Extension of the help-to-buy scheme

The Governments recent July Stimulus Plan announced an extension of help-to-buy scheme to support new homeownership. The Help-to-buy scheme will be enhanced for the remainder of 2020 (end of December 2020) so that the level of support available to first time buyers will be increased. The main change to the scheme now sees First Time…

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Housing Market Bulletin June 2020

New housing supply dented by Covid-19 New supply for the Irish residential property market was on a steady rise before the Covid-19 pandemic and associated restrictions depressed activity. Prior to these disruptions, completions, as measured by the CSO’s new dwelling data, rose by 18% last year to over 21,000 units. This year had also started…

Mortgage Repayment Break – COVID-19

COVID-19 Contact Numbers For Customers Wishing To Seek A Mortgage Repayment Break   AIB 1890 252008 Bank of Ireland 01 6113333 EBS 1850 330044 Finance Ireland 1890 995998 Haven Mortgages 1850 654329 ICS Mortgages 1890 542542 KBC Bank 1800 939244 Permanent tsb 0818 502424 Ulster Bank 1800 435763

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Housing Market Bulletin December 2019

Further improvement in new supply, but still long way to go   Improvement in the pace of new supply   The rate of increase in the supply of new housing units accelerated in the third quarter of this year. The CSO’s ‘new dwelling completions’ rose by 22% on a year-on-year basis. This represented a pick-up…