Tag: land registry

Why you need a solicitor when buying a house

Engaging the right solicitor  when buying your home is an investment that will pay dividends. Many people don’t understand the legal process and see solicitors fees and 3rd party costs as expensive and unnecessary. However, a new house is one of the most expensive items you will purchase and a […]

Land Registration; Compulsory Registration of Title

There are two systems for the registration of property title in Ireland, namely the Registry of Deeds and the Land Registry.  The Registry of Deeds was established in 1707 to provide a system of voluntary registration for Deeds, affecting land and giving priority to registered Deeds over unregistered Deeds.  The […]

Property Question & Answer

Question: I have been living at my current address for the past 20 years. The property consists of a dwelling house on approximately a half acre of ground. The house was left to me by my father in his Will who died 20 years ago. My father had lived in […]

New Act may extinguish existing Rights of Way?

The introduction of the Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2009 might have passed most people by without them noticing. The new law is a long overdue overhaul and consolidation of much of the previous existing legislation. While I’m not suggesting that everyone need to go out and buy a […]