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# homes - Sunday 30 September, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added meerkat
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added meerkat

Sep 30th 2012, 7:58 PM 10,763 Views 1 Comment

The things we learned, loved and shared today.

# homes - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

More immigrants buying homes in Ireland than ever before
# Gaffs
# Gaffs

More immigrants buying homes in Ireland than ever before

Sep 11th 2012, 7:00 AM 9,480 Views 69 Comments

Around 7 per cent of immigrants in Ireland now has a mortgage, compared to around 14 per cent of Irish-born people.

# homes - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Dogs find new homes thanks to adoptathon
# Rescued
# Rescued

Dogs find new homes thanks to adoptathon

Aug 29th 2012, 7:15 AM 5,200 Views 21 Comments

The lucky dogs included Diesel (pictured), who went to his forever home on Sunday.

# homes - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Department: Up to Revenue to decide how property tax is paid
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

Department: Up to Revenue to decide how property tax is paid

Aug 28th 2012, 10:15 AM 2,779 Views 26 Comments

Though ministers will decide how the tax rate will be decided, it’s up to Revenue to see whether it may be deducted with PAYE.

# homes - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Property Tax introduction report 'will be considered by Govt in due course'
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

Property Tax introduction report 'will be considered by Govt in due course'

Aug 26th 2012, 1:39 PM 4,428 Views 72 Comments

Recent updates to Ireland’s Memorandum of Understanding have shown plans to introduce the tax in Budget 2013.

# homes - Friday 24 August, 2012

Column: Pretending this mortgage crisis isn't happening won't make it go away
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Pretending this mortgage crisis isn't happening won't make it go away

Aug 24th 2012, 7:45 PM 50 Views 41 Comments

One in ten people who have a mortgage in Ireland are struggling to pay it off. Where is the urgency in solving this epidemic, asks Noeline Blackwell.

# homes - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Mortgage arrears in Ireland rise to highest level yet
# Tough Times
# Tough Times

Mortgage arrears in Ireland rise to highest level yet

Aug 23rd 2012, 11:36 AM 4,793 Views 43 Comments

New figures from the Central Bank illustrate the deepening mortgage crisis in Ireland with almost 130,000 in arrears.

# homes - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Column: We fetishise home ownership – but why stigmatise social housing?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We fetishise home ownership – but why stigmatise social housing?

Aug 16th 2012, 7:00 AM 169 Views 61 Comments

Some suggest that social housing is an undesirable element, writes Donal McManus. But what does that say about us as a society?

# homes - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Ant callouts 20 per cent higher this year
# Ant Attack
# Ant Attack

Ant callouts 20 per cent higher this year

Jul 31st 2012, 6:45 AM 5,375 Views 6 Comments

Rentokil has reported a 20 per cent increase in call-outs about ant infestations, with numbers of both red ants and common black garden ants on the rise.

# homes - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

1.65 per cent of septic tanks registered within first four weeks
# Septic Tanks
# Septic Tanks

1.65 per cent of septic tanks registered within first four weeks

Jul 24th 2012, 7:00 PM 5,038 Views 29 Comments

The number of registrations for mandatory inspections remains low, almost a month into the special €5 window.

Pyrite: There are 'legal and moral responsibilities'
# Pyrite
# Pyrite

Pyrite: There are 'legal and moral responsibilities'

Jul 24th 2012, 4:45 PM 5,021 Views 12 Comments

The chairman of the pyrite panel made the comment at an Oireachtas committee meeting this afternoon.

What is the cost of repairing pyrite-damaged homes?
# Pyrite
# Pyrite

What is the cost of repairing pyrite-damaged homes?

Jul 24th 2012, 9:57 AM 5,490 Views 10 Comments

The subject will be discussed today when the government’s pyrite panel takes part in an Oireachtas committee meeting.

# homes - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Over 10,000 homes could harbour unidentified pyrite problems
# Pyrite
# Pyrite

Over 10,000 homes could harbour unidentified pyrite problems

Jul 18th 2012, 3:46 PM 9,988 Views 20 Comments

A new report commissioned by the government has revealed the extent of the problem in estate across five local authority areas.

