This title uncovers the best places to buy. It gives the lowdown on visas, job-hunting and education. It covers the details of finding a property: choosing types of accommodation, renovating and security. It offers specialist advice on mortgages, taxes, surveys and conveyancing. It helps with the challenges of settling-in: understanding the society, the law and the language.
Cathy Gerrard was born in Dublin and has lived in Hungary and Italy. She has worked as a language teacher, director of a language school and as a writer and editor for an e-learning company. She now works as a freelance writer. Joseph McArdle is a member of both the Irish and English Bars. He has practised commercial law in Ireland and for the past ten years has been a legal consultant to newly independent countries in Eastern Europe.