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# homes - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Only one Irish county has an average house price under €100,000
# Property Price Index
# Property Price Index

Only one Irish county has an average house price under €100,000

Jul 11th 2017, 1:04 PM 38,183 Views 32 Comments

The CSO’s property price index shows that house prices have risen sharply in the past year.

# homes - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Norris lets rip on vulture funds: 'Why were they allowed into this country?'
# Evictions
# Evictions

Norris lets rip on vulture funds: 'Why were they allowed into this country?'

Jun 28th 2017, 7:11 PM 40,995 Views 89 Comments

Speaking about his new Housing Co-op Bill, Norris said people appear to have forgotten that “eviction” is a dirty word in Ireland.

# homes - Sunday 25 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 25th 2017, 11:51 AM 25,213 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.

# homes - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

There are only three Irish counties where the average house price is under €100,000
# Bargain
# Bargain

There are only three Irish counties where the average house price is under €100,000

Jun 7th 2017, 3:05 PM 88,573 Views 72 Comments

The CSO’s property price index shows that house prices have risen sharply in the past year.

# homes - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Tracker mortgages: €76 million paid out in compensation so far to customers denied proper rates
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

Tracker mortgages: €76 million paid out in compensation so far to customers denied proper rates

Mar 23rd 2017, 11:30 AM 10,305 Views 10 Comments

A new report states that 9,900 impacted customer accounts have now been identified by lenders.

# homes - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Hospitals still owned by the Catholic Church should be handed over to the State, says Micheál Martin
# Religious Orders
# Religious Orders

Hospitals still owned by the Catholic Church should be handed over to the State, says Micheál Martin

Mar 8th 2017, 3:58 PM 15,719 Views 85 Comments

He also described what happened to mother and baby home survivors as” unchristian cruelty”.

# homes - Friday 6 January, 2017

Nama has identified nearly 7,000 homes for social housing - but only 2,748 have been taken
# Housing
# Housing

Nama has identified nearly 7,000 homes for social housing - but only 2,748 have been taken

Jan 6th 2017, 12:01 AM 20,957 Views 49 Comments

That is according to the agency’s annual report, published yesterday.

# homes - Monday 17 October, 2016

Buyers are snapping up new homes in the town once dubbed Ireland's first ghost town
# Going Going Gone
# Going Going Gone

Buyers are snapping up new homes in the town once dubbed Ireland's first ghost town

Oct 17th 2016, 6:55 PM 78,685 Views 59 Comments

The first phase of a 177 new home development in Adamstown was launched this weekend.

# homes - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Online searches for new homes surge after Budget announcement
# Housing
# Housing

Online searches for new homes surge after Budget announcement

Oct 13th 2016, 6:05 AM 10,311 Views 26 Comments

Interest in new homes was greatest in the Dublin area, along with the Dublin commuter counties, said one property website.

# homes - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Poll: Should first-time buyers get a government grant?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should first-time buyers get a government grant?

Jul 20th 2016, 8:53 AM 29,468 Views 83 Comments

Plans to tackle the housing crisis include a scheme to help first-time buyers.

# homes - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Coveney to miss 100-day housing plan deadline as 'people are not focused on work in August'
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Coveney to miss 100-day housing plan deadline as 'people are not focused on work in August'

Jun 2nd 2016, 2:25 PM 18,657 Views 98 Comments

The new housing minister said it would be published directly after the deadline, with work to commence in September.

# homes - Monday 23 May, 2016

Should the government buy houses back from vulture funds? The public is split
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Should the government buy houses back from vulture funds? The public is split

May 23rd 2016, 11:35 PM 13,233 Views 52 Comments

The master of the High Court said it could work as one of the solutions to the housing crisis.

# homes - Friday 11 March, 2016

Cash, jewellery and GPS trackers seized in raids targeting Kinahan cartel
# Dawn Raids
# Dawn Raids

Cash, jewellery and GPS trackers seized in raids targeting Kinahan cartel

Mar 11th 2016, 1:30 PM 56,698 Views 53 Comments

The operation began this morning.

