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Changes to Residential Rentals Legislation

A "to let" sign on a building
As most landlords and tenants are aware of the Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (Covid-19) Act 2020, banned all rent increases and tenancy terminations in residential lettings, with limited exceptions, during Covid-19. This legislation was introduced on the 27th March 2020, however, it was revoked on 1st August 2020. Many landlords and tenants have contacted us at Winters Property ...
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What can be done about short-let comings and goings?

Q I own an apartment in a small block in Galway city centre. One of the apartments in my building appears to be rented short-term as there are quite a lot of different people staying for a few days, arriving with suitcases and often waiting outside the front door of the building for someone to arrive to let them in. Generally, the people staying are polite and quiet and very friendly, but on...
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Best Places for a Staycation

Staycation Ireland Summer 2020, the year of the staycation! Many families are choosing to holiday at home with a reluctance of going abroad, so what better time to rediscover our unique country than now. When searching closer to home for those hidden gems Ireland has to offer, why not consider Galway for the perfect holiday this year.  Galway has made it into the top 5 sought after dest...
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The timber fencing between my house and the neighbours has completely broken down. Who is responsible?

The following piece is a query which was sent to Winters Property Management Galway which Peter Nicklin, Senior Property Manager was asked to respond too. Winters  Property Management has over twenty years experience in the management of residential and commercial property. All our property managers are licensed by the Property Regulator and as a business, we are members of both the Socie...
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Guidance for Multi-Unit Developments and Residential Owners’ Management Companies During Coronavirus (Covid-19)

At WPM we pride ourselves on setting best practise and redefining industry standards. The Housing Agency in conjunction with the Society of Chartered Surveyors and IPAV have issued their formal guidance for Owner Management Companies on operating as we move through the COVID19 crisis. Our MD, Enda Mc Guane and our Head of Property Management, Noel Daly were to the forefront of the developme...
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