Category Archives: Property Law

Do you own assets in other countries

Possible outcomes when a deceased owned / held assets in a country other than Ireland.

As is the answer to many legal questions, that depends! It depends on the type and the extent (amount) of property/assets they owned. As a rule of thumb, the greater the value/amount of assets owned, the higher the likelihood of the need to extract a foreign Grant. In order to have these assets released to […]

11 steps to follow when buying or selling a house

Infographic of the process of buying or selling property in Ireland.

Buying or selling a property is a complex legal transaction. However, in order to simplify matters, we have broken down the process into 10 broad steps, outlining each of the various steps, the parties involved, their roles and responsibilities, and the sequence of events. For a downloadable PDF copy of the sales process please add […]

Process of the sale of a house from a seller’s perspective

For most, buying or selling a house is something the majority of people will only do a handful of times, if that, during their lives. In the legal world, we refer to the process of buying or selling houses as conveyancing. The conveyancing process may sometimes appear complicated and shrouded in mystery. However, it need […]

Here are some helpful tips when contemplating your next property purchase.

Before closing the purchase of a second-hand property, arrange a viewing or “walk through” of the property to ensure all items that are to be removed are and all items to remain are still in the property. If things are not as agreed then your Solicitor may choose to postpone closing the sale until matters […]

Peter O’Connor and Son have some practical advice for first-time house hunters

Buying a property can be exciting as well as a challenge, especially when done for the first time. There might be some aspects which you don’t now, like hidden costs which could be daunting. We have put together a list of practical advice for the first-time buyers, to ensure your purchasing experience is as simple […]