Maria Clifford, Director Liberty Blue, discusses the Health and Safety obligations of landlords in her latest video (which you can… Read More
In this three-minute read, we look at why regular inspections should be central to your property management strategy. When you’re… Read More
This three-minute read gives you a few ideas to consider when choosing your removal company in Waterford.
Getting the right people to help you move home is so important. This means your estate agent, your solicitor, and the people that will do the physical heavy lifting. Choosing the right removal company will make a big difference, not only on moving day itself, but before, and after, your move.
This three-minute read will help you maximise the kerb appeal for your Waterford property. They say you you have 20… Read More
If you’re looking for a property to rent out, it’s important to understand the numbers involved. You may have inherited a property and are thinking of letting it. Use the information here to identify if that is a prudent thing to do or if the capital from selling the property could be better invested.
At Liberty Blue Estate Agents we have noticed a trend change when it comes to buyers looking for their first home. Previously most buyers wanted a home that was pretty much turn-key.
However, in the past year, there has been a stronger demand from buyers looking for a home which can offer them a project. The result is that older townhouses which had been left aside and looking sad are being bought by buyers who see their potential. These buyers want to invest the time and energy into a redesign and retrofit.
In this two-minute read, we share some simple ideas to improve your garden.
Covid restrictions have affected the housing market in many ways, from virtual viewings to a complete lack of supply but something else has occurred too. Outside space and gardens are fastly becoming a wishlist priority for both buyers and renters. Here some tips for making the most of your outside space.
In this two-minute read, we look at useful information which you might want to share with your agent to satisfy inquisitive buyers.
You can often tell whether a viewer is keen on a property from the questions they ask. And in our experience, the more specific the question, the warmer the prospect. When it comes to preparing for a sale, the more information that you can share with your agent, the better. Here are five typical questions to get you thinking.
Plenty of interesting reading recently about the property market and why now is not the time to buy property according to David Mc Williams.
Even the economic experts admit that they got it wrong over the last 12 months. Regina Mangan discusses the latest Daft report and her thoughts on where the market is going
In this two-minute read, we show you how to keep calm and in control when letting your Waterford property.
The idea that investing in rental property is easy passive income is a myth. Letting and managing rental property can be stressful, especially for inexperienced or accidental landlords.
This month sees the championing of Stress Awareness Month; an annual event which recognises the dangers of modern-day stress and provides valuable coping strategies. If you are wading through tenancy treacle, read our top tips to temper your tension.
In this three-minute read, we look at some simple and affordable projects to help sell your home faster and probably for a higher price, too.
It’s DIY Day on the 3rd of April and if you’re planning to sell your home, here are six easy things you can do yourself to help sell it quickly. They are simple, straightforward, and inexpensive ways to improve your home’s look and value. Happy DIY Day!
In this three-minute read, we explain why it pays for landlords to review the management of their property.
Spring is traditionally a time for a good tidy up and clear out. If you’re a landlord, it’s also an excellent opportunity to give your property management strategy a once-over.
Taking the time to review what is and isn’t working with your investment will save you money and energy further down the track.
Sellers frequently ask us for advice when it comes to selling their home. One question often asked is how best to… Read More
I recently sale agreed a lovely site in Stradbally County Waterford. We are also selling two amazing sites in Cheekpoint with breathtaking waterfront views. With all the enquiries I received, I thought it would be a good idea to invite an expert to our Waterford Property Watch segment to answer some frequently asked questions about residential planning permission.
So I got in touch with a planning permmision expert…
We list the five simple things we’re looking forward to when lockdown lifts in this two-minute read.
With the end to lockdown now in sight, it’s impossible not to think excitedly ahead to spring and summer.
We know we won’t be able to do everything all at once – but we can live with that.
You should never underestimate the importance of carrying out annual rent reviews to maintain the value of your property. Not only do rent reviews keep your income at the current market value but they also ensure your property achieves the maximum potential price, should you wish to sell. Find out why in this 2 minute read.
Did you know that the Solas Cancer Support Centre in Willimastown is 10 years old today!! Maria Clifford – AuctioCneer – Liberty Blue Estate Agents chats to Tracy McDaid about the great work they do, even during lockdown. The Solas Centre in Williamstown provides cancer support for those affected by cancer and their relatives, from; one to one counselling and group mindfullness sessions to Zoom yoga classes and even online art classes!
In this three-minute read, we look at the paint colours that are making a splash in 2021. For millions of us Irish, getting through this pandemic has been a case of “Keep Calm and Carry On with DIY”.
To stop ourselves from climbing the walls from boredom and frustration, we’ve turned to painting them.
