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Almost 10,000 Help-to-Buy claims processed since scheme began... but it could face the axe next year
# Housing Scheme
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# Housing Scheme

Almost 10,000 Help-to-Buy claims processed since scheme began... but it could face the axe next year

Jan 5th 2019, 12:05 AM 25,743 Views 35 Comments

The government has consistently faced criticism that the scheme has actually helped to increase house prices.

TD says Revenue is fining homeowners who were approved for Help-to-Buy scheme 'in error'
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# Housing

TD says Revenue is fining homeowners who were approved for Help-to-Buy scheme 'in error'

Mar 22nd 2018, 8:28 AM 29,748 Views 36 Comments

Michael Moynihan said people are being asked to pay more than €100,000 to Revenue.

Help-to-buy scheme has cost more than originally anticipated From TheJournal.ie

Help-to-buy scheme has cost more than originally anticipated

Dec 29th 2017, 6:30 PM 13,354 Views 28 Comments

Originally the scheme was estimated to cost the Exchequer €50m.

Over 500 home-buyers have got the maximum €20,000 Help-to-Buy relief
# First Time Buyers
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# First Time Buyers

Over 500 home-buyers have got the maximum €20,000 Help-to-Buy relief

Dec 23rd 2017, 6:15 AM 9,364 Views 3 Comments

Around €62 million has been paid to developers under the scheme.

Poll: Should the Help to Buy scheme be scrapped?
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# Your Say

Poll: Should the Help to Buy scheme be scrapped?

Sep 23rd 2017, 10:48 AM 16,480 Views 34 Comments

Under the scheme, first-time home buyers are able to apply for a grant of up to €20,000.

'This is for builders not working-class people' - The letters sent to Coveney after Help-To-Buy announcement
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# Help To Buy

'This is for builders not working-class people' - The letters sent to Coveney after Help-To-Buy announcement

Sep 23rd 2017, 6:00 AM 25,515 Views 33 Comments

Then Housing Minister Coveney received a number of letters about the scheme.

'We need the Help to Buy scheme. It boosts supply and helps first-time buyers purchase new homes'
# Opinion
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# Opinion

'We need the Help to Buy scheme. It boosts supply and helps first-time buyers purchase new homes'

Jul 14th 2017, 6:15 AM 3,258 Views 58 Comments

The scheme is under review before the benefits of the scheme have had the time to come to fruition, writes Tom Parlon.

House prices in Dublin rise by €32,000 in six months
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# Property Ladder

House prices in Dublin rise by €32,000 in six months

Jul 3rd 2017, 6:10 AM 17,611 Views 34 Comments

The Help-to-Buy scheme appears to have contributed to house price inflation, according to a new report.

Outside Dublin, house prices in Galway are rising at the fastest rate of any Irish city
# Survey
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# Survey

Outside Dublin, house prices in Galway are rising at the fastest rate of any Irish city

Jun 28th 2017, 9:44 PM 19,672 Views 13 Comments

The survey from Sherry Fitzgerald suggests that early indicators suggest a “positive impact of the help to buy scheme”.

Frenzied demand for Help to Buy scheme before it's scrapped 'could push up prices'
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# House Prices

Frenzied demand for Help to Buy scheme before it's scrapped 'could push up prices'

Jun 20th 2017, 6:05 AM 12,159 Views 36 Comments

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy says the scheme is under review, with reports it could be wound up in the next Budget.

Help-to-buy scheme is 'of course' pushing up house prices - Central Bank
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# Philip Lane

Help-to-buy scheme is 'of course' pushing up house prices - Central Bank

Apr 4th 2017, 11:13 AM 16,248 Views 58 Comments

The Central Bank governor said that the market could correct itself in the long term.

House price growth 'unexpectedly slowed' in Dublin in December
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# Pause

House price growth 'unexpectedly slowed' in Dublin in December

Feb 10th 2017, 2:18 PM 12,945 Views 28 Comments

Experts say new schemes to help buyers are likely to push prices up again.

Most people who used the Help to Buy scheme to get a house didn't really need it
# What's The Point
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# What's The Point

Most people who used the Help to Buy scheme to get a house didn't really need it

Feb 8th 2017, 4:51 PM 21,429 Views 18 Comments

The scheme aims to allow first-time buyers to purchase homes with only a 10% deposit.

Could shared ownership help to solve some of Ireland's housing problems?
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# Help To Buy

Could shared ownership help to solve some of Ireland's housing problems?

Jan 29th 2015, 2:44 PM 4,437 Views 1 Comment

The scheme was previously phased out because of a “very significant easing of affordability”.