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The Connacht Property Auction held its second public auction of 2015 on Thursday last in Galway city.
Auction results remain strong with ninety two per cent of homes sold at The Connacht Property Auction
The Connacht Property Auction held its second public auction of 2015 on Thursday last Galway city. In total there were 25 properties offered for sale, and as the spring season settled in the auction team noted increasing demand from both local buyers and those from further afield including the UK and US.
The third round of the Valvoline Irish Forest Rally Championship, the Moonraker Forest Rally run by the Munster Car Club took place in Ballyvourney, Co Cork, on Sunday. Four members of Mayo and District Motorsport Club made the trip south as part of a quality entry list competing on 64 kilometres of forestry rallying.
There was considerable interest in a Main Street property in Ballyhaunis at the first Connacht Property Auction of the year.
With the next public auction taking place on February 26, The Connacht Property Auction has noted a significant number of buyers are looking to purchase quickly, before their mortgage approval expires. With new rules introduced by the Central Bank, buyers will need larger deposits to purchase property. However purchasers with existing mortgage approval can still purchase under the old rules, until their approval expires. The new rules mean first time buyers need a 10 per cent deposit up to €220,000 and 20 per cent on the purchase price over this amount. Other residential buyers need 20 per cent deposits while investors need 30 per cent. There are some cases where flexibility will be allowable, but in general, larger deposits will be needed when purchasing property.
The fourth Connacht Property Auction of 2014 was held on Tuesday November 11 in the Menlo Park Hotel, Galway. There has been a lot of positivity in the property market this year and the auctions held by The Connacht Property Auction were proof of this. The auctions in 2014 have had an 87 per cent average sold ratio which each auction offering between 20 and 30 properties. In addition to this, many more properties were sold on the online auctions which are growing in popularity due to the high volume of sales being achieved by the auction team.
The Connacht Property Auction is expecting strong interest at its upcoming November 11 auction due to the Budget announcement regarding the capital gains relief. The capital gains tax relief means buyers who purchase properties in 2014 will not be liable for capital gains for the first seven years of ownership. This relief will come to an end on December 31, and The Connacht Property Auction is expecting strong interest in properties due to this upcoming change. With expected strong interest in the coming months, the auction team is now inviting entries for its ongoing online auctions and upcoming November 11 auction.
During his recent and very meaningful state visit to Britain, and his address to the joint Houses of Parliament, President Michael Daniel Higgins slipped in the fact that his father, John, had fought in Ireland’s struggle for Independence.*
The Connacht Property Auction will take place on March 26 in the Clayton Hotel, Galway, and the auction firm has confirmed strong interst in the lots on offer.
The upcoming Connacht Property Auction, which will take place on March 26 in the Clayton Hotel, Galway, offers a large variety of properties all across Connacht. The auction will feature a large selection of properties from around the province including residential homes and investments, commercial properties, and agricultural holdings. Strong interest is expected in the lots on offer after the success of the November auction where 22 out of 27 properties were sold.