First time buyers will be out in force at the next O’Donnellan & Joyce auction on December 14, when the company will place 12 properties under the auction hammer. According to Anne Harding of O’Donnellan & Joyce auctioneers this is a tremendous opportunity for first time buyers to acquire spacious family homes around the city.
With mortgage interest relief looking like it will be abolished in the forthcoming Budget, this is a great opportunity for first time buyers to avail of homes at very attractive prices along with obtaining the mortgage interest relief.
The first property which would be of interest to first time buyers is a four bedroom semidetached house located at No 3 Clybaun Court, Knocknacarra. This home is in a very desirable location, within walking distance of Joyce’s Supermarket and all major facilities. The property is in a traffic free cul-de-sac. With an elegant façade and four large bedrooms, the property is in pristine condition. With the current shortage of homes in the Knocknacarra area due to the fact there has been no construction within the area for the last five years, this is a wonderful opportunity to acquire possibly one of the finest houses in this area at a very attractive AMV of €198,000. Open viewings take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2pm to 3pm.
The second property which is bound to attract interest from first time buyers is No 22 Tudor Lawn, Newcastle, a three bedroom semidetached residence with an elegant façade which is a perfect family home internally, and comes with a private rear garden and three large bedrooms. It is in showroom condition internally with no works required. This is the perfect opportunity to acquire a house in an established location, within walking distance of NUIG and within easy access of UHG and city centre. The AMV is €198,000. Open viewings take place on Saturdays and Wednesdays from 11am to 12 noon.
The third property which will be attractive to first time buyers is located within walking distance of the city centre, is a three bed semidetached residence at No 34 Moyola Park, Newcastle. This property has been totally refurbished and modernised to provide the ultimate home in the ultimate location. It is a rarity for properties to come on the market in this locality and this property has been totally modernised internally with new PVC double glazed windows, a modern kitchen, and it is in exceptionally good condition. Accommodation comprises entrance hall, lounge/optional bedroom, kitchen/breakfast room, three bedrooms, and bathroom. Outside there is a detached garage which is suitable for conversion. The AMV is €195,000. Open viewings take place Saturdays and Wednesdays from 11am to 12 noon.
The fourth property suitable for first time buyers is a four bedroom residence at No 215 Rosan Glas, Old Rahoon Road, Galway. This property is probably the most spacious home on offer, containing substantial accommodation over three floors. It is in mint decorative order and contains four large bedrooms, all with en suites. The AMV is €150,000. Open viewing takes place Saturdays and Wednesdays from 12.30pm to 1.30pm.
On the eastern side of the city O’Donnellan & Joyce will offer No 83 Tara Grove, which is located on the Wellpark Road within one mile of Galway city centre. This property has been totally modernised and is a very attractive semidetached residence. Tara Grove is one of the best properties to come on the market in this area for some time and is presented in superb condition and offers a potential purchaser a home ready to walk into. Tara Grove is regarded as one of the best locations on the eastern side of the city and this is an ideal first time buyer’s home. The AMV is €165,000. Open viewing takes place on Saturdays and Wednesdays from 12.30pm 1.30pm.
The next home is a superb detached residence located at No 41 Caiseal Cam, Roscam. This is a beautiful family residence located within 15 minutes of the city centre. No 41 is a stunning detached residence presented in exceptional condition. This is the perfect first time buyer’s home with space in abundance. The AMV is €220,000. Open viewings take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 3.30pm to 4.30pm.
For first time buyers looking for a doer upper, O’Donnellan & Joyce has two properties which are suitable. One of these, a property at No 74 Clareview Park, Ballybane, is a three bedroom mid-terrace residence which requires modernisation internally. However it comes with an AMV of €50,000 which is incredible value for money. Located within walking distance of GMIT, this property would provide the prefect starter home or the ultimate investment. Open viewings take place Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2pm to 3pm. The second is a three bedroom detached bungalow at Beagh, Creagh, Ballinasloe. This home, located on the outskirts of Ballinasloe, is in need of some refurbishment and upgrading but has the potential to convert into a magnificent cottage style family home. It offers exceptional value with an AMV of €50,000. Open viewings take place on Saturdays from 11am to 12 noon.
According to Anne Harding of O’Donnellan & Joyce there has never been a better time for a first time buyer to acquire a home, with the excellent range of properties on offer in the forthcoming auction. “This is the best value and best variety that we have had for some period of time,” she said.
For further details contact the O’Donnellan & Joyce auction team, Colm O’Donnellan 087 2887446, Tony Joyce 086 2529110, or Anne Harding 086 8173335.