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WHAT IS A VOLUNTARY SALE ?

October 17, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Buying a Site,Legal News,selling a house,Selling your Property   |   Comments Off on WHAT IS A VOLUNTARY SALE ?

   For those who find themselves with unsustainable Mortgages and facing the prospect of Bank Repossession, Voluntary Sale may provide some relief.   The period of Bank Repossession can be a very uncertain and distressing time for owners.   Not only is the property repossessed and sold by the Bank but the owner loses control over the […]

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THINKING OF BUYING OR SELLING A HOUSE THIS YEAR? IF YOU ARE, WHAT IS YOUR PRIORITY?

October 12, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Buying a Site,Legal News,selling a house,Selling your Property   |   Comments Off on THINKING OF BUYING OR SELLING A HOUSE THIS YEAR? IF YOU ARE, WHAT IS YOUR PRIORITY?

Decades of experience in assisting House Buyers with our Conveyancing Service has attuned us to the perspective of Sellers and Buyers which can simply be summarised as follows:- “To get through the  process as quickly and as hassle free as possible”. Few Sellers realise this but, as we have highlighted regularly, it will speed up […]

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CONVEYANCING SERVICE

August 31, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Buying a Site,Legal News,selling a house,Selling your Property   |   Comments Off on CONVEYANCING SERVICE

Buying or Selling? For a Competitive Fees Quote, contact us.   We have been providing a dedicated Conveyancing Service of over 25 years. In addition to our general Conveyancy Service we have introduced the following three special Packages in 2018 : Fixed Fee FIRST TIME PURCHASER Package Purchasing Service for NON RESIDENTS FREE ADVICE before you […]

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PROPERTY PURCHASE: SHOULD YOU LOOK A “GIFT HORSE IN THE MOUTH”?

April 04, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Buying a Site,House Building,Legal News,selling a house,Selling your Property   |   Comments Off on PROPERTY PURCHASE: SHOULD YOU LOOK A “GIFT HORSE IN THE MOUTH”?

Sometimes, you should look a “bargain horse” in the mouth! A derelict property can look like a ‘steal’ but can prove to be an endless ‘money pit’. Your Solicitor will help ensure that you walk away when you should. In previous Blogs we have addressed the purchase of ‘Distressed Properties’ (primarily from Banks), however, this […]

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BUYING YOUR FIRST HOME – The Conveyancing Service for You…

March 30, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   buying a house,Buying a Site,Legal News,selling a house,Selling your Property   |   Comments Off on BUYING YOUR FIRST HOME – The Conveyancing Service for You…

 At O’Shea Russell we have the Legal Experience you need to help alleviate much of the stress.  For any First Time Buyer, an excellent starting point is the HOUSE BUYERS’ CHECKLIST on our Homepage (www.oshearussell.ie).   From many years of providing Services to FIRST TIME BUYERS we have found the following to be principal questions that […]

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PROPERTY PURCHASE: SHOULD YOU LOOK A “GIFT HORSE IN THE MOUTH”?

March 30, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Buying a Site,House Building,Legal News,selling a house,Selling your Property   |   Comments Off on PROPERTY PURCHASE: SHOULD YOU LOOK A “GIFT HORSE IN THE MOUTH”?

Sometimes, you should look a “bargain horse” in the mouth! A derelict property can look like a ‘steal’ but can prove to be an endless ‘money pit’.  Your Solicitor will help ensure that you walk away when you should. In previous Blogs we have addressed the purchase of ‘Distressed Properties’ (primarily from Banks), however, this […]

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LIVING IN MANCHESTER AND BUYING IN IRELAND?

February 23, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Buying a Site,Legal News,selling a house,Selling your Property   |   Comments Off on LIVING IN MANCHESTER AND BUYING IN IRELAND?

  If you are non-resident and buying a property anywhere in Ireland we can help with all your Conveyancing needs.    Here at O’Shea Russell Solicitors we pride ourselves on a high level of Customer Care and providing Clients with direct access to the Conveyancing Partner in the Firm. We listen to our Clients and deliver […]

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BUYING OR SELLING? THE IMPORTANCE OF COMMUNICATION

February 12, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Buying a Site,Legal News,selling a house,Selling your Property   |   Comments Off on BUYING OR SELLING? THE IMPORTANCE OF COMMUNICATION

  IF YOU ARE BUYING OR SELLING WE ARE HAPPY TO SEND OR E-MAIL TO YOU A FULL QUOTE.  nicholas@oshearussell.ie They say that communication is a two way process.   However, when selling or buying a house, it is a three-way if not a four-way process.   How so, you might ask? Well, to successfully sell your […]

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I’M SELLING? WHERE ARE MY DEEDS?

February 06, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,Buying a Site,House Building,Legal News,selling a house,Selling your Property   |   Comments Off on I’M SELLING? WHERE ARE MY DEEDS?

This is the very first question you should ask yourself if you are thinking of selling in 2018.   This question in turn should help to remind you that it is only your Solicitor who can legally secure a Sale for you.   Going SALE AGREED will not achieve a Sale for your property; exchanging Contracts via […]

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DOES BUYING A HOUSE NEED TO BE SCARY?

April 03, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   buying a house,Buying a Site,House Building,Legal News,selling a house,Selling your Property   |   Comments Off on DOES BUYING A HOUSE NEED TO BE SCARY?

