Property – Holland Condon Solicitors Kilkenny

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 […]
June 6, 2018

Rights of ways – some confusion exists

There appears to be a misunderstanding amongst solicitors and the public as to the effect of amendments made by Parts 12 and 13 of the Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011 (“the 2011 Act”) to the provisions relating to acquisition of easements and profits by prescription ( that is by […]