Property Conference - Investing in Property Recorded


The property market has made a remarkable recovery in recent years and investors have been returning to this asset class as a part of their overall investment strategy.

If you are considering investing in either residential or commercial property or advise clients in this area, this online course will provide you with invaluable insights and facts that will inform key investment decisions.


Venue details:  
Online, Chartered Accountant House,
Start date & time:  
01 January 2018 00:00
End date & time:  
01 January 2020 00:00
Price: €137.00  (€137.00 Member price)
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CPD online course
Investment business
This course was originally recorded in 2018.  Below was the agenda on the day.

A review of Ireland’s commercial property market - Is it Really Different this Time?
The Residential Buy-to-Let Mortgage Market
Direct taxation of property
Indirect Investment in Property
Legal Considerations when Investing in Property
VAT and Property – Current Issues
Capital allowances for property developments and purchases 

Hear from an industry expert. This presentation will look at how the property market has evolved since the previous peak 10 years ago, the reality of what is happening on the ground in each sector of the market today and the outlook for the year ahead. It will cover offices, retail, Industrial & logistics, hotels, development and investment.

Speaker: Marie Hunt, Executive Director, Head of Research CBRE

The Residential Buy-to-Let Mortgage Market

This practical presentation will not only give a comprehensive overview of the residential Buy-to-Let mortgage market in Ireland, it will also review interesting case studies covering both new and existing property investors and the various strategies they have adopted within this fast growing market.  

Speakers: Fergal McGrath, CEO & cofounder of Dilosk and Donal Corbett, Head of Treasury Dilosk

Dilosk is a specialist mortgage lender who entered the market through the acquisition of the long established ICS Mortgages brand from Bank of Ireland in 2014.  They launched a specialist Buy-to-Let mortgage business last year.

Direct taxation of property

  • Considering the options of holding property individually v a company
  • Tax planning for property capital gains tax
  • Tax planning for property capital acquisitions tax

Speaker: James Bradley

Indirect Investment in Property

  • Property funds (those typically offered by life companies for pension or investment bond purposes)
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)
  • Property ETFs
  • Bespoke/private securitised property transactions
  • Direct property acquisition via a self-directed pension
  • Review of tax rates and associated costs of the options
  • Pros and Cons of gearing  

Speaker Yann Harrison RBK – Director Wealth Management

Legal Considerations when Investing in Property

This presentation will deal with the stages in a real estate investment transaction and the key documentation involved. It will highlight the common legal issues that can arise in transactions and how they can be dealt with pre and post completion.

Derville has over 10 years’ experience in real estate matters including investment acquisitions and disposals, development, hotel, office and warehousing/logistics sectors. She acts for Irish and international investors, public bodies, investor firms and financial institutions.

Speaker: Derville White ByrneWallace

  VAT and Property – Current Issues

  • Waivers of Exemption – Common pitfalls
  • Sales of let property – TOB or not TOB
  • Legacy Leases – Transactions post July 2008
  • Anti-avoidance measures – Avoid costly mistakes

Speaker: Gabrielle Dillon Director- Dermot O'Brien & Associates

Capital allowances for property developments and purchases  

Capital allowances are a complex area and this presentation will focus on the issues that you as investors and advisers are likely to face on a practical level. It will explain how to make claims that provide a low-risk and tax compliant solution to reducing the tax liability of a business. It will highlight wear and tear allowance claims for property expenditure, who can claim and how to do so. It will detail what expenditure qualifies, the value of the relief in different scenarios as well as an overview of the accelerated capital allowances scheme. From a practical perspective you will be provided with case studies of actual claims to demonstrate the value of claims and the issues that can arise.

Speaker: Philip O Connor, Consultant, Gateley Capitus Limited