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# help-to-buy - Saturday 5 January, 2019

Almost 10,000 Help-to-Buy claims processed since scheme began... but it could face the axe next year
# Housing Scheme
# 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 25,745 Views 35 Comments

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

# help-to-buy - Thursday 22 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 22nd 2018, 8:28 AM 29,750 Views 35 Comments

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

# help-to-buy - Friday 29 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 29th 2017, 6:30 PM 13,355 Views 28 Comments

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

# help-to-buy - Saturday 23 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 23rd 2017, 6:15 AM 9,365 Views 3 Comments

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

# help-to-buy - Saturday 23 September, 2017

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

Poll: Should the Help to Buy scheme be scrapped?

Sep 23rd 2017, 10:48 AM 16,482 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
# Help To Buy
# 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 25,516 Views 33 Comments

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

# help-to-buy - Friday 14 July, 2017

'We need the Help to Buy scheme. It boosts supply and helps first-time buyers purchase new homes'
# Opinion
# 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 3,261 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.

# help-to-buy - Monday 3 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 3rd 2017, 6:10 AM 17,614 Views 34 Comments

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

# help-to-buy - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 28th 2017, 9:44 PM 19,675 Views 13 Comments

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

# help-to-buy - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 20th 2017, 6:05 AM 12,161 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 - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 4th 2017, 11:13 AM 16,253 Views 58 Comments

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

# help-to-buy - Friday 10 February, 2017

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

# help-to-buy - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Most people who used the Help to Buy scheme to get a house didn't really need it
# What's The Point
# 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 21,430 Views 18 Comments

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

# help-to-buy - Thursday 29 January, 2015

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