Month: December 2009

Outdoor Christmas Lights: Love them or hate them?

Outdoor Christmas Lights: Love them or hate them?

Outdoor Christmas Lights: Love them or hate them?

With the Christmas festive season well underway, the decoration process both inside and outside of the house is in full swing. With a massive range of lights on the market, from modest icicle sequences to 12ft illuminated sets of Santa and his reindeers, it”s fair to say that Christmas has gone all bling bling. Only a …

Has the Minister done enough to entice you to buy?

Has the Minister done enough to entice you to buy?

Has the minister done enough to entice you to buy?The news that the Mortgage Interest Relief scheme is to be extended for qualifying loans until 2017 is good for both existing home owners whose relief is due to expire and for new purchasers who will still be able to obtain mortgage interest relief for qualifying loans. The real benefit of this extension will be seen …

Top 5 Christmas Presents for your home!

Top 5 Christmas Presents for your home!

Top 5 Christmas Presents for your home!

We have scoured the internet, magazines and newspapers to find the perfect gifts this Christmas for you and your home… here”s our favourite top five.

At number 5 is the considerate radio alarm clock. If you or someone you know finds rolling out of bed a little bit of a struggle especially on the cold …

MyHome.ie Response to Budget 2010

MyHome.ie Response to Budget 2010

MyHome.ie Response to Budget 2010MyHome.ie has welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Finance that mortgage interest relief will continue to be applicable for seven years for all qualifying loans taken out before 1st July 2010, and that transitional arrangements will be put in place for qualifying loans taken out between 1st July 2011 and the end …

Budget 2010: Possibility of Property Tax Increase

Budget 2010: Possibility of Property Tax Increase

Budget 2010: Possibility of Property Tax Increase5 days and counting, Budget 2010 is nearly here and like other sectors the property market will not escape.

While it is reported that a property tax for all home owners is unlikely to be introduced this year, rumours are rife that an increase in the €200 property tax on second homes is on the cards.

The tax has made …

MyHome.ie has launched a fresh new look!

MyHome.ie has launched a fresh new look!

MyHome.ie has launched a fresh new lookHere at MyHome we are continuously creating and providing more new and improved ways to help you get the best out of MyHome.ie. We have recently made some changes to the site which we hope you will like.

Why not take a look?

Some new features and …

CBRE Reaction to Budget 2010

  Property consultants CB Richard Ellis have described yesterday's Budget as "tough but necessary" saying that while cuts to public sector pay, social welfare, children's…