Monthly Archives: May 2013

Old registration system will deter new investment

AN expert in property registration has warned that the Government must act quickly to improve Ireland’s property registration system and increase online access to title deeds. John Deeney, land registration consultant at the legal firm of McDowell Purcell and former … Continue reading

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House prices still falling – but rise expected in 2015

HOUSE prices will fall this year, but increase modestly by the end of 2015, a new report from the Central Bank predicts. Prices have now been falling for six years, since the market peaked in 2007. The Central Bank has, … Continue reading

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Homeowners can move and keep their tracker mortgages

Homeowners who want to move house but are afraid of losing their low interest tracker mortgages will be offered a lifeline by two major banks. A tracker is a mortgage linked to the currently low rate set by the European … Continue reading

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Tips for Buying & Selling!

Read the full article in the Irish Independent. If you are intending to purchase a property, and you require a Structural Survey report or any of our other services  please contact us. ABL Surveyors are the right choice for you … Continue reading

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Eight in 10 new homes are never inspected for defects despite Priory Hall debacle

THOUSANDS of new homes have not been inspected by local authorities despite the fallout from the Priory Hall scandal. Eight in every 10 houses and apartments built every year are not being checked for structural defects and possible breaches of … Continue reading

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House price rise in capital bucks overall trend as slump continues

THE gap between Dublin property prices and the rest of the country has widened. Prices fell countrywide in the past year, but rose in Dublin. Experts said this was further evidence of a two-speed property market. The nationwide fall in … Continue reading

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