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Denis Barrett Auctioneers Cork City

Denis A. Barrett

Auctioneers & Property Consultants
81 South Mall
Cork City

Tel: (021) 4278455
Fax: (021) 4278522
Email: info@denisbarrett.com

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Selling property can be an extremely stressful and emotional time, so it is important that you or comfortable and kept up to date with what is happening at all stages of your sale, Denis A. Barrett, Auctioneers & Property Consultants offer a 24-hour a day service 365 days of the year.

Steps involved in selling your home

Have you somewhere to move to?

Denis A. Barrett, Auctioneers & Property Consultants recommend that you have accommodation or your new house is ready prior to putting your property on the market as miss timing can be very expensive.

Finding an Agent

Denis A. Barrett, Auctioneers & Property Consultants offer the most competitive rates in the market place with no hidden agenda. (We recommend finding an agent who is not operating with a mortgage wing as to insure you get the highest price).

Agreeing your fees structure with the Agent

At this stage you should agree your fee structure and the marketing strategy you wish to proceed with prior to any negotiations commencing on your property (Denis A. Barrett, Auctioneers & Property Consultants ensure you are aware of what way things will proceed as all information will be forwarded to you in a letter outlining the particulars of the fees and marketing structure).

Solicitors

Denis A. Barrett, Auctioneers & Property Consultants recommend you inform your solicitor of your desire to sell in order to make the sale process run more smoothly, we also recommend that you would use the same solicitor and you used in the original purchase of the property.

Sale Agreed

At this stage your home will be Sale Agreed, Barrett Cahill will send out Sales letters to all parties concerned, these letters will contain all the necessary information. I.E. Vendor, Vendors Solicitor, Purchaser and the Purchasers Solicitor, the letter will also contain the sale price and the details and conditions of same.

Pre Contract Queries

At this stage there will be a consultation between both solicitors to ensure a speedy conclusion to the sale, the purchaser's solicitors will be sending out their appointed Engineer to do a structural survey on your property. (Denis A. Barrett, Auctioneers & Property Consultants will ensure that this stage of the process is as painless as possible by ensuring you are fully informed and insisting that the engineer conducts his report speedily).

Contract Stage

At this stage the purchasers will sign contracts and return them to your solicitor, when received you will sign and one contract will be returned to the purchasers solicitor (both parties are now legally bound). At this stage the closing date for the sale will be agreed (usually 28 days from signing of contracts) on and all parties should be made will be aware of this date.

Congratulations: Your sale is concluded.


Steps involved in purchasing your home

Buying Property can be an extremely stressful and emotional time and is one of the most important decisions you will make, so it is important that you are comfortable and kept up to date with what is happening at all stages of your purchase. Denis A. Barrett, Auctioneers & Property Consultants offer a 24-hour a day service 365 days of the year.

Have you found your ideal location?

Denis A. Barrett, Auctioneers & Property Consultants recommend that you have accommodation or your new house is ready prior to putting your property on the market as miss timing can be very expensive.

Finding an Agent

Denis A. Barrett, Auctioneers & Property Consultants offer impartial advice with no hidden agenda. We will point out things about your chosen location to help make your decision easier.

Finance

Talk to your Bank Manager or Mortgage Broker to ascertain your price range (try to get an offer in principle). Denis A. Barrett, Auctioneers & Property Consultants recommends that you take account of additional costs such as legal, engineers and stamp duty.

List of Mortgage Brokers

Solicitors

This is a very important decision and Denis A. Barrett, Auctioneers & Property Consultants urge purchasers to show caution and realise that "value for money" should be your aim as apposed to the cheapest in the market place. Legal fees are usually 1% + VAT.

List of Solicitors

  • Anne O Driscoll, PJ O Driscoll
  • Patricia Mallon, 13 Sheares Street Cork
  • Deidre O Riordan, Conway Kelleher Tobin Comyn Solicitors, 29 South Mall, Cork
  • David Williams - Ahern Roberts O'Rourke William, The Old Rectory, Carrigaline, Cork AND 28 South Mall, Cork
  • David Galvin - Barry C. Galvin   Sons, 91 South Mall, Cork

Sale Agreed

At this stage your future home will be Sale Agreed, Barrett Cahill will send out Sales letters to all parties concerned, these letters will contain all the necessary information. I.E. Vendor, Vendors Solicitor, Purchaser and the Purchasers Solicitor, the letter will also contain the sale price and the details and conditions of same.

Pre contract Queries

At this stage there will be consultation between both solicitors to ensure speedy conclusion to the sale, at this stage you will be sending out your Engineer to do a structural survey on your future home. (Denis A. Barrett, Auctioneers & Property Consultants will ensure that this stage off the process is as painless as possible by ensuring you are fully informed and insisting that your engineer conducts his report speedily). Cost for engineers vary from €250- €500 + VAT .

Contract Stage

At this stage you will sign contracts and return them to the vendors solicitor, when received the will sign them and one contract will be returned to your solicitor (both parties are now legally bound). At this stage the closing date for the sale will be agreed (usually 28 days from signing of contracts) on and all parties should be made aware of this date.

Congratulations: Your purchase is concluded.

Information for Investors

Denis A. Barrett, Auctioneers & Property Consultants offer advice to all categories of property investors and we are happy to consult with anyone wishing to start a property portfolio, pension mortgage, interest only etc. We can put you in touch with professionals who will advise on pensions etc to design to best vehicle to drive your property portfolio thus wealth.