The Property Panel’s Pre-Auction Seminar for Home Buyers & Investors

Following the significant level of interest in Ireland’s first distressed property auction at the Shelbourne Hotel last month, The Property Panel are hosting a Pre-Auction Seminar for Home Buyers and Investors. The seminar, which will take place from 6pm – 8pm on Wednesday May 25th at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin 8 will prepare buyers for the next auction on July 6th.

The seminar will include informative presentations from The Property Panel subject matter experts including but not limited to:

Paula ter Brake – The Property and Financial Services Consultant to The Property Panel will discuss the process of obtaining pre auction mortgage approval and understanding the insurance risk of buying property at auction.

Carol Tallon
– The Buyers Broker to The Property Panel will address the issue of establishing market value and discuss how home buyers and investors can identify which properties represent the best long term value.

Ken Byrne
– Architect & Barry McGann – Consulting Engineer to The Property Panel will take prospective buyers through a guide for underwriting the physical condition of the property pre auction.

Fiachra Baynes – Solicitor to The Property Panel will advise on the legal activity required in advance of the auction, specifically the title review, addendums to lot particulars and the risks associated to buying distressed property stock.

Attendees will come away with a clear picture of what needs to be done in the six week lead up to the auction, what will happen on the day and the closing process thereafter.

The fee for attending this comprehensive seminar is €25.00. Seating is limited to 50 so advance booking is recommended. Please contact for further information.


Following the seminar all attendees are invited to join The Property Panel for a book launch and wine reception hosted by Carol Tallon, published Author of the Irish Property Buyers Handbook 2011. Well known for her regular media and radio features as the Irish property buyers’ champion, Carol was the property writer for Propertywise magazine and continues to contribute to national and local press.


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