# homes - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

Proposals for more modular housing sites announced - here's where they are
# Homes
# Homes

Proposals for more modular housing sites announced - here's where they are

Dec 23rd 2015, 11:27 AM 15,361 Views 54 Comments

Fingal and Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown councils have put forward the proposals.

# homes - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Nama is putting €1.9 billion into building in Dublin's Docklands
# Building Up
# Building Up

Nama is putting €1.9 billion into building in Dublin's Docklands

Dec 3rd 2015, 2:34 PM 20,007 Views 97 Comments

And €5.6 billion into building loads of houses.

# homes - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Fairy lights could be slowing down your broadband, watchdog warns
# Is This On?
# Is This On?

Fairy lights could be slowing down your broadband, watchdog warns

Dec 1st 2015, 10:54 AM 15,970 Views 18 Comments

Other household items that were flagged as slowing down wifi were microwave ovens, baby monitors and lamps.

# homes - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Plans for modular housing slammed as building actual houses would be cheaper
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Plans for modular housing slammed as building actual houses would be cheaper

Nov 25th 2015, 1:22 PM 21,084 Views 77 Comments

The department has said it is building houses but it will be two years before they come on stream and this is the solution in the meantime.

# homes - Monday 16 November, 2015

Homeowners who bought in the boom shell out €6,000 more a year for their mortgages

Homeowners who bought in the boom shell out €6,000 more a year for their mortgages

Nov 16th 2015, 1:07 PM 12,033 Views 29 Comments

The difference in mortgage repayments is almost 66%.

# homes - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Nama to build 80 new homes a week over next five years
# Gaffs
# Gaffs

Nama to build 80 new homes a week over next five years

Oct 13th 2015, 3:35 PM 7,583 Views 30 Comments

Most of these will be houses and there will be a focus on starter homes.

# homes - Monday 28 September, 2015

How many empty council houses are there in your county?
# Lying Idle
# Lying Idle

How many empty council houses are there in your county?

Sep 28th 2015, 9:31 AM 34,377 Views 68 Comments

There are 2,600 countrywide.

# homes - Monday 21 September, 2015

Three 20-something entrepreneurs just launched an Airbnb for refugees
# Refugees
# Refugees

Three 20-something entrepreneurs just launched an Airbnb for refugees

Sep 21st 2015, 9:15 PM 16,335 Views 24 Comments

The website operates pretty much like Airbnb. People, called “heroes”, offer up spare rooms in their homes for refugees to temporarily stay in.

# homes - Saturday 12 September, 2015

What's it like to live "off the grid"?
# Splendid Isolation
# Splendid Isolation

What's it like to live "off the grid"?

Sep 12th 2015, 7:00 PM 17,892 Views 15 Comments

This couple found out.

# homes - Friday 28 August, 2015

This mansion could become one of the most expensive houses ever in the US
# 90210
# 90210

This mansion could become one of the most expensive houses ever in the US

Aug 28th 2015, 6:11 AM 33,898 Views 21 Comments

Want to see inside?

# homes - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

House prices went up again last month and they're not stopping
# On The Up
# On The Up

House prices went up again last month and they're not stopping

Aug 26th 2015, 10:00 PM 22,761 Views 44 Comments

But the rate of property price increases is slowing.

# homes - Saturday 8 August, 2015

The most expensive homes for sale in Silicon Valley right now
# Salubrious
# Salubrious

The most expensive homes for sale in Silicon Valley right now

Aug 8th 2015, 6:00 PM 20,847 Views 14 Comments

Tech millionaires do alright for themselves.

# homes - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Ireland's investment fund is going to spend €500 million building 11,000 houses
# Build Em Up
# Build Em Up

Ireland's investment fund is going to spend €500 million building 11,000 houses

Jul 29th 2015, 7:55 AM 17,384 Views 18 Comments

It will create 1,900 jobs a year.

# homes - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Take 4: Homes for every budget
# Cutting Your Cloth
# Cutting Your Cloth

Take 4: Homes for every budget

Jul 23rd 2015, 5:33 PM 2,852 Views 0 Comments

Here is our pick of properties from €250k up to €1 million.

