Housing Hand launches in Ireland as the next step in its expansion strategy

Housing Hand is the only rent guarantor service in Ireland International student numbers in Ireland up 45% between 2013 and 2017 (European Migration Network) Irish base positions Housing Hand for future expansion into Europe. The challenge of having to stump up 6 to 12 months’ rent in advance when you don’t meet strict letting criteria […]

What you need to do when moving to a rented property in Ireland

Moving house can be a very exciting time, especially if you are renting for the first time. However, it can be easy to overlook issues if you haven’t had the experience of moving into a property before. This means that your move can be stressful if you do not take the necessary precautions and plan […]

Expert Guide to Renting in Ireland

So you’re thinking of renting in Ireland? The country’s ever-increasing demand for rental accommodation has driven the average rent price up by 70% since bottoming out in late 2011. Students, yuppies and locals alike are all competing for the same types of housing, so you need to know how to rent in Ireland to give […]

What is an Irish Guarantor?

If you are planning on renting anywhere in the Republic of Ireland, you will most likely need to provide an Irish Rent guarantor. First, you will need to know the answer to the question; what is an Irish guarantor? The simple answer is someone who is prepared to pay your rent should you default but […]

IRE OK Risks Standing As Guarantor

What Are Parents Risks Standing As Guarantor? Parents are being warned about the potential financial risk standing as guarantor for their children in shared student accommodation. This is because they could face large debts if housemates fall into rent arrears. Joint and Several Agreements Under ‘joint and several’ tenancy agreements, all tenants and their guarantors […]

IRE OK Recently Moved-in Student Room Life Hacks

As a university student, keeping your grades up, having a relentless social life (FOMO) and after all, that, getting more than a couple of hours of sleep per night easily takes up around 99% of your time and attention. Therefore, it’s no surprise that most student rooms quickly fall into disarray. In order to even […]

IRE OK The Essential Irish Study Abroad Checklist

The new term is approaching and as a result, your Irish Study Abroad preparation should be in full-swing. The days are getting shorter while your study abroad checklist is bound to be growing longer. Planning ahead of time is the key to making the most of your UK study abroad experience, therefore preparing for your […]