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Conveyancing

PropertyBuying and selling property is recognised as one of the stressful events in our busy lives. Anticipating issues and being organised in advance of the purchase or sale can make the process less stressful. The following lists include some of the matters that arise on the purchase or sale of property.

Property Purchase

  • Evidence of identification such as Passport or Driving Licence and proof of address such as utility bill or bank statement (within three months) for you and your spouse/partner (if applicable).
  • Civil Partnership Registration or Marriage Certificate and previous Divorce or Separation Agreement (if applicable).
  • PPS numbers and LPT ID number for dwellinghouse.
  • Have you loan approval for your mortgage? If not mortgaging have you the money readily available for the purchase? 10% is usually paid at time of signing the Contract and the balance on completion.
  • A surveyor’s report should be done on the building to check the structure and confirm that the boundaries of the property are accurate.
  • Is the access to the property direct from a County road or a right of way?
  • Is water from the public mains or from some private source?
  • Is the sewage treatment to a public sewer or septic tank and percolation area?
  • Have you looked at the County Council Planning Website to check developments in the area?
  • Do you intend to extend or develop the property and if so, should the Contract be subject to Planning Permission?
  • Stamp Duty will arise on the purchase at 2% if non-residential property, 1% up to €1,000,000.00 if residential property and 2% over €1,000,000.00 for residential property.


Property Sale

  • Evidence of identification such as Passport or Driving Licence and proof of address such as utility bill or bank statement (within three months) for you and your spouse/partner (if applicable).
  • Civil Partnership Registration or Marriage Certificate and previous Divorce or Separation Agreement (if applicable).
  • PPS numbers and LPT ID number for dwellinghouse.
  • Where are your title deeds for the property? If you have a mortgage they may be with the bank and an authority will be needed to obtain the deeds from the bank.
  • Has there been any change of use, extension or renovation to the property requiring Planning Permission or compliance with Building Regulations? If so, copies of the Planning Permission, Commencement Notice, receipts for financial conditions and Architect’s Certificates of Compliance with Planning Permission and Building Regulations will be required.
  • If the property is an apartment or in a privately managed development then information about the Management Company and service charge will be required from the Management Company.
  • Certificate of Discharge (if paid) or Certificate of Exemption (if your principal private residence) for NPPR for the years 2009 – 2013 will be required.
  • BER Certificate and Report will be required.
  • Up-to-date LPT Printout showing payment of Household Charge 2012 and Local Property Tax from 2013 to latest date will be required.
  • Is the property subject to any judgement mortgage, nursing home charge or any other burden?
  • Is access to the property from a County Council road or a private road or right of way?
  • Are the services for the property in charge of the Local Authority or are there private arrangements in respect of same – water, telephone line, electricity line, mains sewer/ septic tank?
  • Have you received any notices in respect of the property, e.g. National Monument, building of historic importance, area of scientific importance, area of conservation?

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