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#property ladder

# property-ladder - Sunday 28 March, 2021

'Relationship status should not define your ability to own a home, but it does'
# Property Ladder
# Property Ladder

'Relationship status should not define your ability to own a home, but it does'

Mar 28th 2021, 12:05 AM 89,486 Views 102 Comments
  • As difficult as buying a home can be for couples, single people face an even bigger challenge
  • Some people are 'priced out of 95% of houses in Dublin'
  • 'The rampant greed of the Celtic Tiger cast a long and depressing shadow,' one buyer said

# property-ladder - Monday 22 March, 2021

Some houses selling for €120,000 above asking price as virtual viewings become the norm during pandemic
# Bidding Wars
# Bidding Wars

Some houses selling for €120,000 above asking price as virtual viewings become the norm during pandemic

Mar 22nd 2021, 12:05 AM 93,941 Views 92 Comments

Home-buyers have raised concerns about the impact the Covid-19 pandemic is having on house prices.

# property-ladder - Friday 26 February, 2021

Over 3,300 mortgages approved in January, representing 2.8% year-on-year increase
# Property Ladder
# Property Ladder

Over 3,300 mortgages approved in January, representing 2.8% year-on-year increase

Feb 26th 2021, 6:30 AM 11,799 Views 16 Comments

That’s according to figures released by the Banking & Payments Federation Ireland today.

# property-ladder - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Over 5,200 mortgages approved in October, with surge driven by first-time buyers
# Property Ladder
# Property Ladder

Over 5,200 mortgages approved in October, with surge driven by first-time buyers

Dec 1st 2020, 6:30 AM 20,404 Views 14 Comments

October was the busiest month for mortgage approvals since BPFI began collecting this data in 2011.

# property-ladder - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

'A lot of people are stuck in a rip-off rental trap': New minister promises affordable housing scheme
# Property Ladder
# Property Ladder

'A lot of people are stuck in a rip-off rental trap': New minister promises affordable housing scheme

Jun 30th 2020, 11:08 AM 36,586 Views 135 Comments

Darragh O’Brien said he wants to ensure houses ranging in price from €160,000 to €250,000 will be available.

# property-ladder - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Majority of potential homebuyers believe next year will be a good time to buy property
# Property Ladder
# Property Ladder

Majority of potential homebuyers believe next year will be a good time to buy property

Jun 2nd 2020, 6:30 AM 55,684 Views 57 Comments

Over a third of respondents believe prices will drop by over 10% in the next 12 months.

# property-ladder - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

First-time buyers made up most of the 12,000 mortgages drawn down in last quarter of 2019
# Property Ladder
# Property Ladder

First-time buyers made up most of the 12,000 mortgages drawn down in last quarter of 2019

Jan 29th 2020, 6:05 AM 9,453 Views 7 Comments

The 12,259 mortgages are valued at €2.7 billion.

# property-ladder - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

First-time buyers in Dublin are now spending an average of €375,000 for a home
# Property Ladder
# Property Ladder

First-time buyers in Dublin are now spending an average of €375,000 for a home

Nov 13th 2019, 6:15 AM 16,242 Views 20 Comments

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown in Dublin had the highest average house price for first-time buyers, costing €520,000.

# property-ladder - Monday 30 September, 2019

Average asking price for newly listed homes is €269k nationally and €376k in Dublin
# Property Ladder
# Property Ladder

Average asking price for newly listed homes is €269k nationally and €376k in Dublin

Sep 30th 2019, 6:10 AM 30,615 Views 29 Comments

That’s according to property website MyHome.ie’s latest house price report.

# property-ladder - Saturday 3 August, 2019

Ongoing lack of clarity on funding is 'not inhibiting' popular mortgage scheme in any way, says government
# 600 Million More
# 600 Million More

Ongoing lack of clarity on funding is 'not inhibiting' popular mortgage scheme in any way, says government

Updated Aug 3rd 2019, 9:08 AM 17,361 Views 9 Comments

Higher-than-anticipated demand for the Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan had put its future in doubt.

# property-ladder - Sunday 28 April, 2019

People are now paying an extra €129,000 to live near the Dart or Luas
# Property Ladder
# Property Ladder

People are now paying an extra €129,000 to live near the Dart or Luas

Apr 28th 2019, 6:00 AM 33,004 Views 22 Comments

The most expensive house prices are in Sandymount, Dalkey and Lansdowne Road.

# property-ladder - Friday 28 September, 2018

Average asking price for 3-bed semi-d is €268,000 nationally or €375,000 in Dublin
# For Sale
# For Sale

Average asking price for 3-bed semi-d is €268,000 nationally or €375,000 in Dublin

Sep 28th 2018, 6:00 AM 28,740 Views 24 Comments

That represents a decrease in both figures.

# property-ladder - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Over 4,000 mortgages approved last month, with lots of people switching
# Property Ladder
# Property Ladder

Over 4,000 mortgages approved last month, with lots of people switching

Sep 27th 2018, 6:40 AM 19,975 Views 15 Comments

The almost 45,000 mortgages approved in the last 12 months are valued at €9.9 billion.

