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Wednesday 22 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Home Owners

Last year
# Wrap
Wexford Youths close in on leaders Shelbourne while Galway United earn 6-0 win
There were four games down for decision in the league today.
All time
# local property tax
Revenue extends hours for Local Property Tax helpline ahead of deadline this weekend
The agency received over 12,000 calls daily this week.
Mica-affected homeowner: As a homebuyer in Ireland, you have few rights
Lisa Hone lives with mica in her home every day. She warns householders that they have very little protection on the biggest purchase of their lives.
# Your Say
Poll: Should house viewings be allowed under Level 5?
Since January, viewings of properties available to buy or rent have moved online.
# Repossessions
Cabinet to consider Bill to help borrowers in mortgage arrears
The Bill aims to broaden the matters a judge needs to take into account when considering repossessions.
# sponsored by kbc
6 things no one tells you about buying a house
Prepare yourself.
# hoarders
Suspected home explosion turns out to be just a huge mess
Oh… we’ll just be moving to a different country now.
# property ladder
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.
# sponsored by ebs
6 things you'll hear new homeowners say
Trust us, you’ll recognise these gems. You might have even said them yourself.
# Arrears
Number of homeowners in mortgage arrears quadrupled since 2009
Figures from the Central Bank of Ireland reveals that outstanding mortgage arrears increased in the second quarter of this year.
# Property Tax
Revenue property tax website cost just under €50,000, says Noonan
Latest figures from Revenue show just over 7,000 people have paid the property tax in its first fortnight.
# community
Over 1.1 million have now paid the Household Charge - Hogan
Hogan thanked all those who had registered their properties and paid the charge, saying €113.35 million has been collected and reallocated to local authorities.
# Budget 2013
Mortgage interest relief to end - but first time buyers exempt from property tax until 2016
The mortgage relief measure introduced in last year’s Budget will come to an end this month.
# Property
Another 180 houses now available through NAMA's 80:20 scheme
The initiative promises potential buyers protection from negative equity.
# gaffs
More immigrants buying homes in Ireland than ever before
Around 7 per cent of immigrants in Ireland now has a mortgage, compared to around 14 per cent of Irish-born people.
# Household charge
Unite urges members not to pay household charge
The trade union has dismissed the charge as unfair and called on its members not to pay – all 60,000 of them.
Column: Our landlord went into receivership – now we’re in limbo
Her building crumbling and in legal limbo, Alsa Campbell writes about how tenants are finding themselves at the sharp end of landlords’ financial troubles.
# Your Say
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…
# Mortgages
Explainer: Changes to mortgage interest relief
Finance Minister Michael Noonan has introduced changes to the mortgage interest relief available to buyers and home owners as part of next year’s Budget – but what does it mean?
# Property
Property prices drop 3.7% in third quarter as buyers remain jittery
As the latest Daft report is released, economist Ronan Lyons explains why house-hunters are afraid to take the plunge.
# Personal Finance
New regulations for homeowners in arrears
New rules for mortgage lenders have been proposed to help struggling homeowners.
# Mortgages
BOI mortgage rate hike.
# House Prices
200,000 home owners facing negative equity
House prices continue to slide.