mortgage interest relief

Mortgage affordability falls in first half of the year

Mortgage affordability falls in first half of the year

Mortgage affordability worsened in the first half of 2013, as the Government removed mortgage-interest tax relief for first-time buyers, the latest affordability index by lender EBS and economic consultants DKM shows. A single first-time buyer on average earnings who buys a house at the national average price typically spent…
SCSI report shows a stabilising property market

SCSI report shows a stabilising property market

The average prices of family homes in Dublin stabilised and marginally increased in 2012 while there were further declines in house prices around the rest of the country, albeit at a slower pace than 2011, according to the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI) annual survey…
Pages