Rentals

Rental Accommodation Standards

  Legislation introduced on February 1st 2009 launched the new minimum standards for rental accommodation. Under this new legislation shared bathroom facilities will become a thing of the past with a requirement for all rental accommodation to have: Sanitary Facilities: A toilet with dedicated wash-basin next to WC,…

If Your Landlord Wants You To Leave

  Rules Terminating a tenancy Notice periods Notice of termination Illegal eviction Landlords in Ireland have to follow certain procedures before asking you to leave rented accommodation. How easily you can be evicted by your landlord depends on the type of tenancy you have, and…

Landlords living outside Ireland

  If your landlord lives outside Ireland and you pay rent directly to them or to their bank account located in Ireland or abroad, you must deduct tax at the standard rate (20%) from the gross amount which you pay. This deduction is not your…

Potential Tenancy Fraud

  In recent times attempted Bank Draft and Cheque Fraud is a reality with all online and over the phone buying, selling and leasing agreements. With a little bit of knowledge and awareness of what to look out for you can be certain of letting your…

Landlords Rights and Obligations

  A landlord in Ireland is the owner of land or a building owner who has leased that land, building or a part of the land or building, to another person. The person a landlord rents this land or building to, is called a 'tenant'.…

Types of Tenancy in Ireland

  The agreement between a landlord and a tenant is called a lease or a tenancy. A tenancy does not have to be written down. There are different types of tenancies in Ireland. The most common are Periodic tenancies, or Fixed-term tenancies. Periodic Tenancy A…

Tips for Landlords

  When deciding to rent out your property, you need to make sure it's in safe hands and that the property is returned to you at the end of the lease period in an acceptable condition. Finding the right tenants for your property can be…

Rent a Room Scheme

  The Rent a Room scheme was introduced to allow hard up home owners to rent out rooms in their house and, here's the good part, not pay tax on it! If you rent a room or rooms in your home to private tenants, the…
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