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#Homes

# homes - Thursday 16 November, 2017

# homes - Friday 27 October, 2017

Murphy hails 'progress' housing people but numbers in emergency accommodation hit record levels

Sinn Féin’s housing spokesperson Eoin Ó Broin called Murphy’s bullishness “spin”.

# homes - Thursday 19 October, 2017

The man who pioneered a solution to homelessness: Give people homes

Dr Sam Tsemberis is the pioneer of housing first – which takes rough sleepers of the streets and gives them homes.

# homes - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Ireland will need 550,000 more homes and 660,000 more jobs for extra 1 million people by 2040

From today until 3 November, the public can make written submissions on the government’s national planning framework.

# homes - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Smart meters to be rolled out across Ireland in 2019 - a year later than anticipated

All old electricity meters are to be replaced in what’s described as a ‘once-in-a-generation’ project.

# homes - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

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

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?'

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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'

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

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

The operation began this morning.

# homes - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

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

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

And €5.6 billion into building loads of houses.

# homes - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Fairy lights could be slowing down your broadband, watchdog warns

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

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

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

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?

There are 2,600 countrywide.

# homes - Monday 21 September, 2015

Three 20-something entrepreneurs just launched an Airbnb for refugees

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"?

This couple found out.

# homes - Friday 28 August, 2015

# homes - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

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

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

Tech millionaires do alright for themselves.

# homes - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

# homes - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Take 4: Homes for every budget

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

We put your questions to the Department of Communications.

# homes - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Take 4: Homes for every budget

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?

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

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

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

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?

It’s tough out there. How tough?

# homes - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Poll: Do you plan to buy your own home? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you plan to buy your own home?

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

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