Buying Property

I take the stress out of the legal process. I provide clear advice and information at the start of the purchase, so you know what to expect.

Shona Madden

Watch the recent FB live with Shona Madden and first time buyers

We have 10 years experience in property law and we can answer all your property law questions.

Before you complete your house purchase

Tips about buying your first home from Madden Law

Solicitor Drogheda


Make sure you know the stamp duty and Land Registry fees. These fees will be paid to your solicitor in advance of completion.

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Get a full structural survey of  second hand house, by a suitable professional. Get this done before contracts are signed. 

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A refundable booking deposit will be paid to the selling agent. Then the balance of the 10% deposit will be paid when contracts are being signed. 

conveyancing costs

Before completion

Carry out a visual inspection of the property, before the balance of the purchase price is exchanged. 

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You must sign the purchase deed after completion. Your solicitor will then submit the change of ownership application to the Property Registration Authority. 

What our clients say about us

  • Practical and very professional experience buying a house with Shona’s calm approach. Would highly recommend.

    Recent client
  • Outstanding service all round and a complete joy to deal with- would recommend in a heartbeat and hope to deal again soon!

    Client January 2019
  • Shona goes over and above, extremely efficient, friendly, informative and excellent communication throughout the buying/selling process. A calming influence during a very stressful time.

    Client December 2018

Buying at an auction? Get the legal documents checked

  • Contact me with the lot number and I’ll provide you with a fixed cost for report on the legal documents in advance of the auction.

    Shona Madden, Solicitor Drogheda
    Shona Madden
Get a full breakdown of the legal costs involved in buying a property with Madden Law.

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