Frequently Asked Questions
Below is a list of frequently asked question on Ground Rents.
How do I buy out my Ground Rent? How can I get the freehold of my property?
If the property is a private dwelling/house there are two ways of buying out the Leasehold that is with the Consent of the Landlord or by Arbitration that is through the Land Registry. Please see the Practice Direction on Ground Rents in the Legal Practices section of this website, and the Guidelines for Ground Rents Purchase Scheme in the Services section.
What forms should I lodge?
Lodge Form A and Form C for the Consent cases and Form B and Form D for Arbitration cases.
Where is the Ground Rents office?
The Ground Rents Office is located in Tailte Éireann, Chancery Street, Dublin 7.
What are your office opening hours?
Our opening hours are 10:00 to 16:00. Appointments are by appointment only through our appointment booking site.
What are your fees?
The administration fee is €30 for the Consent cases where the Applicant resides on the property and €65 where the Applicant does not. For the Arbitration cases the fee is €105 where the Applicant resides on the property and €195 where the Applicant does not.