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Property Procedure Summary

When considering purchasing or selling property clients have two initial questions:

How much will it cost?How much will it cost?

The main costs associated with BUYING a house are:

What is the procedure involved?



The main costs associated with SELLING a house are:

Property Registration Authority (PRA)

The PRA is a state-guaranteed system of title registration. With Land Registry title your ownership is recorded in a public register

Costs of Registration
The cost of registering a deed of purchase in the PRA depends on the purchase price of the property. The registration fee currently ranges from €400 to €800.

Local Property Tax (LPT)
Evidence of payment of LPT will be required. A Certificate of Discharge/Exemption will also be required in respect of Non-Principal Private Residence Charge (NPPR) for the period 2009 – 2013.

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