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices.  Of course it does not but it can be extremely daunting.   For most people it will be the most significant Legal transaction ever undertaken and can prove mind boggling. […]

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SELLING YOUR HOUSE?

January 24, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   buying a house,Legal News,selling a house,Selling your Property   |   Comments Off on SELLING YOUR HOUSE?

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices. What you really want is a good RESULT with the minimum of fuss and expense. Seven steps to an excellent result: RETAIN a Solicitor from the beginning.   Do no […]

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BUYING A HOUSE SHOULD BE SIMPLE

January 24, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Bidding at Auction,buying a house,House Building,Legal News,Selling your Property   |   Comments Off on BUYING A HOUSE SHOULD BE SIMPLE

If this blog touches on any issue of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact us at nicholas@oshearussell.ie for some preliminary guidance and advices. Buying a House should be SIMPLE but lack of preparation can lead to the entire process being an ordeal! Visit our HOMEPAGE at www.oshearussell.ie for a FREE CHECKLIST and, […]

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THERE IS A RIGHT WAY TO PRESERVE A RIGHT OF WAY

April 08, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Selling your Property   |   Comments Off on THERE IS A RIGHT WAY TO PRESERVE A RIGHT OF WAY

 The full impact of legislative provisions referable to Rights of Way introduced in 2009 has yet to be experienced. The potential detrimental impact of the provisions is like the proverbial “ticking time bomb”. For those affected by these provisions, the ultimate threat to their existing rights is procrastination and the danger of being lulled into […]

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TOP TEN LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS WHEN SELLING YOUR HOME IN 2014.

January 03, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Selling your Property   |   Comments Off on TOP TEN LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS WHEN SELLING YOUR HOME IN 2014.

  Don’t lose that SALE in 2014  for want of preparation ! It is very easy to trip over one of the numerous obstacles that can see sales lost. Ensure that you can make each of the following statements with confidence: 1. The Title to my house is in order. Make sure in consultation with […]

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DON’T LOSE THAT HOUSE SALE !

July 01, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Selling your Property   |   Comments Off on DON’T LOSE THAT HOUSE SALE !

  I am close to selling my house but the property was extended to the side  some years ago without planning permission and I am afaid of losing the buyer when she finds out. What should I do ?   The absence of planning permission for development is one of the principal reasons why sales […]

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ARE YOUR TREES BRANCHING OUT ?

June 24, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Selling your Property   |   Comments Off on ARE YOUR TREES BRANCHING OUT ?

 MY NEIGHBOUR HAS COMPLAINED THAT THE MATURE TREES ON MY SIDE OF OUR BOUNDARY WALL ARE BLOCKING OUT HIS LIGHT AND WANTS ME TO REMOVE THEM. I AM NOT KEEN TO DO SO BUT MY NEIGHBOUR IS INSISTENT. WHAT CAN I DO ?   Your neighbour cannot insist that you cut down the trees or […]

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BOUNDARIES AND NEIGHBOURS

June 09, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Selling your Property   |   Comments Off on BOUNDARIES AND NEIGHBOURS

  The gable of my house actually forms the boundary between my property and the adjoining owner’s. We do not get along and he has refused to let me in to do essential repairs to the gable and roof. Can he do  that ?   In situations such as this, the norm for neighbours for […]

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DEFECTS IN RECENTLY PURCHASED HOUSE.

June 09, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Legal News,Selling your Property   |   Comments Off on DEFECTS IN RECENTLY PURCHASED HOUSE.

  I have moved into a house purchased by me recently and have been horrified to find a serious roof leak which has resulted in a partial ceiling collapse. Can I get the seller to fix this ? This is one of those unfortunate situations that can arise where an adequate inspection of a property […]

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RIGHTS OF PASSAGE

June 09, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Selling your Property   |   Comments Off on RIGHTS OF PASSAGE

  My Family and I have for many years exercised a right of way over a private laneway to a section of our lands. It is not actually mentioned on our deeds. Do we need to worry ?   The issues and questions surrounding rights of way are notoriously difficult and contentious. Any assessment of […]

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BUILDING YOUR CONSERVATORY

June 09, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Selling your Property   |   Comments Off on BUILDING YOUR CONSERVATORY

  I want to put a conservatory onto the side of my house. Do I need planning permission ?   In a word, YES. The position in relation to extensions is often misunderstood. Simply stated, an extension to the front or side of a dwelling house requires Planning Permission. An extension to the rear will, […]

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PLANNING TO GET IT RIGHT

May 13, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Selling your Property   |   Comments Off on PLANNING TO GET IT RIGHT

  It is not unusual to encounter the view that, if you secure planning permission for the type of house that you feel the Council will grant permission for, you can then essentially build what you want. This is a fallacy and regularly has serious repercussions for house owners. Planning Permission for development is required […]

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BUYER BEWARE BUT WHAT ABOUT SELLER BE READY !

April 11, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Selling your Property   |   Comments Off on BUYER BEWARE BUT WHAT ABOUT SELLER BE READY !

In a Recessionary Market it is more important than ever that a seller can proceed without delay if he finds a buyer. Understandably, for most sellers, the Sales Agent’s offices are the first port of call. This can be a costly mistake. A seller should first visit his Solicitor who can review his title,  planning […]

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