Moving up the property ladder in Letterkenny

Moving up the property ladder is something you and many Letterkenny homeowners may be planning in the near future. To help you make the move a little easier – and even sooner than you think – there are several simple steps that upwardly mobile house hunters can take. With a large number of local mortgage … Continued

How a mortgage in Donegal compares to renting in Dublin

Getting a mortgage in Donegal could save people renting a home in Dublin more than €1000 per month. If you are thinking about moving home from Dublin to Donegal or even relocating to the National Geographic’s official ‘Coolest Place on the Planet’ then there are certainly strong financial reasons to do so. It’s an attractive … Continued

Buy-to-let in Letterkenny offering high rental returns

Buy-to-let investors in Letterkenny are experiencing some of the best rental yields on record for the area. Rental returns for investors who own property in the town and its environs have never been greater. The demand for rental property is being driven by a lack of supply of new housing stock in the area, resulting … Continued

Downsizing in Donegal with Sherry FitzGerald Rainey

Downsizing from the family home can be one of the most emotional decisions homeowners in Letterkenny are likely to make. It needs careful consideration but can have a raft of benefits both practical and financial. Huge demand for all types of residential properties – especially those ideal for families in Letterkenny and Donegal – mean … Continued

Should I take a fixed rate or variable mortgage?

One of the most frequently asked questions anyone seeking finance to purchase a property in Donegal will ask is “should I opt for a fixed rate or variable rate mortgage?” Both come with pros and cons and there is no definitive answer as to which is best – each individual case will have its own … Continued

Letterkenny free home appraisals uptake reflects growing confidence

Confidence is growing in Letterkenny’s housing market as the upward trend in Ireland’s economic growth is forecasted to continue. Letterkenny home owners, who may have been waiting for the right time to sell for a considerable period, are now taking the first steps towards making a long awaited move by opting to have their properties … Continued

St Eunan’s GAA Competition

Here at Sherry FitzGerald Rainey we’ve been delighted to support St Eunan’s GAA by offering one of our Facebook fans the chance to win a house in the most sought after development in Letterkenny. It’s our latest Facebook initiative and we’ve been overwhelmed by the unbelievable response the social media campaign has garnered online. Our … Continued

Broadband and your new Donegal home

House hunters in Donegal will always have a list of prerequisites for their ideal new home. You’ll take into consideration the size of the house, location, distance of travel from work to school etc. But over recent years and in this ever digitally dependent world of wi-fi, tablets and streaming, broadband provision is becoming an … Continued

3 wonderful Donegal holiday homes for the perfect escape

Donegal holiday homes have long been popular with purchasers and holidaymakers alike especially in recent years when holidaying at home has become the new going away. Of course, Donegal – its scenery, its people, its remoteness – makes for a gloriously wonderful setting for that holiday home you’ve always dreamed of. The staycation trend continues … Continued

Going, going, gone – house auction illustrates demand rise

The current scale of demand for property in Donegal was adequately illustrated by the impressive sale prices achieved for local homes during last week’s Sherry Fitzgerald public auction in Dublin. Leopardstown Pavilion was the venue for the auction which featured two Donegal properties among its 17 lots. Both the three-bedroom, semi-detached house and the large, … Continued