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Dáil approves proposal for 10% stamp duty for bulk purchases of 10 or more properties
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Dáil approves proposal for 10% stamp duty for bulk purchases of 10 or more properties

May 19th 2021, 9:45 PM 15,877 Views 59 Comments

The tax change will be effective from tomorrow.

Phased return of construction from 12 April criticised as 'economic and societal own goal'
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Phased return of construction from 12 April criticised as 'economic and societal own goal'

Mar 30th 2021, 9:06 PM 38,772 Views 15 Comments

The Taoiseach said that the resumption of house builds from 12 April includes home refurbishments.

'Relationship status should not define your ability to own a home, but it does'
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# Property Ladder

'Relationship status should not define your ability to own a home, but it does'

Mar 28th 2021, 12:05 AM 83,511 Views 102 Comments
  • As difficult as buying a home can be for couples, single people face an even bigger challenge
  • Some people are 'priced out of 95% of houses in Dublin'
  • 'The rampant greed of the Celtic Tiger cast a long and depressing shadow,' one buyer said
Some houses selling for €120,000 above asking price as virtual viewings become the norm during pandemic
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# Bidding Wars

Some houses selling for €120,000 above asking price as virtual viewings become the norm during pandemic

Mar 22nd 2021, 12:05 AM 90,207 Views 92 Comments

Home-buyers have raised concerns about the impact the Covid-19 pandemic is having on house prices.

Taoiseach told he is living in a world of 'make believe' by ignoring the reality of the housing crisis
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Taoiseach told he is living in a world of 'make believe' by ignoring the reality of the housing crisis

Dec 16th 2020, 2:45 PM 26,338 Views 54 Comments

In Dublin, house prices have decreased by 1.5%, while apartment prices increased by 1%.

Average price of three-bed home near rail station is €439,000 - 10% higher than rest of Dublin
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# Dart And Luas

Average price of three-bed home near rail station is €439,000 - 10% higher than rest of Dublin

Oct 22nd 2019, 6:00 AM 19,185 Views 16 Comments

Houses near a Dart line have the highest average price, according to a new report.

Developers looking to build 611 apartments and three townhouses on former RTÉ campus
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# Donnybrook

Developers looking to build 611 apartments and three townhouses on former RTÉ campus

Aug 28th 2019, 7:30 PM 21,312 Views 32 Comments

The site was purchased from RTE for €107.5m over two years ago.

The average cost of a house in Dublin is now €383,000
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# Daft Report

The average cost of a house in Dublin is now €383,000

Mar 31st 2019, 5:07 PM 27,071 Views 42 Comments

The national average price in the first quarter of the year was €261,000.

Residential property prices have risen by 5.6% in the space of a year
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Residential property prices have risen by 5.6% in the space of a year

Mar 14th 2019, 2:46 PM 12,197 Views 21 Comments

In Dublin, residential property prices rose by 1.9% in the year to January.

'Not now and not ever': 1,000 new homes planned for west Dublin, which locals say brings a 'high risk' of flooding
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'Not now and not ever': 1,000 new homes planned for west Dublin, which locals say brings a 'high risk' of flooding

Feb 17th 2019, 10:00 PM 72,980 Views 40 Comments

The vast majority of Fingal County Councillors voted in favour of adopting the Barnhill Local Area Plan.

Woman and ex-partner who re-occupied their former south Dublin residence facing €60,000 legal bill
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Woman and ex-partner who re-occupied their former south Dublin residence facing €60,000 legal bill

Feb 9th 2019, 7:00 AM 53,758 Views 22 Comments

The woman and the couple’s teenage daughters entered the house after other occupants had been forced out.

New State lender to give cash to small developers to build homes for first-time buyers
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New State lender to give cash to small developers to build homes for first-time buyers

Jan 28th 2019, 1:33 PM 19,542 Views 53 Comments

The new state lender aims to deliver 7,500 homes within five years.

House prices will increase by 5% 2019 as long as Brexit uncertainty is resolved
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# Myhome Report

House prices will increase by 5% 2019 as long as Brexit uncertainty is resolved

Jan 2nd 2019, 6:01 AM 31,207 Views 30 Comments

The median asking price for new sales nationally is €266,000; down €2,000 from the last quarter.

'It's my home. I can say it however many times I like': Teenager homeless for over two years housed before Christmas
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'It's my home. I can say it however many times I like': Teenager homeless for over two years housed before Christmas

Dec 19th 2018, 9:47 AM 30,367 Views 52 Comments

Amanda had previously spoken about the difficulties of living in homeless emergency accommdoation.

'It's like a maze. You don't know if you'll find your way out': Planning delays hitting rural Ireland house building
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'It's like a maze. You don't know if you'll find your way out': Planning delays hitting rural Ireland house building

Oct 29th 2018, 8:00 PM 34,898 Views 46 Comments

A backlog at An Bord Pleanála is playing a role in delaying the process for people trying to build their home.

Average asking price for 3-bed semi-d is €268,000 nationally or €375,000 in Dublin
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Average asking price for 3-bed semi-d is €268,000 nationally or €375,000 in Dublin

Sep 28th 2018, 6:00 AM 28,668 Views 27 Comments

That represents a decrease in both figures.

Dundrum, Skerries, Cork docklands and Mullingar: New Land Development Agency plans to build thousands of houses
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# Public Land Use

Dundrum, Skerries, Cork docklands and Mullingar: New Land Development Agency plans to build thousands of houses

Sep 13th 2018, 4:53 PM 26,082 Views 72 Comments

Under the new plan, 10% of the public land identified for housing must be used for social housing and 30% for affordable housing.

