properties which are of good quality and they can have been perviously occupied or not. The scheme is separate to the Rental Accommodation Scheme (RAS) and benefits property own View More

What is the PTRB?

What is the Private Residential Tenancies Board (PTRB)? The Private Residential Tenancies Board (PRTB) was established in 2004 to operate a national tenancy registration system, as a resource for tenants and landlords and to resolve disputes between landlords and tenants. It also provides policy advice to the Government on the private rented sector, and its dispute resolution service replaces the  View More

Housing Tax Credits & Reliefs

Housing Tax Credits & Reliefs Home Renovation Incentive The Home Renovation Incentive (HRI) provides an income tax credit to homeowners and landlords who carry out qualifying renovation and improvement works. It was introduced for homeowners in October 2013 and was extended to landlords in October 2014. It is payable over the 2 years following the year in which the work is carried out. The cre View More

BER Building Energy Ratings Explained

What is a BER? A Building Energy Rating (BER) Certificate is an indication of the energy performance of a building. Each certificate is accompanied by an Advisory Report which identifies how you could potentially improve the energy performance of your building. Your buildings BER is the calculated energy use for space and hot water heating, ventilation and lighting based on standard occupancy. A B View More

Stamp Duty Explained

What is Stamp Duty? Stamp Duty is a tax which is payable to the government when you make changes to documentation associated with a property. It's a duty charged on certain written documents (known as "instruments"), but not every instrument is liable to stamp duty. To be liable an instrument must be listed in Schedule 1 to the Stamp Duties Consolidation Act 1999. It must also be executed in Irela View More



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