Blog

Diarmaid Condon’s blog – for independent commentary and analysis on what is happening in the overseas property industry.

Apr 092016
 
Spanish Gift Tax Refund

If you paid Spanish Gift tax in the past 4 years you were probably overcharged. Due to an EU ruling you are most likely entitled to a refund and, if you qualify, there is a 100% reclaim success rate.

Apr 032016
 
MRI is Back in Business

Darragh MacAnthony is back in business. He is hoping his Florida Homes LLC, Spain Homes SL and America Homes Expo companies will rekindle the flame of overseas property buying that made his name.

Apr 012016
 
Spanish Inheritance Tax Reclaim

If you paid Spanish Inheritance or Gift tax in the past 4 years you were probably overcharged. Due to an EU ruling you are most likely entitled to a refund and, if you qualify, there is a 100% reclaim success rate.

Mar 142016
 
David Drumm Trial

If you bought from an Irish developer from 2000 to 2009 the chances are David Drumm’s Anglo Irish Bank was behind the funding. His trial will be of interest to a lot of property investors in Ireland.

Feb 262016
 
Michael Lynn Trial

The much anticipated Michael Lynn Trial will begin once he has been extradited from Brazil, The trial will be covered fully here once it starts. In the meantime this is a brief overview of the history to the case.

Feb 162016
 
Michael Lynn Extradition

The much anticipated Michael Lynn Extradition from Brazil is now imminent. The former Irish Solicitor fled on the back of allegations that he defrauded multiple Irish banks of more than €80 million.