Winter Eviction Ban – Know The Deferred Termination Dates

1st February 2023 The Ban commenced 30th October 2022. A landlord can still serve a Notice of Termination during the winter emergency period. It applies to notices with no fault on the tenants’ part e.g. selling, own use or family member use. It does not apply for notices served for breach e.g. Rent Arrears, anti-social behavior – with the exception of overcrowding. It applies to tenancies and licensed Student Specific accommodation. Notices served in six month probationary period need a termination date of 18th June 2023. (tenant must not receiveless than 90 days). Deferred Termination DatesDeferred termination dates below now
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Capital Gains and Losses

January 2023 The market value of property has largely recovered from the crash that hit the sector in 2008. Hopefully, members that found themselves in negative equity around that time, are facing into a better position at the turn of the year. Notwithstanding, many members were forced to sell property over the course of the last decade in order to pay down debt and hopefully survive. In those circumstances it is possible that losses arose on the disposals. We would recommend that members keep a close eye on the losses arising as they are available for offset against gains in
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Listen Back To IPOA Chairperson – Mary Conway

16th January, 2023 The rate of Landlords leaving the sector is alarming but not surprising, IPOA have been calling for action to prevent this for the past number of years. Listen back to IPOA Chairperson Mary Conway as she speaks to Drivetime –  Listen in 2hr 23 mins Click HERE IPOA Supporting Landlords for 30 years Contact us – info@ipoa.ie * take note of the date of publication of this piece. Information on this website may change with the passing of time and the law is constantly changing. Whilst we take steps to ensure the accuracy of the information, we
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Property & Your Pension

Buying property in your pension can help create security as part of a well-diversified pension portfolio. I had my annual review a few months ago with my pension trustee and I suddenly realised my mindset around my personally held properties has dramatically shifted since buying property in my pension structure. Having a pension has created a level of security allowing me to make decisions around my personally held property that I never thought I would. I guess with all the networking, books, courses etc you pick up some philosophies that form beliefs for example “once you buy, never sell” with
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Tax Credit For Renters – What We Know

January 2022 A Rent Tax Credit was introduced on 15th December 2022. The Rent Tax Credit will be available for the years 2022 to 2025. Renters can claim the income tax credit for rent payments made in 2022 by making a tax return for 2022. The amount of the credit is 20% of your rent payments in the year, up to a maximum of: €500 for an individual €1,000 for a couple who are jointly assessed for tax The tax credit can be claimed for rent payments made for: Your home A second home you use to take part in
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Weatherproofing Your Property

December 2022 Extreme weather can sometimes mean bad news for landlords – thankfully there are steps you can take to protect your property. Remember – regular inspections can be a good way of ensuring the property is in good working order throughout the year, also ask your tenant to inform you if they are going to be away from the property during a period of bad weather. Take a look at the below things to look out for when you’re weather-proofing your property. External walls Seal any gaps in external walls to prevent cold air and water entering the property. Garden
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Tenants Overholding – Are They Protected By The Winter Eviction Ban?

29/11/2022 Question: I served a notice of termination in December 2021 on the grounds of personal use, I returned from abroad in the Summer of 2022 and require my property for my own dwelling. The vacation date was the 1/7/2022 , the tenant did not leave and a case was taken with the RTB . The notice was found to be valid by the RTB  and a determination order  was made on 25th October 2022  for the tenanat to vacate the property within 14 days. Is this Tenant protected by the winter eviction ban?   Response: Based on the information
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