Monthly Archives: October 2017

Largest number of residential property sales recorded in Dublin 15

Dublin 15, which includes the areas of Castleknock, Blanchardstown, and Clonsilla, recorded the largest number of residential property sales in the capital in the first six months of 2017. In total 751 sales of residential property took place in the … Continue reading

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Ireland’s housing crisis is ‘completely normal’

Ireland’s housing crisis is “completely normal” and its level of homelessness is one of the lowest in Europe, outgoing chairman of the Government’s Housing Agency Conor Skehan has said. Mr Skehan, who departs the role next month, said the agency had warned the … Continue reading

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More cash for new homes as Government sets out ‘priority’

A €750M fund for builders, an ­ additional €75m to open up sites for residential development, and 3,800 new social homes in 2018 are among the main housing measures announced in Budget 2018. The Department of Housing will spend more … Continue reading

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Mortgage approvals rose almost 15% in August

The number of mortgages approved in August rose by almost 15 per cent compared with the same month last year, new figures from the Banking and Payments Federation Ireland show. A total of 3,964 mortgages were approved, with some 2,029 of them … Continue reading

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