Amendment to Price Register analysis has been alerted to an error in its recent analysis of the Property Price Register transactions for Dublin 6 for the first half of this year. Due to a data retrieval error transactions for this postcode area were overstated [...]

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Lisney open new Leeson Street office

The inside of the new office

After a long wait, Lisney is delighted to announce the [...]

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MyHome MyWorld campaign launches today

A new fully integrated campaign of activity gets underway today [...]

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Number of restructured mortgages nears 73,000


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

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

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

First-time buyers are now borrowing an average of €162,000 as mortgage lending hits its highest level in four years. Banks here issued just over 4,800 new mortgages in the second quarter of the year – up almost 50% on the same three month period of last year. First-time buyers accounted for around half of the [...]

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Don’t just plant it, colour it

Colours adds so much fun, pleasure and excitement to the garden but often many gardeners are frustrated with the results of their efforts to produce a colourful display. In urban gardens where space is often more limiting, this can be particularly challenging. Before deciding on what plants (shrubs/flowers/grasses and trees) to grow, there are a [...]

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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 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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property tax

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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