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Non-Resident Landlord Update

Non-Resident Landlord – Update 2021

The Revenue has made some changes around tax returns for Non-Resident Landlords. They now require that the Landlords Collection Agent is the same person or company that completes their annual tax return. As Earnest are not tax advisors or accountants, we can’t complete non-resident tax returns and so we can’t be the appointed collection agent. … Continued

Moving out?

Moving out? There are a few steps that every tenant should take in the weeks leading up to the big move. So start planning early! Please follow these steps to ensure that your property is transferred back to the landlord or agent in good condition. Clean the property Once you have vacated, an inspection will … Continued

Update COVID-19 & Renting – August 10

Update COVID-19 & Renting – August 10

Notices of Termination can again be served from the 2nd of August 2020, and the usual protections under the Residential Tenancies Act again apply. Where a Notice of Termination was served before the emergency period and the notice period had not yet expired by 27th March 2020, the notice period was paused. The notice period … Continued

8 Steps: Dealing with Rent Arrears under New Legislation

8 Steps: Dealing with Rent Arrears under New Legislation

Dealing with Rent Arrears under New Legislation. There are eight steps detailed below which all tenants and landlords must follow if they find themselves in rent arrears. Failure to complete each step as set out below will lead to a Notice of Termination being deemed invalid. Step 1: A landlord must issue a 28 day … Continued

Update COVID-19 & Renting – August 5

Update COVID-19 & Renting – August 5

The Residential Tenancies and Valuation Act 2020 was signed into law by the president on August 2nd. This new act specifically sets out protections for tenants that have fallen into rent arrears and as a result are at a risk of losing their tenancy. It also sets out to protect those whose employment was impacted … Continued

Update COVID-19 & Renting

COVID-19: Update on Emergency Measures to Protect Residential Tenants.

COVID-19: Update on Emergency Measures to Protect Residential Tenants. Since 27th March 2020, emergency measures have been in place to protect tenants during the coronavirus emergency period. These measures have been extended to 1 August 2020. During the emergency period: 1 – A tenant cannot be served with a notice of termination. 2 – If … Continued

New Tenancy Regulations Introduced

Lots of new regulations and changes to the Residential Tenancies Act have been signed into law and are effective from Tuesday, June 4th 2019. Here is a quick summary of the changes that are now effective: New Notice of termination obligations & procedures If the landlord requires the property for themselves or their family member. They … Continued

Updated Regulations Coming June 2019

Ballsbridge Rooftops

In case you are not aware, changes to the Residential Tenancies act are on the way and these are due to be signed into law over the coming weeks. It’s important to be familiar with them as they will impact every tenancy. Here is a quick summary of what changes are on the horizon. We … Continued

Tenant turnover matters.

Tenant Turnover Matters

Growing rental yields are a benefit to most landlords as in theory this increases the investment returns. However having a single minded approach to letting can be counterproductive. Our experience shows that keeping happy tenants in place can be more lucrative than increased gross yields. Tenant turnover does matter. The reason is pretty obvious but … Continued

Fire Safety and Prevention

Fire destroys homes and lives every day so it’s important that everyone knows how best to prevent it. Here are some tips that everyone should follow: Install fire alarms and smoke detectors. Test each alarm once a month to make sure it’s working. Teach children the basics of fire safety and how to prevent, prepare … Continued

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