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House Prices to Rise

House Prices to Rise Again In Ireland

House prices to rise for up to 10 years, property report says Warning comes as Leo Varadkar orders inquiry into housebuilding costs across Europe The Daft.ie report found that house prices in Ireland have risen more in the first six…

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Builders hold key to cutting cost of housing

House Prices to Rise

While lower VAT might boost construction, builders could also simply reduce their prices   Developer Michael O’Flynn: “I would drop the price of my houses and apartments if the cost of VAT was reduced.” Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision Cork property…

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Help to Buy scheme could be axed by Varadkar

House Prices to Rise

The first-time buyer grant could be facing the axe just six months after it was introduced. Fine Gael leadership frontrunner Leo Varadkar yesterday vowed to abolish the Help to Buy scheme if it proves to be inflating prices. Announced in…

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First Time Buyers

Buying a House in Ireland

It doesn’t add up: 20,000 first-time buyers chase 10,000 new homes Commentators have blamed the loosening of Central Bank rules on the size of deposits first-time buyers need, and the Government’s help-to-buy rebate, for the surge in lending. (Stock photo) Twenty-thousand…

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