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

Mar 28th 2021, 12:05 AM 84,801 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 91,372 Views 92 Comments

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

Over 3,300 mortgages approved in January, representing 2.8% year-on-year increase
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Over 3,300 mortgages approved in January, representing 2.8% year-on-year increase

Feb 26th 2021, 6:30 AM 11,766 Views 16 Comments

That’s according to figures released by the Banking & Payments Federation Ireland today.

Over 5,200 mortgages approved in October, with surge driven by first-time buyers
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Over 5,200 mortgages approved in October, with surge driven by first-time buyers

Dec 1st 2020, 6:30 AM 20,366 Views 14 Comments

October was the busiest month for mortgage approvals since BPFI began collecting this data in 2011.

'A lot of people are stuck in a rip-off rental trap': New minister promises affordable housing scheme
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'A lot of people are stuck in a rip-off rental trap': New minister promises affordable housing scheme

Jun 30th 2020, 11:08 AM 36,534 Views 135 Comments

Darragh O’Brien said he wants to ensure houses ranging in price from €160,000 to €250,000 will be available.

Majority of potential homebuyers believe next year will be a good time to buy property
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Majority of potential homebuyers believe next year will be a good time to buy property

Jun 2nd 2020, 6:30 AM 55,550 Views 57 Comments

Over a third of respondents believe prices will drop by over 10% in the next 12 months.

First-time buyers made up most of the 12,000 mortgages drawn down in last quarter of 2019
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First-time buyers made up most of the 12,000 mortgages drawn down in last quarter of 2019

Jan 29th 2020, 6:05 AM 9,385 Views 7 Comments

The 12,259 mortgages are valued at €2.7 billion.

First-time buyers in Dublin are now spending an average of €375,000 for a home
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First-time buyers in Dublin are now spending an average of €375,000 for a home

Nov 13th 2019, 6:15 AM 16,183 Views 20 Comments

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown in Dublin had the highest average house price for first-time buyers, costing €520,000.

Average asking price for newly listed homes is €269k nationally and €376k in Dublin
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Average asking price for newly listed homes is €269k nationally and €376k in Dublin

Sep 30th 2019, 6:10 AM 30,565 Views 29 Comments

That’s according to property website MyHome.ie’s latest house price report.

Ongoing lack of clarity on funding is 'not inhibiting' popular mortgage scheme in any way, says government
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# 600 Million More

Ongoing lack of clarity on funding is 'not inhibiting' popular mortgage scheme in any way, says government

Updated Aug 3rd 2019, 9:08 AM 17,337 Views 9 Comments

Higher-than-anticipated demand for the Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan had put its future in doubt.

People are now paying an extra €129,000 to live near the Dart or Luas
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People are now paying an extra €129,000 to live near the Dart or Luas

Apr 28th 2019, 6:00 AM 30,246 Views 22 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 28th 2018, 6:00 AM 28,673 Views 24 Comments

That represents a decrease in both figures.

Over 4,000 mortgages approved last month, with lots of people switching
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Over 4,000 mortgages approved last month, with lots of people switching

Sep 27th 2018, 6:40 AM 19,951 Views 15 Comments

The almost 45,000 mortgages approved in the last 12 months are valued at €9.9 billion.

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 18,557 Views 18 Comments

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

A three-bed semi-detached house now costs an average of €229,111
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A three-bed semi-detached house now costs an average of €229,111

Mar 26th 2018, 12:15 PM 54,137 Views 95 Comments

The highest increases in prices to date in 2018 have occurred in towns.

Central Bank decides NOT to change mortgage deposit rules for first-time buyers
# Ten Per Cent
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# Ten Per Cent

Central Bank decides NOT to change mortgage deposit rules for first-time buyers

Nov 28th 2017, 2:26 PM 22,693 Views 54 Comments

There will be some slight changes in January to loan-to-income limits and collateral for purchase-to-renovate mortgages.

Taoiseach says workers in their 20s and 30s should be given the chance to buy a home
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Taoiseach says workers in their 20s and 30s should be given the chance to buy a home

Sep 16th 2017, 12:13 PM 36,647 Views 112 Comments

Varadkar said young people who are renting or living with their parents can’t get on the property ladder.

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 17,611 Views 34 Comments

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

One in four adults are living in an unsuitable home but can't afford to move
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One in four adults are living in an unsuitable home but can't afford to move

Jun 1st 2017, 9:52 AM 11,078 Views 26 Comments

Some are planning to extend or convert their home for more space.

More than 500 people have already applied for the new first-time buyers scheme
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More than 500 people have already applied for the new first-time buyers scheme

Jan 5th 2017, 1:55 PM 14,255 Views 25 Comments

The Help-To-Buy scheme opened for applications on Tuesday.

Coveney: Change to first-time-buyer scheme is 'sensible' but €600k threshold remains
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Coveney: Change to first-time-buyer scheme is 'sensible' but €600k threshold remains

Oct 20th 2016, 10:27 AM 15,296 Views 36 Comments

The government has been forced to change one of its key budget proposals on foot of concerns raised by the Central Bank.

Noonan defends first-time buyers plan as critics warn it will create 'bidding war'
# Supply Vs Demand
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# Supply Vs Demand

Noonan defends first-time buyers plan as critics warn it will create 'bidding war'

Oct 12th 2016, 6:00 PM 12,452 Views 42 Comments

Cutting VAT on new homes would have been a better approach, one economist has said.

Thinking about getting a mortgage? It could take you over six years to save for a deposit
# Penny Pinching
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# Penny Pinching

Thinking about getting a mortgage? It could take you over six years to save for a deposit

Sep 1st 2016, 1:47 PM 23,881 Views 36 Comments

New research shows first-time buyers will rely on a family contribution for a deposit.

Developers need more than €330,000 to build a single house in Dublin - here's why
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# Pricey

Developers need more than €330,000 to build a single house in Dublin - here's why

May 18th 2016, 4:23 PM 47,866 Views 71 Comments

The median asking price for three-bed homes in Dublin stands at €285,000 – and stocks are at record lows.

Rent in Dublin is up by 16.6%, but what about other areas?
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Rent in Dublin is up by 16.6%, but what about other areas?

Nov 17th 2014, 7:34 AM 14,510 Views 40 Comments

In the capital, rents are now almost 30% above their lowest point in 2012 and less than 10% below their 2007 peaks.

Local authorities issue 99 mortgage approvals this year
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Local authorities issue 99 mortgage approvals this year

Dec 9th 2013, 3:00 PM 12,396 Views 16 Comments

If you have been turned down for a bank loan you can apply for a loan from your local authority.

Rich sports fans are renting luxury London homes for the Olympics
# Gold Standard
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# Gold Standard

Rich sports fans are renting luxury London homes for the Olympics

Mar 1st 2012, 7:00 AM 1,092 Views 1 Comment

On your marks, get set… spend.

Poll: Should people be helped onto the property ladder?
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# Your Say

Poll: Should people be helped onto the property ladder?

Dec 8th 2011, 11:26 AM 3,890 Views 82 Comments

Do you agree with the Government’s plans to boost mortgage interest relief? Let us know…