The information you must provide when selling your home

When selling your home, you may recall the expression ‘buyer beware’. But what does this mean and is it still relevant today? ‘Historically, the buyers in a conveyancing transaction have been responsible for satisfying themselves on a property’s suitability,’ explains Deirdre McSorley, residential property solicitor with James Mc Nulty & Co. ‘Nowadays though, the situation is more complex. There [...]

Charge on your property

What is the registered charge on a property? If you take out a mortgage to buy your home, your lender will almost certainly register a charge against it at the Land Registry. The charge does not transfer ownership. However, it will give the lender important rights, including the ability to sell your home if you default on your loan. [...]

Building your own dream home

Shows like Channel 4’s Grand Designs reflect the growing popularity of self-build, which accounts for 13,000 new homes every year. So, if your dream is to build your own home, should you take the next step towards making it a reality? ‘There are certainly a lot of advantages’, says Cathal Murray of James McNulty & Co. Solicitors. ‘Self-build lets [...]

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