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# Apartment

This year
# eviction ban
Landlords selling property will have to give tenant option to buy under new scheme
The First Home Scheme is to be amended to include tenants who wish to buy the property when their landlord is selling up.
Last year
# factcheck
FactCheck: Is the renters' €500 tax credit just worth seven days' rent in Dublin?
The claim was made by a housing charity after the budget was announced.
All time
# Miami
At least 99 unaccounted for and one dead in Miami apartment collapse
Rescuers are still combing the rubble for victims.
# Donnybrook
Permission granted for apartment complex on the site of a former Magdalene Laundry
Dublin City Council granted planning permission for 44 apartments.
# double payment
Government wants property tax reduction law for those paying management fees pushed back six months
Fianna Fail said those paying property tax and management fees are paying on the double.
# Donegal
Woman's body found in Raphoe apartment
The scene has been preserved and the body remains at scene.
# Waterford
Gardaí investigating suspicious death after body of man found in apartment
The body of a man was discovered at the apartment at about 9.20am this morning.
# Dublin
Court hears Donegal man (36) watched Frozen with teenage girl before trying to have sex with her
He was described as a “vulnerable” person with few social skills who viewed the teenager as his girlfriend.
# Dublin Fire Brigade
'Extensive damage' done to apartment block after Clongriffin fire
No injuries occurred in the incident, but extensive damage has been done to the apartment complex.
# Pretty Sweet
A flat in this London complex is about to hit the market for £150 MILLION
The luxury apartment at the city’s famed Admiralty Arch complex is set to be London’s most expensive-ever flat.
# Germany
Woman 'locked away by mother for years' is found by police
She was described as being in a “physically run-down and neglected state”.
# new build
There are 17 two- and three-bed apartments and duplexes in this Lucan development
Almost all have been sold already though…
# flat movement
Irish Water looking at metering apartments from next year
Any changes would take place at the end of next year after the first phase of metering has finished.
# Dream House
What kind of an apartment can €2,500,000 buy you?
Let’s find out.
# Apartment
Houses are becoming less and less affordable... again
But don’t worry, property prices are still well below the boom time peak
# Cork
Gardaí investigate after man's body found in apartment
The man, believed to be aged in his 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene.
# Investigation
Newborn baby dies after falling from fourth floor New York apartment
It’s not yet clear how the baby fell from the window but police are investigating.
# a steal
This London apartment makes the Dublin rental scene look like good value
The internet has beautifully dubbed it a “mattress with walls.”
# Dennis Nilsen
It's not easy to sell a flat once owned by a well-known serial killer
It’s very spacious, at least.
# Cambridgeshire
Manhunt underway after woman's torso found in suitcase
Police are also keen to trace the man’s partner.
# this is the end
This brazen London property ad offered a single bed to rent in someone's kitchen
AND it’s pricey enough too.
# my humble abode
How Grim Is Your Flat?
Take our quiz to find out.
# viewing advised
Five properties to view this weekend… under €500,000
Here are 5 of the best properties under €500,000 you can view this weekend.
# honey i'm home
Drunk man makes incredibly dramatic entrance to his apartment
The music really makes it.
# The Hassle
12 struggles anyone moving to a new flat understands
Finding a place is only the start of it.
Property prices in Dublin are 25% higher than this time last year...
… but that still puts them 37.8% lower than their 2007 peak.
# airbnb
Why stay in a hotel when you can rent a boat?
Take a look around some of the boats on offer on Airbnb.
# nice gaff
This Meath person will swap you an entire apartment in Bulgaria for a car
Maybe the property boom IS over after all.
# For Rent
Can You Guess The Rent On These Dublin Flats?
How well do you know the rising rental market?
# Short end of the stick?
Little relief for renters as Rent Supplement and rent cap omitted from Budget
There was dismay by many groups that the there was nothing to combat spiralling rents.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you keep an eye on your elderly neighbours?
Do you make sure you know how your elderly neighbours are?
# New york houses
The most expensive celebrity homes in New York City
The celebrity super rich are apparently able to afford quite nice houses.
# rare apology
Kim Jong-Un was 'up all night' worrying about apartment block collapse
A 23-storey apartment block collapsed in North Korea last week. One official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the death toll was likely to be “considerable”.
Property prices down in March but still 7.8% higher than this time last year
Prices are still 47 per cent lower than they were in the peak of 2007.
# Close quarters
Odd ad will only rent to two girls sharing a bed
This man doesn’t want just one girl. No way.
# Burglary
Almost half of Irish homeowners do not have a burglar alarm
A survey also found that a quarter of people are leaving spare keys in obvious places outside their homes.
# Ballymun
PICS: One of last Ballymun tower block residents prepares to move
The fifteen storey Joeseph Plunkett tower was cleared for demolition last month.
# Shop Around
Turns out there are savings of up to €362 to be had in the home insurance market
Huge differences have been found in quotes offered by insurance companies, in a survey carried out by the National Consumer Agency.
# 1990s living
8 things anyone who has lived in a Celtic Tiger apartment will understand
Storage heaters and paper-thin walls.