# homes - Monday 13 July, 2015

Can an Eircode change your address? No - here's why
# Questions And Answers
# Questions And Answers

Can an Eircode change your address? No - here's why

Jul 13th 2015, 5:08 PM 26,817 Views 47 Comments

We put your questions to the Department of Communications.

# homes - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Take 4: Homes for every budget
# Cutting Your Cloth
# Cutting Your Cloth

Take 4: Homes for every budget

Jul 9th 2015, 6:24 PM 3,072 Views 0 Comments

Here is our pick of properties from €250k up to €1 million.

# homes - Thursday 14 May, 2015

What part of the country will bring you the biggest return on investment property?
# Raking It In
# Raking It In

What part of the country will bring you the biggest return on investment property?

May 14th 2015, 6:36 PM 11,290 Views 3 Comments

Investors can expect a return of between 5% and 8% broadly speaking.

# homes - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Two bags of bombs were left near army base in residential area
# Lucky Escape
# Lucky Escape

Two bags of bombs were left near army base in residential area

May 5th 2015, 1:59 PM 10,741 Views 7 Comments

The bags were left by a fence and were set to explode at 11.35pm last night.

# homes - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

A whole estate of 46 houses sold for nearly €3 million today
# Sold
# Sold

A whole estate of 46 houses sold for nearly €3 million today

Apr 21st 2015, 7:52 PM 44,128 Views 17 Comments

Sixty-five grand a house. Not bad.

# homes - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Irish Water to start fixing leaks - even if they're inside your gate
# First Fix
# First Fix

Irish Water to start fixing leaks - even if they're inside your gate

Mar 31st 2015, 10:30 AM 19,654 Views 175 Comments

The company said it has identified leaks at Irish homes that are wasting enough water to fill 18 Olympic pools each day.

# homes - Saturday 28 February, 2015

How will the new mortgage rules impact first-time buyers?
# No Place Like Home
# No Place Like Home

How will the new mortgage rules impact first-time buyers?

Feb 28th 2015, 11:15 AM 15,556 Views 25 Comments

It’s tough out there. How tough?

# homes - Sunday 25 January, 2015

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 24,235 Views 75 Comments

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

# homes - Monday 19 January, 2015

Up to 6,500 homes left without water
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Up to 6,500 homes left without water

Jan 19th 2015, 11:16 AM 3,908 Views 12 Comments

Workers with NI Water are currently involved in a dispute over pensions.

# homes - Saturday 17 January, 2015

This gorgeous eco-friendly house produces more than 3 times the energy it needs
# Scandinavian Luxury
# Scandinavian Luxury

This gorgeous eco-friendly house produces more than 3 times the energy it needs

Jan 17th 2015, 4:30 PM 46,237 Views 78 Comments

Architects haven’t scrimped on luxury… The extra energy is used to heat an outdoor swimming pool, and there’s a sauna too.

# homes - Friday 9 January, 2015

Mother and baby home survivor: My son is in his 42nd year - I might never get to hug him
# Ireland's Past
# Ireland's Past

Mother and baby home survivor: My son is in his 42nd year - I might never get to hug him

Jan 9th 2015, 10:30 PM 27,244 Views 41 Comments

Survivors of mother and baby homes were given clarity today on the powers that will be given to the commission of inquiry.

# homes - Thursday 8 January, 2015

The Government is on track to finally investigate mother-and-baby homes
# Ireland's Past
# Ireland's Past

The Government is on track to finally investigate mother-and-baby homes

Jan 8th 2015, 7:09 PM 7,013 Views 3 Comments

Survivors want a fully inclusive inquiry into what happened to them.

# homes - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

The IMF is a fan of the Central Bank's mortgage rules
# Housing
# Housing

The IMF is a fan of the Central Bank's mortgage rules

Jan 7th 2015, 10:15 PM 11,734 Views 38 Comments

But it says that reform of the rental market is needed.