Undermining your solicitor when buying property

If you are buying a property you need to be careful about undermining your solicitor in the pre-contract stage. Your solicitor may be looking to reach agreement with the vendor’s solicitor about the insertion of a special condition in the contract. This special condition is not being requested simply as some form of ritual or… Continue reading Undermining your solicitor when buying property

The stresses and pressures of buying and selling property

I have a couple of property transactions going on at the moment which have generated an enormous amount of stress and pressure for my clients. Buying and selling property are widely recognised as momentous, stressful events in a person’s life. Some individuals are better equipped to deal with the attendant pressures than others. What I… Continue reading The stresses and pressures of buying and selling property

When I Was 23

When I was 23 I bought my first property. Since then I have bought and sold many others, perhaps as many as 17, but I have truthfully lost count. There have been shops, houses, apartments, freeholds, leaseholds, pubs, petrol stations, and sites. In Dublin, outside Dublin, in Meath, Cavan, Longford. In addition to the buying… Continue reading When I Was 23