Sligo Weekender: “€8.9m of home sales in May amid call for help for buyers”

Sligo Weekender: “€8.9m of home sales in May amid call for help for buyers”

Posted on 01Aug

15/07/2019

There were 71 houses and apartments sold in Sligo in May, to a total value of €8.9m, but there has been a call for the government to extend the Help to Buy Scheme to help many who cannot afford to buy.

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Irish Construction Industry Magazine: Strong Upward For Housing

Posted on 17Jul

The CSO Quarter 1 2019 new dwellings completion report confirms a strong upward trend across all housing construction activity data sets.

“While it is important to continue our efforts to ensure that this trend is maintained and even further improved, it is encouraging to see today’s results,” says Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy.

“In order to properly address homelessness” he continues, “affordability and the challenges in housing, we need to fix supply. These numbers show that this is happening.

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Irish Examiner: Mortgage Expert: Extend Help-To-Buy

Posted on 15Jul

The help-to-buy scheme should be extended “sooner rather than later” to help first-time buyers being priced out, a mortgage expert has said.

Joey Sheahan of MyMortgages.ie was speaking as a report from EY and DKM showed nearly half of all counties in the Republic are now unaffordable for first time buyers on an average income.

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Property price inflation slows to six-year low of 2.8%

Posted on 11Jul

Latest official figures show the headline rate of inflation in the capital city Dublin at 0.6%

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The Irish Examiner: 20% of properties sold to big investors

Posted on 07Jun

One-fifth of all property sales in the first quarter of 2019 were to large international investors and real estate investment trusts. A new report from the Banking and Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) shows the extent to which investors are impacting on the private housing market in Ireland.

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Irish Independent:Your Questions-I need travel insurance but I am worried about a pre-existing condition

Posted on 14May

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The Irish Times: More tax, less benefits: Is working as a contractor right for you?

Posted on 17Apr

Irish Indepedent: “Your Questions: How much can we borrow to allow us buy a bigger home?”

Posted on 16Apr

The Irish Independent: Fewer than 1pc of homeowners switch mortgages

Posted on 02Apr

The Times (Ireland): Question of money: should I stick with my fixed-rate mortgage?

Posted on 25Feb

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