Frequently Asked Questions
1. How do I reserve a home ?
A €5000 booking deposit payable through your solicitor to the developer’s solicitor is sufficient for you to reserve the new home of your choice.
2. Is my booking deposit refundable?
Your booking deposit is refundable up until the point when you sign the purchase contracts at your solicitor’s office. At that point you will be obliged to pay over to the developer’s solicitor a total of 10% of the agreed purchase price of the house.
3. At what point am I legally committed to the house purchase?
When you sign the purchase contracts you are legally obliged to proceed with the purchase of the home you have reserved ( subject to being able to drawdown your mortgage, if applicable).
4. How long will it take for my new home to be constructed?
Generally it takes a maximum of 5 months from when your contract is signed to completion of your new home.
5. Will I have an input into the build process?
Yes , you will be required to attend several meetings on site during the construction phase to decide on the position of radiators, power/tv points etc and to discuss any extra requirements that you may have.
6. Can I make alterations to the house plans?
Yes, depending on the particular House Type and assuming full compliance with building regulations , there is often scope to amend the size and shape of rooms and every effort will be made to accommodate your personal requirements in this respect.
7. Do I have a choice of finishes?
Yes, each home is offered with a full interior fit out package as standard and you will therefore be able to choose your style of paints, carpets, flooring, tiling, fireplace, kitchen, appliances and wardrobes via our list of designated suppliers.
8. Is the structure of the house covered by an insurance scheme?
All houses constructed by Ventura Homes Ltd are certified by Homebond which provides the mandatory 10 year structural guarantee.
9. Will I need to appoint my own advisers ?
During the build and purchase process you will need to appoint a solicitor, a valuer ( from your bank’s panel of valuers ), and an engineer to oversee the construction process on your behalf.
10.What happens at the handing over of the keys to my new home?
You will have access to your new home once the final legal documents have been completed and the full payment has been received by the developer’s solicitor.