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# Houses

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'No wonder there's such a delay': Just four staff in unit tasked with delivering housing
Housing minister Eoghan Murphy said this team works with experienced staff within the department, key agencies, local authorities and the construction sector.
The number of planning permissions granted has shot up by 50%
The number of apartment permissions represents a 60% jump on last year, while houses are up 48%.
Frenzied demand for Help to Buy scheme before it's scrapped 'could push up prices'
Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy says the scheme is under review, with reports it could be wound up in the next Budget.
Simon Coveney thinks Ireland should go high-rise 'in the right places'
“Obviously we don’t want to be building skyscrapers in Georgian Dublin.”
These four plots of land will be used to build thousands of social and affordable homes
Simon Coveney denied that the plan represents a “sell-off” of state land.
Irish house prices are up by a huge 11% – and more rises could be on the way
Prices are jumping across the country.
There are 70,000 people looking to buy houses - but not enough houses to buy
Which will surprise nobody who is looking to buy a house.
Asking price for typical three-bed semi in Dublin rises to €290,000
House prices continued to soar in the first three months of 2017.
From bust to boom: Ireland's first ghost town is putting 40 new houses on the market
Houses are being snapped up in this former ghost town once launched by Bertie Ahern.
Nama has identified nearly 7,000 homes for social housing - but only 2,748 have been taken
That is according to the agency’s annual report, published yesterday.
More than 120 people have already applied for the first-time buyer scheme which kicked in today
First-time buyers can apply for a tax rebate of up to €20,000 from today
5 trends coming down the tracks in the 2017 property market
Economist Ronan Lyons gives us his take on what to expect.
'My sister is laughing all the way to the bank, we will never speak again': Families at war over wills
“My grandfather was pinned to a wall with a pitchfork at his throat by one of his brothers.”
'Rent pressure zones' to be introduced with immediate effect in Dublin and Cork
The government has launched its plan to tackle rising rents.
Buyers are snapping up new homes in the town once dubbed Ireland's first ghost town
The first phase of a 177 new home development in Adamstown was launched this weekend.
Noonan defends first-time buyers plan as critics warn it will create 'bidding war'
Cutting VAT on new homes would have been a better approach, one economist has said.
Local councils to pay up-front rent to private owners of derelict houses
Councils are buying up derelict houses for social housing under government housing action plan.
Dublin rents have bypassed the Celtic Tiger peak and reached an all-time high
The Residential Tenancy Board index shows the surge in rents has now spread outside of the capital.
First-time buyers will be getting a grant to help them get on the ladder
Housing Minister Simon Coveney says it will come in the form of a tax rebate.
Eight towns and cities chosen for €100m social housing plan of 450 homes
Further announcements will be made later this year.
The average asking price for a house in Dublin city is now €314,311
And prices are rising across the country.
David Drumm cuts the price of his American home by $25,000
Drumm faces two trials here in Ireland.
Running out of space? Add another floor to your house
Should the government buy houses back from vulture funds? The public is split
The master of the High Court said it could work as one of the solutions to the housing crisis.
There are 230,000 empty houses around the country
“Here’s an enormous stock of houses that already exist.”
Do you have to move out because your landlord is selling up? Now they'll have to prove it
The aim is to stop landlords putting properties back on the market for higher rent.
Alan Kelly admits over-budget Ballymun homes 'by no means went to plan'
The cost of each house could reach over €240k.
House prices are rising all across the country - and will keep going up
Dublin is actually lagging the rest of the country.
Here's everything you need to know before you look at getting your first mortgage
We’ve got you covered.
Rents are getting so high that there's "little chance" of saving for a house
Estate agents are saying the Central Bank rules have “exceeded their desired effect”.
Asking prices for Dublin houses have fallen for the first time in almost 3 years
House price inflation is expected to slow to 5% by December.
You can stay in these amazing buildings for less than €55 a night
If you’re thinking of a weekend away.
Looking for a new house in Limerick? Check out these stunning family homes
That’s 38 new houses for Limerick. Free your weekend up, stat.
What's it like to live "off the grid"?
This couple found out.
This mansion could become one of the most expensive houses ever in the US
Want to see inside?
House prices went up again last month and they're not stopping
But the rate of property price increases is slowing.
How old is the average first-time house buyer?
They’re getting older.
Number of property repossessions up nearly 200%
The Courts Service is joining with MABS, the Citizen Information Bureau and the Irish Insolvency Service to bring independent information and advice to court houses around the country.
The Central Bank's new mortgage rules are slowing lending to house-buyers in a MAJOR way
Year on year growth in mortgage lending has slowed to 12%, its lowest in two years.
After taking a brief timeout, house prices are climbing up and up again
2015 is following the exact same pattern as 2014.