All the best research is done on foot

Carol Tallon Talking Property: Get a surveyor in, walk the neighbourhood, and talk to the locals – it’s the only way to be sure of an area.

28th September, 2014
Carol Tallon.

According to auctioneers in the Leinster area, there has been a huge rise in prospective buyers – investors, admittedly – making offers and trying to agree sales without viewing or inspecting the properties. Rushed buying can be attributed to investors hoping to complete contacts before the end of the year to take advantage of the current capital gains tax waiver.

Auctioneers are understandably worried about such offers, and while this practice might have been acceptable...

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