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Dublin: 11 °C Thursday 19 July, 2018


# houses - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Irish house prices increased 13% in twelve months, the fastest rate in Europe

Dublin residential property prices have increased 90% from their February 2012 low.

# houses - 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.

# houses - Monday 16 April, 2018

It's looking more likely that any changes to the property tax system will be 'moderate'

Minister Paschal Donohoe said any changes to the property tax regime should be ‘affordable’ for homeowners.

# houses - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Rental prices: These are the most expensive Dart and Luas stops to live next to

Sandymount Dart station is the most expensive station to live near, with monthly rents averaging at €2,282.

# houses - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Property prices rise by 12.5% nationally CSO

Property prices rise by 12.5% nationally

The west region showed the greatest price growth, with house prices increasing by 17.2% in the year to January.

# houses - Saturday 24 February, 2018

How will Ireland 2040 be delivered? For starters, we need more brickies, tilers and plasterers

Ireland 2040 has big plans – but will we have enough construction workers to deliver government pledges.

# houses - Saturday 27 January, 2018

'They know the gun is to the head': Vexatious objectors are delaying the construction of new homes

The head of the Construction Federation of Ireland said developers are paying objectors up to €10,000 to make their objections go away.

# houses - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Leo: 'I didn't actually get help from my parents - I got a 100% mortgage' Exclusive

Varadkar had said that “lots of us” received help in raising deposits.

# houses - Friday 29 December, 2017

Help-to-buy scheme has cost more than originally anticipated

Help-to-buy scheme has cost more than originally anticipated

Originally the scheme was estimated to cost the Exchequer €50m.

# houses - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Over 500 home-buyers have got the maximum €20,000 Help-to-Buy relief

Around €62 million has been paid to developers under the scheme.

# houses - Monday 2 October, 2017

Cost of new Dublin properties up €39,000 compared to last year

According to the Q3 Property Report, increases will continue into 2018.

# houses - Saturday 23 September, 2017

'This is for builders not working-class people' - The letters sent to Coveney after Help-To-Buy announcement

Then Housing Minister Coveney received a number of letters about the scheme.

# houses - Monday 11 September, 2017

Rise in house sales along commuter belts due to lack of affordable homes in Dublin

A study shows the number of house sales has increased by 8.4% in the first half of 2017.

# houses - Monday 4 September, 2017

'You’ve seen three people unfortunately die' - Fianna Fáil defends planned tax cut for builders

Barry Cowen TD thinks the proposal will stimulate construction.

# houses - Monday 7 August, 2017

Column: 'In practice, how much help is the Help to Buy for first-time buyers?'

It depends largely on your personal circumstances. But if you are thinking of applying for this scheme then you would be wise to assess your eligibility and your options ASAP, writes Barry Flanagan.

# houses - 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.

# houses - 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.

# houses - Friday 23 June, 2017

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%.

# houses - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

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.

# houses - Friday 28 April, 2017

Simon Coveney thinks Ireland should go high-rise 'in the right places'

“Obviously we don’t want to be building skyscrapers in Georgian Dublin.”

# houses - Thursday 27 April, 2017

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.

# houses - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Irish house prices are up by a huge 11% – and more rises could be on the way

Prices are jumping across the country.

# houses - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

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.

# houses - Monday 3 April, 2017

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.

# houses - Saturday 11 February, 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.

# houses - 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.

# houses - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

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

# houses - Saturday 31 December, 2016

5 trends coming down the tracks in the 2017 property market

Economist Ronan Lyons gives us his take on what to expect.

# houses - Thursday 22 December, 2016

'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.”

# houses - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

'Rent pressure zones' to be introduced with immediate effect in Dublin and Cork

The government has launched its plan to tackle rising rents.

# houses - 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.

# houses - 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.

# houses - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

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.

# houses - Thursday 15 September, 2016

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.

# houses - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

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.

# houses - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Eight towns and cities chosen for €100m social housing plan of 450 homes

Further announcements will be made later this year.

# houses - Monday 4 July, 2016

The average asking price for a house in Dublin city is now €314,311

And prices are rising across the country.

# houses - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

David Drumm cuts the price of his American home by $25,000

Drumm faces two trials here in Ireland.

# houses - Monday 6 June, 2016

# houses - 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.

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