Selling a property while getting divorced   Unfortunately, you can’t always plan for every aspect of your life and sometimes the unexpected can happen when you need to separate or get divorced. The biggest questions are generally “who gets the house” and “who gets the children” followed by: Can I sell my house before divorce? Who gets to stay in the house during separation? How are our assets and property divided during a divorce? Selling a house after divorce What taxes do you pay on selling a house during a divorce? Who gets the house in the divorce? If the property was purchased and the property title deeds are in both names, you are joint owners. You can then decide to either: Sell the property and split the proceeds Buy out the other half.  If there is a mortgage on the property, you will have to get approval from your lender.…Continue Reading
speed up the property selling process
Fast House Sale When looking into selling a property for the first time, you may be surprised just how long the process usually takes. The time between deciding to put your property on the market, a sale being agreed and the completion taking place can actually take months. Playing the waiting game can put added stress on an already stressful situation. These days, when selling a property, many people are looking for ways that they can speed up the process without having to settle for less than their asking price. Thankfully, there are things that you can do as a seller and if you’re just about to put your property on the market then keep reading today. The team here at Moovingo have put together a list of things that are important when you want a quick sale.  Preparation It goes without saying that when it comes to selling a…Continue Reading
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Selling Your Property It is important when selling a property to choose the method of sale that best suits you and your property. You want to choose the option that will deliver the best outcome – the best outcome is typically the highest sale price followed by sale timelines which suit your own circumstances. We have outlined the three main methods for residential house and apartment sales in Ireland. Private Treaty | “For Sale by Private Treaty” A private treaty sale is a method that most property sellers will instruct their estate agent to handle on their behalf, however some will go at it alone which is referred to as ‘For Sale by Owner’ (FSBO).  The ‘For Sale by Private Treaty’ is the method employed by most estate agents, initially a marketing plan is prepared for the property which includes a guide price and a discussion around marketing material (photography,…Continue Reading
selling your house
Selling your home There is so much information about regarding purchasing a property and how much this process can cost you, but you may find that when you decide to sell your beloved home, there isn’t as much easily accessible or correct information. Whilst everyone knows that selling a house is expensive, people are often shocked when they find out just how much things really cost.  If you’ve had a property valuation and you’re starting to put a plan in place for selling your home, keep reading today. Moovingo has put together a guide to the true costs of selling a house to give you a clear idea of what to expect in this regard.  Estate agent fees One of the biggest costs that you will have when selling your home is usually the estate agent’s fee. This tends to be charged as a percentage of the properties value. Depending…Continue Reading
Buying and selling made easy Buying a property is tricky at the best of times, but add on a global pandemic that’s locking down countries, you probably feel like it’s impossible to move forward with buying a home – let alone going to view one.  Luckily, your house hunting doesn’t have to stop. At Moovingo we have always offered our sellers the option to create virtual tours and property videos but now we take it up a notch with Agent Hosted Live Video-Chat Tours. Virtual tours and video are relatively straight forward, buyers can take control and tour a property from the comfort of their home. However they lack the ability to ask the agent a question in realtime. With live video-chat tours, we do just that. It’s the most effective way to view a property in the current climate. We’ll take you on a live virtual tour of a home you…Continue Reading
Adding Value To Your Home When you decide that it is time to sell your home, whether you’re looking to downsize or you just fancy a relocation, one of the biggest questions you’ll want the answer to is; ‘how much is my property worth?’. This answer given can dramatically impact your next steps and it goes without saying that everyone will want to get as much as they can for their home.  There tend to be two groups of things that can affect your house valuation, some that are out of your hands and others that you are in full control of. To open your eyes to both, Moovingo have looked into them below. We have also put together a helpful guide to adding value to your home so, you can consider what is worth doing before you put your home on the market.  Things that are out of your…Continue Reading
downsizing your home
Downsizing your home Downsizing is something that happens frequently in the property industry and you can almost guarantee that at some point in life everyone will consider it. People downsize for various reasons, it used to be that downsizing was just for people who have extra space now their children have grown up and left home. But, these days more and more people are choosing to downsize due to a wide variety of situations. If you are intrigued by downsizing and are wanting to find out some more information about what it really is and why you should be considering it, keep reading today. Moovingo has looked into downsizing your home and why it is a great idea.  What is downsizing? Downsizing pretty much is what it says on the tin. In simple terms, it is when you sell your property and purchase one that is smaller than what you…Continue Reading
Legal Steps To Selling Moving home is such an exciting time and there is no denying that you will probably want to get out of your old house as soon as possible, but what the majority of people aren’t aware of is that there is a lot of legal work required before a sale can go through in Ireland. This is the part of the process that often takes the most time and it is easy for sellers to get impatient.   Understanding the legal steps a solicitor takes when you’re selling a property in Ireland is really beneficial. These days there is a long list of documents that are required before your solicitor can prepare your contracts and it can take a while for them to be sourced. Being aware of what these legal documents are and how long they can take to prepare will help you to understand what…Continue Reading
sell your house checklist
Selling Your House There are a lot of things to consider when selling your home and you’re guaranteed to be feeling a mixture of emotions about the situation which can be really overwhelming and quite distracting. There are lots of steps in the process leading up to selling a property, all of which are incredibly important, so ensuring that you are well informed about the process can be really beneficial.  There is no denying that selling a house in Ireland can be difficult if you have no idea where to start. To help anyone in this situation, Moovingo has put together a checklist for selling a house which includes the most important information you should know before you put your property on the market. Following this will help make the whole process much less stressful.  Get Your Property Valued One of the first essential steps is getting your property valued.…Continue Reading
how to switch estate agents
Switching Estate Agent When deciding to sell a property, the majority of people will use the services that an estate agent offers to assist with the whole process. There are so many different estate agents these days and choosing an estate agent is a big decision. They have the power to make the sale of your home as stress-free as possible and ensure you get the best possible price for your property.  It isn’t uncommon for people to choose one estate agent but be unhappy with the service they are receiving and want to change agents. Not many people are aware that you can actually switch estate agents if you want to. Sometimes changing agents can make the world of difference to your sale. To help anyone that is considering this, Moovingo Estate Agent has gone into detail about this process below.  Check Your Contract The estate agent industry in…Continue Reading