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# property-ladder - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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?

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

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

On your marks, get set… spend.

# property-ladder - Thursday 8 December, 2011

Poll: Should people be helped onto the property ladder? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should people be helped onto the property ladder?

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