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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

Earnest Level 5

Level 5 Update

Since March 2020 we have been operating our business under the regulators guidelines and continue to do that under Level 5 restrictions. Our staff will work remotely where possible and all precautions are taken to keep everyone involved safe.  Below is a basic overview of our level 5 guidelines: Office Our offices will be closed … Continued

Why to invest in Bitcoin today

Bitcoin

Why to invest in Bitcoin Bitcoin is hitting all-time high prices – so are there still good reasons to buy Bitcoin in 2021? If you look back through bitcoins history you will see in 2017 that the crypto currency had hit an all-time high of $20,000. This however didn’t last quite long as in 2018 … Continued

HOUSE PRICES JUMP 7.4% IN 2020, AS SUPPLY FALLS

Daft.ie released their House Price Report for Q4 2020 was a strange year for the housing market.  Throughout the second quarter of the year the prices of houses had fallen but come the third quarter of the year they rose back up again and rose a further 2.2% in the final quarter of the year … Continued

Top 10 New Years Resolutions for 2021

Top 10 New Years Resolution ideas   Budget your money This January make a vow to start saving more money. First and foremost, saving money is important because it helps protect you in the event of a financial emergency. By also saving money it can help you pay for large purchases, avoid debt, reduce your … 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

Instructions on how to use the Water Heater

Water Heater Instructions Water timer The water timer is the 24 hour clock on the panel. This has 2 settings as seen below summer and winter.                 Whatever season it is you set the 24 hour clock to that time of day. For example if it is 5 … Continued

Mould & Mildew – Prevention or Removal

More and more of us are working remotely these days and this can mean that we need to adapt how we use our homes. With spending more time indoors, there is a knock on effect with the levels of heating and moisture in our homes. Having laptops and computers on all day, heating on, boiling … 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

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