When it comes to renting your property, the most important thing you must do is to select the right tenant. There are no second chances, you must get this right from day one. Afterall your property may be one of the biggest assets you own. Do not leave things to chance. If you do not choose the right tenants, you will enter a world of financial and emotional stress.
The past year has presented a challenge to many landlords who find themselves with a vacant property which may require both work and new tenants. It has been especially tricky for landlords living outside of Waterford. Despite everything, the rental market throughout Waterford has been very strong. We are attracting good prospective tenants who are relocating to Waterford, seeking quality rented accommodation.
Do I need to have planning permission for my septic tank when selling my home?
When selling your property and if you have your own septic tank you need to make sure you have planning permission from your council. There is a stringent set of regulations that must be followed and requirements that need to be met.
In our latest video, Regina discusses the latest Government restrictions and today’s announcement from IPAV in relation to viewing properties for sale or rent. What is allowed and what isn’t? and how Liberty Blue are operating under these restrictions.
Maria Clifford, Auctioneer and Director of Liberty Blue Estate Agents & Auctioneers Waterford, discusses what is currently happening in the Waterford property market and why now could be an excellent time to sell your property.
Find out what she has to say in our latest video
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Hot off the press!! Selling Waterford: the Liberty Blue Magazine
Maria Clifford, Auctioneer, discusses the ‘top of the town’ in her latest Waterford property report. Did you know that there… Read More
The Dream announcement was made today. Liberty Blue Estate Agents are thrilled with the today’s Government confirmation of the funding… Read More
“Hey Regina, how will you get by now you can’t sell or rent during lock down?” “We’re always open for… Read More
In this webinar, facilitated by our very own Regina Mangan, Rob Cass from Falcon Real Estate Development explains how the North Quays project is… Read More
We received a lovely testimonial from our former client Éadaoin that we are delighted to share. Éadaoin engaged us to… Read More
Are you thinking of selling your home? Perhaps you are not sure where to start. There are three vital components. I am… Read More
Thinking of selling your home? Check out my top questions to ask yourself.
Maria Clifford has some fantastic advice to share this week about the questions you should ask yourself if you are considering putting your home on the market.
Right now it’s commonly said, “we are all in this together,” and yes we are in this together. However, we… Read More
Pat Dunphy of Permanent TSB discusses Mortgage approval during COVID 19 with Regina.
Maria Clifford, Auctioneer, discusses making an investment in property post-COVID 19 Are you wondering when is the right time to… Read More
Regina, the Liberty Blue Estate Agents owner, discusses conveyancing, particularly ‘how to speed up the sales process’ with Solicitor Aisling Cahill. This is the first in a series of Instagram live discussions with property professionals.
Find out how you can speed up your sales process with a host of helpful tips and suggestions.
Does your current space work for you with all the changes you have had to adapt to recently?
If moving and selling is something you need to do in the months to come, did you know that you can have your home valued remotely? The IPAV (Institute of Professional Valuers and Auctioneers ) have members in every county who can assist you. You can get started now, even with COVID 19. You can find your local IPAV registered auctioneer here.
There was some positive news this week in relation to the Waterford North Quays development involving the announcement of funding under the National Transport Authority’s Sustainable Transport Measures Grant.
In this week’s property update, Maria Clifford, Auctioneer, discusses the beautiful estate of Bowefield, nestled on the hilltop of Gracedieu, just outside Waterford city.
Want to know how much houses in Bowefield and River Park sell for?
How many homes sold here last year?…..
In this episode, our host, Regina Mangan of Liberty Blue Estate Agents has a really positive chat to Niall Harrington of Fewer Harrington & Partners about what’s on the horizon for Waterford in 2020 (and beyond), including…
Waterford Landlord Advice Event Update Thank you to everyone who came along to our inaugural Landlord Briefing event in March.… Read More
Have you watched Tidying Up with Marie Kondo yet? I’ve just seen one episode and I’m so inspired! She has… Read More
Why are Waterford’s rents still such good value? Daft.ie released their quarterly rent report for Q3 2018 with some surprising… Read More
The Landlord and Tenant Relationship – Communication is key There is so much in the media that pitches landlords and… Read More
Regina Mangan, Liberty Blue Estate Agents Waterford, gives expert advice on why your home should ‘Smell Well to Sell Well’.… Read More
Helpful advice from Tara Kelly, Mortgage Broker, on how to get the best mortgage available for you. From what you need to what things to avoid, a must watch video for anyone thinking of buying their first house.
Regina shares the values of Liberty Blue Estate Agents
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Regina shares her takeaways from the Pendulum Summit
Regina discusses the importance of customer service in her latest video.