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New scheme to help first-time buyers on the way - and it will be back-dated
# October's News Today
# October's News Today

New scheme to help first-time buyers on the way - and it will be back-dated

Jul 19th 2016, 5:17 PM 62,733 Views 72 Comments

A new help-to-buy scheme due to be announced on Budget Day will be backdated to today.

Poll: Do you expect to buy your own home?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you expect to buy your own home?

Jun 7th 2016, 10:11 AM 28,431 Views 81 Comments

The average age of first-time home buyers is now 34.

6 thoughts everyone has when they're looking for a home
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6 thoughts everyone has when they're looking for a home

Mar 4th 2016, 4:10 PM 33,180 Views 37 Comments

So many feels.

Here's everything you need to know before you look at getting your first mortgage
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Here's everything you need to know before you look at getting your first mortgage

Feb 25th 2016, 4:38 PM 28,200 Views 22 Comments

We’ve got you covered.

7 indispensable tips for first time buyers
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7 indispensable tips for first time buyers

Feb 12th 2016, 1:13 PM 28,564 Views 23 Comments

Here’s all the best advice you need.

Ulster Bank is cutting its mortgage rates
# Race To The Bottom
# Race To The Bottom

Ulster Bank is cutting its mortgage rates

Feb 4th 2015, 3:38 PM 14,507 Views 14 Comments

This follows moves by First Permanent TSB and Bank of Ireland.

Only 395 houses available to first-time buyers in Dublin
# Short Supply
# Short Supply

Only 395 houses available to first-time buyers in Dublin

Jan 30th 2015, 3:47 PM 15,786 Views 47 Comments

This applies to those looking to avail of the Central Banks new rules with a property costing €220,000 or less.

Poll: Do you plan to buy your own home?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you plan to buy your own home?

Jan 25th 2015, 9:43 AM 24,251 Views 75 Comments

Are you a lifelong renter or do you want the property ladder?

Will Enda snub the Central Bank to keep deposits at 10 per cent?
# First Time Buyers
# First Time Buyers

Will Enda snub the Central Bank to keep deposits at 10 per cent?

Oct 23rd 2014, 11:34 AM 11,369 Views 71 Comments

A new mechanism to make sure houses remain affordable for first-time buyers is being considered by the coalition.

Opinion: Game over for mortgage affordability?
# Property
# Property

Opinion: Game over for mortgage affordability?

Sep 28th 2014, 7:30 PM 95 Views 38 Comments

In many areas property is simply unaffordable, again – yet our political class seems to regard the ‘recovery’ in property prices as only a good thing.

Knocking through and levelling up - your three-step guide to renovating
# Next Level
# Next Level

Knocking through and levelling up - your three-step guide to renovating

Sep 4th 2014, 12:16 PM 3,859 Views 0 Comments

Invaluable tips and tricks for navigating the new territory of home improvement.

Poll: Should a special scheme to help first-time buyers be introduced?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should a special scheme to help first-time buyers be introduced?

Aug 28th 2014, 9:16 AM 11,805 Views 92 Comments

The aim of the possible scheme is to help out new house buyers’ “creditworthiness”.

Warning over 'microwave' housing market
# Heating Up
# Heating Up

Warning over 'microwave' housing market

May 28th 2014, 2:31 PM 16,703 Views 40 Comments

First time buyers are being forced out of the market and need to beware of taking on too much debt.

Poll: Do you think the new construction stimulus will lead to another property bubble?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think the new construction stimulus will lead to another property bubble?

May 14th 2014, 9:23 AM 9,087 Views 79 Comments

Michael Noonan said Ireland is a ‘long way from a housing bubble’.

6 times in life when "yes" is all anyone wants to hear
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6 times in life when "yes" is all anyone wants to hear

Mar 7th 2014, 3:07 PM 57,082 Views 0 Comments

No buts or maybes, now – it has to be “yes”.

Index shows first time buyers spend 17% of their net income on their new home
# Affordability
# Affordability

Index shows first time buyers spend 17% of their net income on their new home

Nov 18th 2013, 6:30 AM 7,446 Views 9 Comments

There is a higher afforability level in Dublin due to property prices increasing by up to 12.1 per cent.

Bank of Ireland launches another €2 billion fund for first time buyers
# Lending
# Lending

Bank of Ireland launches another €2 billion fund for first time buyers

Jul 24th 2013, 5:04 PM 6,826 Views 45 Comments

The bank said that the fund is being rolled out in response to existing and anticipated demand for mortgages.

Cole, Cork-opoly and grocery shopping: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Cole, Cork-opoly and grocery shopping: The week in numbers

Oct 20th 2012, 7:30 PM 7,307 Views 3 Comments

How much does it cost to bring football into disrepute on Twitter? And how do NAMA’s accounts look?

63 per cent of first time buyers will buy in the next 12 months
# Property
# Property

63 per cent of first time buyers will buy in the next 12 months

Oct 17th 2012, 4:45 PM 9,215 Views 31 Comments

Around 60% of first time buyers believe banks aren’t lending according a new MyHome.ie survey.

Number of new mortgages shows first annual increase since 2006
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Number of new mortgages shows first annual increase since 2006

Aug 20th 2012, 10:13 AM 2,975 Views 7 Comments

Research from the Irish Bankers’ Federation and PwC says a total of 3,225 mortgages were issued in the second quarter of 2012.

1 in 10 Irish mortgages are in arrears
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

1 in 10 Irish mortgages are in arrears

Dec 22nd 2011, 3:21 PM 2,108 Views 8 Comments

At the same time, one-fifth of all mortgage holders are believed to be having difficulties in meeting mortgage repayments.

Bank of Ireland to make €1.5 billion available for mortgages
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

Bank of Ireland to make €1.5 billion available for mortgages

Dec 7th 2011, 4:02 PM 3,349 Views 27 Comments

The move comes one day after Finance Minister Michael Noonan announced a range of measures in the Budget encouraging people to buy homes.

Winners and losers of Budget 2012: In pictures
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Winners and losers of Budget 2012: In pictures

Dec 7th 2011, 7:35 AM 4,828 Views 3 Comments

There was plenty at stake in the austere Budget presented by Brendan Howlin and Michael Noonan over the past two days. This slideshow will fill you in…

House prices back to 2002 levels
# House Prices
# House Prices

House prices back to 2002 levels

Mar 31st 2011, 4:12 PM 1,354 Views 0 Comments

Second-hand property prices down 4 per cent in the first three months of the year.