# homes - Monday 16 July, 2012

Pyrite bill to be introduced next week
# Pyrite
# Pyrite

Pyrite bill to be introduced next week

Jul 16th 2012, 10:56 AM 6,634 Views 15 Comments

The new bill would give homeowners more time to bring a case about pyrite in their homes to court.

# homes - Friday 29 June, 2012

Houses reduced to ash in Colorado after fierce wildfires
# USA
# USA

Houses reduced to ash in Colorado after fierce wildfires

Jun 29th 2012, 2:48 PM 3,105 Views 0 Comments

At least 346 homes were destroyed in this week’s blaze.

# homes - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Registration for septic tank inspections begins
# Septic Tanks
# Septic Tanks

Registration for septic tank inspections begins

Jun 26th 2012, 5:26 PM 35,605 Views 41 Comments

It will cost €5 to register a septic tank between now and 28 September, and €50 after that date, until 1 February 2013.

# homes - Friday 15 June, 2012

5 properties to view in...Clontarf and Killester
# Sponsored Post
# Sponsored Post

5 properties to view in...Clontarf and Killester

Jun 15th 2012, 11:00 AM 22,846 Views 0 Comments

Sherry FitzGerald picks five homes you can see this weekend.

# homes - Friday 25 May, 2012

10 per cent of Irish mortgages are in arrears says Central Bank
# Mortgage Arrears
# Mortgage Arrears

10 per cent of Irish mortgages are in arrears says Central Bank

May 25th 2012, 11:09 AM 1,977 Views 35 Comments

1 in 10 mortgage holders are at least three months behind with repayments according to the new figures.

# homes - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Residential property prices continued decline in April - CSO
# Property
# Property

Residential property prices continued decline in April - CSO

May 24th 2012, 2:24 PM 2,209 Views 9 Comments

The price of the average Irish home fell by 1.1 per cent in April; homes have lost around a sixth of their value in a year.

# homes - Saturday 21 April, 2012

How a volunteer scheme is finding housing solutions for Ireland
# Habitat For Humanity
# Habitat For Humanity

How a volunteer scheme is finding housing solutions for Ireland

Apr 21st 2012, 8:45 AM 4,547 Views 2 Comments

Global charity Habitat for Humanity was set up in 1976, but has had an Irish branch since 2002. We found out more about the work they do in housing people around the world.

# homes - Thursday 19 April, 2012

Bank of Ireland introduces new mortgage options
# Bank Of Ireland
# Bank Of Ireland

Bank of Ireland introduces new mortgage options

Apr 19th 2012, 12:52 PM 6,200 Views 59 Comments

The bank has launched two new options – Trade Up Negative Equity and Trade Down Negative Equity – that will allow greater numbers of customers in negative equity to move home.

# homes - Monday 2 April, 2012

# homes - Thursday 29 March, 2012

Over half a million have paid the household charge
# 2 Days To Go
# 2 Days To Go

Over half a million have paid the household charge

Mar 29th 2012, 8:35 PM 9,411 Views 236 Comments

A poll today found 61 per cent of householders say they will pay the €100 charge, with 39 per cent saying they won’t.

How much has weekly rent average fallen since 2006? ONE per cent.
# Census 2011
# Census 2011

How much has weekly rent average fallen since 2006? ONE per cent.

Mar 29th 2012, 1:23 PM 4,798 Views 10 Comments

Also in Census 2011 housing stats: The number of permanent housing units has increased by 13 per cent since 2006.

# homes - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

More than one million have not yet paid the household charge
# 3 Days To Go
# 3 Days To Go

More than one million have not yet paid the household charge

Mar 28th 2012, 6:10 PM 8,753 Views 191 Comments

Just over 31,000 payments were made in the past day – a slight decrease on the previous 24 hours.

# homes - Monday 19 March, 2012

Government ministers' homes not exempt from household charge
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Government ministers' homes not exempt from household charge

Mar 19th 2012, 4:12 PM 9,711 Views 106 Comments

An answer to a parliamentary question posed to Environment Minister Phil Hogan raised concerns that ministers’ homes are exempt from the household charge – but the government says this is not the case.

# homes - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Repair work needed at homes in Dublin housing estate
# Belmayne
# Belmayne

Repair work needed at homes in Dublin housing estate

Feb 23rd 2012, 1:03 PM 5,437 Views 13 Comments

The Belmayne properties are missing an important fire safety component.

