Property – Holland Condon Solicitors Kilkenny

October 7, 2019

Email signature declared legally binding

7th October, 2019 Manchester County Court has ruled that an email signature block forms part of a legally binding contract. A lawyer’s emailed response to a suggested contract change, made during negotiations for the sale of a piece of land, was deemed by a judge to be legally binding. The […]
August 8, 2019

Buying Property – the importance of surveys

The Conveyancing Committee of the irish Law Society and Rory O’Donnell provided a very interesting guide to surveys when buying a property. We produce it here :- CLIENT MEMORANDUM RE: SURVEYS OF HOUSES OR APARTMENTS 1. DO I NEED TO GET THE HOUSE/APARTMENT SURVEYED? In our opinion there are two […]
August 22, 2018

Get money back from the tax-man : refunds of stamp duty for one-off houses

You can get a refund of stamp duty where you acquire a site and then build a home on it ! A 1-2% stamp duty tax applies to the purchase of residential property. A 2% used to be the rate for non-residential property (e.g. land). Now, a 6% rate of stamp […]
June 11, 2018

Landlocked sites and land ( where no registered right of access appears ) – a possible solution

A common enough scenario that arises in purchases of property = The owners are seeking to sell a property in a rural area that is accessed over a lane or road that is not in charge of the local authority. The purchasers insist on the vendor registering a right of way through the PRAI under Section […]