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Three new schemes announced to help tackle affordability in the housing market

Three new schemes announced to help tackle affordability in the housing market

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has announced details of three new schemes to tackle affordability in the housing market. One of the initiatives includes a Government-backed mortgage scheme for first-time buyers struggling to obtain finance. Under the schemes, a person or couple can borrow up…
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House prices and rental prices set to rise further in 2017, predicts SCSI

House prices and rental prices set to rise further in 2017, predicts SCSI

The cost of buying a home looks set to rise by an average of 7 per cent between now and the end of the year with even higher price increases predicted for Leinster, according to the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI). A survey from…
Landlords
New plans announced to limit how much landlords can increase rents by in designated areas

New plans announced to limit how much landlords can increase rents by in designated areas

Housing Minister Simon Coveney yesterday announced plans to limit how much landlords could increase rents by in designated areas of Dublin and Cork. The strategy sets out a range of measures under the headings of Security, Supply, Standards and Services which will address both immediate…
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