# property-ladder - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

People are paying an extra €114,000 to live near the Dart or Luas
# Property Ladder
# Property Ladder

People are paying an extra €114,000 to live near the Dart or Luas

May 22nd 2018, 12:05 AM 18,607 Views 18 Comments

The most expensive house prices are in Sandymount, Lansdowne Road and Sydney Parade.

# property-ladder - Monday 26 March, 2018

A three-bed semi-detached house now costs an average of €229,111
# Property Ladder
# Property Ladder

A three-bed semi-detached house now costs an average of €229,111

Mar 26th 2018, 12:15 PM 54,347 Views 95 Comments

The highest increases in prices to date in 2018 have occurred in towns.

# property-ladder - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Central Bank decides NOT to change mortgage deposit rules for first-time buyers
# Ten Per Cent
# Ten Per Cent

Central Bank decides NOT to change mortgage deposit rules for first-time buyers

Nov 28th 2017, 2:26 PM 22,703 Views 54 Comments

There will be some slight changes in January to loan-to-income limits and collateral for purchase-to-renovate mortgages.

# property-ladder - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Taoiseach says workers in their 20s and 30s should be given the chance to buy a home
# Property Ladder
# Property Ladder

Taoiseach says workers in their 20s and 30s should be given the chance to buy a home

Sep 16th 2017, 12:13 PM 36,697 Views 112 Comments

Varadkar said young people who are renting or living with their parents can’t get on the property ladder.

# property-ladder - 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 17,696 Views 34 Comments

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

# property-ladder - Thursday 1 June, 2017

One in four adults are living in an unsuitable home but can't afford to move
# Property Ladder
# Property Ladder

One in four adults are living in an unsuitable home but can't afford to move

Jun 1st 2017, 9:52 AM 11,105 Views 26 Comments

Some are planning to extend or convert their home for more space.

# property-ladder - Thursday 5 January, 2017

More than 500 people have already applied for the new first-time buyers scheme
# Property Ladder
# Property Ladder

More than 500 people have already applied for the new first-time buyers scheme

Jan 5th 2017, 1:55 PM 14,302 Views 25 Comments

The Help-To-Buy scheme opened for applications on Tuesday.

# property-ladder - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Coveney: Change to first-time-buyer scheme is 'sensible' but €600k threshold remains
# Property Ladder
# Property Ladder

Coveney: Change to first-time-buyer scheme is 'sensible' but €600k threshold remains

Oct 20th 2016, 10:27 AM 15,353 Views 35 Comments

The government has been forced to change one of its key budget proposals on foot of concerns raised by the Central Bank.

# property-ladder - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Noonan defends first-time buyers plan as critics warn it will create 'bidding war'
# Supply Vs Demand
# Supply Vs Demand

Noonan defends first-time buyers plan as critics warn it will create 'bidding war'

Oct 12th 2016, 6:00 PM 12,524 Views 41 Comments

Cutting VAT on new homes would have been a better approach, one economist has said.

# property-ladder - Thursday 1 September, 2016

Thinking about getting a mortgage? It could take you over six years to save for a deposit
# Penny Pinching
# Penny Pinching

Thinking about getting a mortgage? It could take you over six years to save for a deposit

Sep 1st 2016, 1:47 PM 23,905 Views 36 Comments

New research shows first-time buyers will rely on a family contribution for a deposit.

# property-ladder - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Developers need more than €330,000 to build a single house in Dublin - here's why
# Pricey
# Pricey

Developers need more than €330,000 to build a single house in Dublin - here's why

May 18th 2016, 4:23 PM 48,145 Views 73 Comments

The median asking price for three-bed homes in Dublin stands at €285,000 – and stocks are at record lows.

# property-ladder - Monday 17 November, 2014

Rent in Dublin is up by 16.6%, but what about other areas?
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Rent in Dublin is up by 16.6%, but what about other areas?

Nov 17th 2014, 7:34 AM 14,531 Views 40 Comments

In the capital, rents are now almost 30% above their lowest point in 2012 and less than 10% below their 2007 peaks.

# property-ladder - Monday 9 December, 2013

Local authorities issue 99 mortgage approvals this year
# Property Ladder
# Property Ladder

Local authorities issue 99 mortgage approvals this year

Dec 9th 2013, 3:00 PM 12,410 Views 16 Comments

If you have been turned down for a bank loan you can apply for a loan from your local authority.

# property-ladder - Thursday 1 March, 2012

Rich sports fans are renting luxury London homes for the Olympics
# Gold Standard
From The42
# Gold Standard

Rich sports fans are renting luxury London homes for the Olympics

Mar 1st 2012, 7:00 AM 1,116 Views 1 Comment

On your marks, get set… spend.

# property-ladder - Thursday 8 December, 2011

Poll: Should people be helped onto the property ladder?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should people be helped onto the property ladder?

Dec 8th 2011, 11:26 AM 3,908 Views 82 Comments

Do you agree with the Government’s plans to boost mortgage interest relief? Let us know…