Buying a home

Your step by step guide for buying

Looking for your dream home?
Here's your step by step guide how to get it…

Step 1. Register

Register with McGranaghan Estate to receive the latest properties that match your criteria.

To be automatically informed by email of properties in your preferred location and price range as they come on the market, sign up to our electronic mailing list. If you prefer to receive updates to your mobile phone click here to sign up to our SMS.

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Step 2. Contact us

Contact any of our branches by phone, e-mail or simply pop into the office for some professional and friendly advice.

Early viewing of properties is always recommended in order to secure a property.

Step 3. Financial Advice

Contact any of our 3 offices and we will arrange a meeting with McGranaghan financial advisers…

Telephone 90 30 90 30, to see if you can afford the property.

Step 4. View the property

Contact the office to make an appointment to arrange a viewing.

Please note if you are unable to attend a viewing you must inform our office. If your appointment is out of hours please email your cancellation to… stating name, telephone number and address of property.

Failure to attend an appointment will result in a £25.00 fine. Please contact our office on 90 30 90 30 for further details.

Step 5. Submit an offer

Contact the office to submit an offer but remember you might have to pay stamp duty. This is a government tax payable by the purchaser on a house sale. This is calculated on the value of the agreed purchase price.

Check with your solicitor regarding stamp duty or visit:

Note: Taxation rates can change due to government policy.

Step 6. Sale agreed

When the vendor has agreed a sale we will contact you immediately.

Step 7. Legal

You will need to appoint a solicitor to handle the paperwork involved in purchasing a property. We would highly recommend:

O'Hare Solicitors
Telephone: 90 23 48 00

M Ferguson Solicitors
Telephone: 90 38 20 30

Step 8. Mortgage Offer

We will need confirmation that you have received a mortgage offer.

Step 9. Exchange of Contracts

It usually takes from 6-8 weeks for a property to complete once it has been agreed.

Solicitors will exchange contracts for both parties to sign.

Step 10. Completion

Your solicitor will request funds from your mortgage company and once the vendor's (seller) solicitor is in funds they will contact us with the instruction to hand over the keys to your new home.

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