MyHome MyWorld campaign launches today

A new fully integrated campaign of activity gets underway today supporting MyHome.ie, Ireland’s leading property website. The ‘MyHome MyWorld‘ campaign features breath-taking images of properties filmed using a specialist Ladybug 5 camera delivering an imaginative 30 second MyHome.ie television commercial. [...]

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Number of restructured mortgages nears 73,000

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The country’s main six banks had agreed to a total [...]

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First-time buyers borrowing an average of €162,000

First time buyers are drawing down mortgages averaging €162,000

First-time buyers are now borrowing an average of €162,000 as [...]

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Don’t just plant it, colour it

Colours adds so much fun, pleasure and excitement to the [...]

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Mortgage lending on the rise in Q2

Mortgage lending grew rapidly in the second quarter of the year, with both the number, and value, of loans reaching the highest level since Q2 2010. According to the latest IBF/PwC Mortgage Market profile for the second quarter of the year, the value of mortgages drawn down increased to €820 million, up by 58.4 per [...]

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New hassle-free online mortgage service

The mortgagestore.ie service is different to many others in the marketplace as it is a 100% direct option for customers. There are no branches. Instead, they use email, phone and text messages to update you about your mortgage application and also send you mortgage market news, facts and figures which may be of interest. In less than [...]

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Sales are increasing in the capital

Dublin needs 54,000 new homes over the next seven years

The Economic and Social Research Institute has said that tens of thousands of new homes are needed to meet demand over the next seven years. It said that by far the greatest number is required in the Greater Dublin area. The ESRI said that while there is a shortage of housing in the capital, there is a substantial [...]

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Employers to take property tax from workers’ wages this month

This month will see employers start to take property tax from workers’ wages for the first time. Revenue has sent out more than 100,000 notices to employers giving the direction to recoup the tax or the household charge, if they have not been paid. Pension providers must also take it from those payments. An estimated [...]

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Number of mortgages in negative equity decreasing

A report by the Economic and Social Research Institute estimates that the number of mortgage loans where the outstanding debt exceeds the value of the property has fallen by 45,000 since 2012. The ESRI said there were 269,000 mortgages in negative equity at the end of last year. According to the report, the number of [...]

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A portion of the crowd at one of O'Donnellan and Joyce's previous auctions

Latest O’Donnellan & Joyce auction proves a huge success

A total of 23 of the 27 properties up for auction at last Friday’s O’Donnellan & Joyce summer auction in the Harbour Hotel in Galway were sold at the event. In total, there were sales of around €4m on the day. The remaining four lots that didn’t sell were withdrawn but are currently under active [...]

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