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This week’s vital property news: 3,800 houses due for South Dublin

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

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EVERY WEEK, WE bring you all the news you need to know about the property market.

The Big Movers

3,800 houses to be built in south Dublin

A new housing development in Cherrywood, Dublin is moving closer to becoming a reality, as developer Hines Ireland has put in plans for phase one this week.

Mortgage restrictions mean home-owning looking less and less likely for first-time buyers

The current restrictions on mortgages faced by first-time buyers is seriously reducing people’s expectations of ever owning their own home, according to a survey by Co-operative Housing Ireland.

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  • The Association of Expert Mortgage Advisers has said that there should be special mortgage rules in place to stop first-time buyers being priced out of buying a home
  • If you feel like downsizing, tiny houses are all the rage, but this two-bedroom 600-square-foot tiny home in the Hamptons is listed for $550,000 - so it’s small but not cheap.

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Ever wanted to live in Manhattan? This apartment could be all yours for a mere $283,000 a month. Fancy a look inside? Check it out here.

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All of photograph credit to Jonathan Nissenbaum.

And Finally…

Architect Des McMahon has received the James Gandon Medal for Lifetime achievement in architecture. He founded Gilroy McMahon Architects and won the RIAI Gold Medal twice.

Read: It looks like there will be a property tax freeze until 2019

Also: Fancy a little bit of Versailles in Rathgar?

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