Homeowners evicted and their houses demolished in Azerbaijan - report
# Azerbaijan
# Azerbaijan

Homeowners evicted and their houses demolished in Azerbaijan - report

Feb 23rd 2012, 11:30 AM 1,695 Views 4 Comments

Human Rights Watch says that homeowners have been forcibly evicted and their houses demolished in the area where the arena for the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest is being built.

# homes - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Dept of Defence to move on 'overholders' in Irish barracks
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Dept of Defence to move on 'overholders' in Irish barracks

Feb 14th 2012, 4:08 PM 4,017 Views 2 Comments

Many of the people living in barracks who are “overholders” will be moved on, Minister Alan Shatter has said. He also noted that people living in Defence Forces accommodation are not liable for the household charge.

# homes - Monday 6 February, 2012

Broken boiler or wasp’s nest? The AA can now come to your rescue
# AA
# AA

Broken boiler or wasp’s nest? The AA can now come to your rescue

Feb 6th 2012, 10:15 AM 3,652 Views 19 Comments

It is best known for dealing with broken down cars, and now the AA has launched a subscription-based service for home-based emergencies like leaks and broken boilers.

# homes - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

House prices still declining - but cash sales are growing
# House Prices
# House Prices

House prices still declining - but cash sales are growing

Feb 1st 2012, 9:00 AM 3,003 Views 9 Comments

A new report also found that the rental market in Dublin grew last year for the first time in three years.

# homes - Monday 19 December, 2011

Hoax forces residents to evacuate homes
# Hoax
# Hoax

Hoax forces residents to evacuate homes

Dec 19th 2011, 2:59 PM 4,868 Views 5 Comments

The Defence Forces were called to the incident, which took place in Dublin city last night.

# homes - Sunday 18 December, 2011

Priory Hall residents say they won't pay household charge
# Priory Hall
# Priory Hall

Priory Hall residents say they won't pay household charge

Dec 18th 2011, 6:18 PM 4,596 Views 23 Comments

As long as they are not living in their homes, residents of Priory Hall – who are in temporary accommodation – say they will not pay the household charge.

# homes - Sunday 27 November, 2011

Distressed or distraught? €21,000 reserve put on house at auction
# Distressed Property
# Distressed Property

Distressed or distraught? €21,000 reserve put on house at auction

Nov 27th 2011, 8:45 AM 14,404 Views 46 Comments

The three-bed semi-d in Donegal, being sold by a receiver, has one of a number of rock-bottom reserves in 30 November firesale.

# homes - Monday 21 November, 2011

Mortgage holders to unite in fight for reform
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Mortgage holders to unite in fight for reform

Nov 21st 2011, 9:45 AM 1,972 Views 30 Comments

New Beginning is spearheading an intiative to bring together groups and individuals concerned about mortgage defaulting in Ireland – with a spokesperson saying it will bring power in numbers.

# homes - Friday 11 November, 2011

€4.6million funding for Ballymun homes
# Ballymun
# Ballymun

€4.6million funding for Ballymun homes

Nov 11th 2011, 3:55 PM 657 Views 7 Comments

The funds will go towards the building of 25 homes in Ballymun, in what is known as the Coultry 6 development.

# homes - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

House prices continued to fall in April - CSO
# Property
# Property

House prices continued to fall in April - CSO

Jun 7th 2011, 4:21 PM 355 Views 1 Comment

House prices fell by about 1pc in April 2011, with a total annual fall of over 12 per cent, the latest stats reveal.

# homes - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

First family home of the late Garret FitzGerald goes under the hammer
# Property
# Property

First family home of the late Garret FitzGerald goes under the hammer

May 25th 2011, 11:24 AM 2,407 Views 0 Comments

The FitzGeralds bought the house for £4,250 in 1959. It’s expected to fetch €1.3 million at auction tomorrow.

# homes - Tuesday 29 March, 2011

Rialto homes riddled with damp and mould
# Rialto
# Rialto

Rialto homes riddled with damp and mould

Mar 29th 2011, 2:42 PM 775 Views 0 Comments

Shocking survey carried out by the Rialto Rights in Action Group revealed that almost half of the adults living in Dolphin House have trouble breathing easily due to their living conditions.