Owner of a number of Dublin houses takes court action against Summerhill home occupation
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Owner of a number of Dublin houses takes court action against Summerhill home occupation

Aug 15th 2018, 4:05 PM 22,000 Views 0 Comments

The matter will return to court tomorrow.

Irish house prices increased 13% in twelve months, the fastest rate in Europe
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# All The Money

Irish house prices increased 13% in twelve months, the fastest rate in Europe

Jun 13th 2018, 3:00 PM 15,194 Views 46 Comments

Dublin residential property prices have increased 90% from their February 2012 low.

People are paying an extra €114,000 to live near the Dart or Luas
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People are paying an extra €114,000 to live near the Dart or Luas

May 22nd 2018, 12:05 AM 18,555 Views 18 Comments

The most expensive house prices are in Sandymount, Lansdowne Road and Sydney Parade.

It's looking more likely that any changes to the property tax system will be 'moderate'
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It's looking more likely that any changes to the property tax system will be 'moderate'

Apr 16th 2018, 10:08 AM 27,667 Views 108 Comments

Minister Paschal Donohoe said any changes to the property tax regime should be ‘affordable’ for homeowners.

Rental prices: These are the most expensive Dart and Luas stops to live next to
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Rental prices: These are the most expensive Dart and Luas stops to live next to

Apr 10th 2018, 6:00 AM 29,710 Views 25 Comments

Sandymount Dart station is the most expensive station to live near, with monthly rents averaging at €2,282.

Property prices rise by 12.5% nationally
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Property prices rise by 12.5% nationally

Mar 14th 2018, 10:58 PM 16,372 Views 45 Comments

The west region showed the greatest price growth, with house prices increasing by 17.2% in the year to January.

How will Ireland 2040 be delivered? For starters, we need more brickies, tilers and plasterers
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# Construction

How will Ireland 2040 be delivered? For starters, we need more brickies, tilers and plasterers

Feb 24th 2018, 10:30 AM 15,004 Views 74 Comments

Ireland 2040 has big plans – but will we have enough construction workers to deliver government pledges.

'They know the gun is to the head': Vexatious objectors are delaying the construction of new homes
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'They know the gun is to the head': Vexatious objectors are delaying the construction of new homes

Jan 27th 2018, 6:00 AM 13,549 Views 45 Comments

The head of the Construction Federation of Ireland said developers are paying objectors up to €10,000 to make their objections go away.

Leo: 'I didn't actually get help from my parents - I got a 100% mortgage'
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# Deposit Interest

Leo: 'I didn't actually get help from my parents - I got a 100% mortgage'

Jan 24th 2018, 2:31 PM 138,558 Views 271 Comments

Varadkar had said that “lots of us” received help in raising deposits.

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

Dec 29th 2017, 6:30 PM 13,353 Views 33 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
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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 9,360 Views 3 Comments

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

Cost of new Dublin properties up €39,000 compared to last year
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Cost of new Dublin properties up €39,000 compared to last year

Oct 2nd 2017, 6:10 AM 18,097 Views 16 Comments

According to the MyHome.ie Q3 Property Report, increases will continue into 2018.

'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 25,512 Views 33 Comments

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

Rise in house sales along commuter belts due to lack of affordable homes in Dublin
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Rise in house sales along commuter belts due to lack of affordable homes in Dublin

Sep 11th 2017, 6:00 AM 22,718 Views 25 Comments

A MyHome.ie study shows the number of house sales has increased by 8.4% in the first half of 2017.

'You’ve seen three people unfortunately die' - Fianna Fáil defends planned tax cut for builders
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'You’ve seen three people unfortunately die' - Fianna Fáil defends planned tax cut for builders

Sep 4th 2017, 9:44 AM 16,596 Views 94 Comments

Barry Cowen TD thinks the proposal will stimulate construction.

Column: 'In practice, how much help is the Help to Buy for first-time buyers?'
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# Help To Buy Scheme

Column: 'In practice, how much help is the Help to Buy for first-time buyers?'

Aug 7th 2017, 3:00 PM 10,141 Views 21 Comments

It depends largely on your personal circumstances. But if you are thinking of applying for this scheme then you would be wise to assess your eligibility and your options ASAP, writes Barry Flanagan.

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

Jul 3rd 2017, 6:10 AM 17,610 Views 34 Comments

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

'No wonder there's such a delay': Just four staff in unit tasked with delivering housing
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'No wonder there's such a delay': Just four staff in unit tasked with delivering housing

Jun 25th 2017, 11:51 AM 25,205 Views 43 Comments

Housing minister Eoghan Murphy said this team works with experienced staff within the department, key agencies, local authorities and the construction sector.

The number of planning permissions granted has shot up by 50%
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The number of planning permissions granted has shot up by 50%

Jun 23rd 2017, 1:12 PM 8,794 Views 26 Comments

The number of apartment permissions represents a 60% jump on last year, while houses are up 48%.

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

Jun 20th 2017, 6:05 AM 12,158 Views 36 Comments

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

Simon Coveney thinks Ireland should go high-rise 'in the right places'
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# Moving On Up

Simon Coveney thinks Ireland should go high-rise 'in the right places'

Apr 28th 2017, 6:05 AM 10,854 Views 45 Comments

“Obviously we don’t want to be building skyscrapers in Georgian Dublin.”

These four plots of land will be used to build thousands of social and affordable homes
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# Mapped Out

These four plots of land will be used to build thousands of social and affordable homes

Apr 27th 2017, 1:30 PM 38,508 Views 62 Comments

Simon Coveney denied that the plan represents a “sell-off” of state land.

Irish house prices are up by a huge 11% – and more rises could be on the way
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# Feeling Peaky

Irish house prices are up by a huge 11% – and more rises could be on the way

Apr 19th 2017, 3:00 PM 29,464 Views 92 Comments

Prices are jumping across the country.

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