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# property ladder

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'Relationship status should not define your ability to own a home, but it does'
Some houses selling for €120,000 above asking price as virtual viewings become the norm during pandemic
Over 3,300 mortgages approved in January, representing 2.8% year-on-year increase
Over 5,200 mortgages approved in October, with surge driven by first-time buyers
'A lot of people are stuck in a rip-off rental trap': New minister promises affordable housing scheme
Majority of potential homebuyers believe next year will be a good time to buy property
First-time buyers made up most of the 12,000 mortgages drawn down in last quarter of 2019
First-time buyers in Dublin are now spending an average of €375,000 for a home
Average asking price for newly listed homes is €269k nationally and €376k in Dublin
Ongoing lack of clarity on funding is 'not inhibiting' popular mortgage scheme in any way, says government
People are now paying an extra €129,000 to live near the Dart or Luas
Average asking price for 3-bed semi-d is €268,000 nationally or €375,000 in Dublin
Over 4,000 mortgages approved last month, with lots of people switching
People are paying an extra €114,000 to live near the Dart or Luas
A three-bed semi-detached house now costs an average of €229,111
Central Bank decides NOT to change mortgage deposit rules for first-time buyers
Taoiseach says workers in their 20s and 30s should be given the chance to buy a home
House prices in Dublin rise by €32,000 in six months
One in four adults are living in an unsuitable home but can't afford to move
More than 500 people have already applied for the new first-time buyers scheme
Coveney: Change to first-time-buyer scheme is 'sensible' but €600k threshold remains
Noonan defends first-time buyers plan as critics warn it will create 'bidding war'
Thinking about getting a mortgage? It could take you over six years to save for a deposit
Developers need more than €330,000 to build a single house in Dublin - here's why
Rent in Dublin is up by 16.6%, but what about other areas?
Local authorities issue 99 mortgage approvals this year
Rich sports fans are renting luxury London homes for the Olympics
Poll: Should people be helped onto the property ladder?