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#housing affordability

# housing-affordability - Friday 18 November, 2016

It's taking up to a third of a working couple’s income to pay the mortgage on their first home

The least affordable area for first-time buyers is Dun Laoghaire Rathdown in Dublin, while the most affordable county is Roscommon.

# housing-affordability - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

People are suddenly being asked to pay a lot more for houses outside Dublin

But in the capital there has been a drop in advertised prices.

# housing-affordability - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

We asked this expert if people were paying over the odds for property again

The demand for houses is there – but are people spending more than they should?

# housing-affordability - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

House prices are actually falling all over the country

The Central Bank’s new mortgage rules are probably working to keep a lid on the market.

# housing-affordability - Monday 16 February, 2015

'People are basically fleeing the city now': What sky-high rents are doing to Dublin

Economist Ronan Lyons tells us why the government needs to cut the cost of building new homes.