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Merry Christmas 2023

The whole team at Fitzsimons Redmond LLP wish you a very merry Christmas and a happy new year! We are incredibly thankful to have worked with such wonderful clients, colleagues and others in 2023. Our office will close on 22nd December 2023, and will re-open on 3rd January 2024.

Congratulations John!

We are delighted to share the award received by John Redmond today from the Law Society of Ireland, in recognition of John’s commitment to legal services and his clients over the last forty (plus) years!

John has been with Fitzsimons Redmond since he qualified in 1980. He became a partner in the firm in 1984. He is also a Notary Public and a Commissioner for Oaths.

He specialises in property law, and is recognised as one of Ireland’s leading experts in both commercial and residential property, offering a wealth of experience. We are all so proud to see his experience, dedication, and expertise being recognised in this Award!

Pyrite Remediation Scheme

The Pyrite Resolution Act 2013 provides for the making of the Pyrite Remediation Scheme for certain dwellings affected by reactive pyrite and for the establishment of the Pyrite Resolution Board (PRB) to manage the implementation of such scheme. The Pyrite Remediation Scheme is for the remediation of eligible dwellings that have a damage condition rating of 2 as a result of pyritic heave caused by the swelling of hardcore under ground floor slabs.

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BUYING A NEWLY BUILT HOME – THE POSITIVES & THE PITFALLS

After a period of little or no activity developers are now increasingly engaged in building and selling new houses and apartments. The attractions of buying a newly built residence are (or at any rate should be) that:
- It is designed and built to current standards and accordingly will be more energy efficient and less expensive to run;
- Apart from furnishings and decoration it should not be necessary to incur significant expenditure on renovations and repairs;
- The Purchaser may be able to avail of the “Help to Buy” incentives;
- The Purchaser may (to some extent) be able to choose finishes (and in some cases “extras”) to customise the property;
- If problems emerge in the works done the Purchaser may be able to look to the developer or to avail of an insurance backed scheme (such as Homebond or Premier Guarantee) to deal with them.

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