Monthly Archives: May 2017

Why we keep making the same mistakes over housing

There is nothing new under the sun and this applies as much to the Irish housing market as anything else. The truly alarming thing about the current housing crisis is that it is really just a rerun of the crisis … Continue reading

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Mortgage approvals surge 62.% in first quarter of 2017

Mortgage approvals surged 62 per cent in the first quarter of 2017 compared to the same period last year, according to figures released Thursday by Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI). And the value of the loans approved is rising … Continue reading

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First-time buyers: It’s cheaper to buy than rent, but do the sums

It is cheaper to buy than rent in many parts of the State but buying is not always best If not quite back in force, then first-time buyers are certainly looking to buy in greater numbers than in recent times. … Continue reading

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