State lost €31m by overpaying in five property deals

More than €31 million of taxpayers’ money was overpaid by the Office of Public Works (OPW) in five property deals over a four-year period, an internal report has found. Completed last year by two surveyors working for the OPW, the report has since been sent by OPW management to the Comptroller and Auditor General and has recently [...]

By |2018-11-06T12:30:57+00:00November 6th, 2018|Buying, House Prices, House Purchase, House Sales, Inquest, News, Property|Comments Off on State lost €31m by overpaying in five property deals

Residential Property prices rise 10.4% in July – CSO

Residential property prices posted their slowest annual growth rate in over a year in July, rising 10.4% compared with a three-year high of 13.3% in April. The latest figures from the Central Statistics Office also showed that residental property prices outside of Dublin continued to increase at a faster pace than in the city. Prices [...]

By |2021-07-28T16:05:40+01:00September 12th, 2018|House Prices, News, Property|Comments Off on Residential Property prices rise 10.4% in July – CSO

Lender must show ‘mortgage to rent’ is only pilot scheme, court rules

A financial institution must show it is not signed up to a “mortgage to rent” scheme, and is only operating a pilot scheme, if it is to succeed in its claim to repossess a couple’s home, the High Court ruled. The scheme was set up by the Government to help home owners at risk of [...]

By |2015-01-16T17:32:53+00:00January 16th, 2015|House Prices|Comments Off on Lender must show ‘mortgage to rent’ is only pilot scheme, court rules

House price rises calm down as tighter mortgage rules kick in

Less than half of areas saw house prices rise in May, as further signs emerged that tougher new mortgage rules are putting the squeeze on borrowers and cooling the housing market. House prices continued to rise across the UK in May but there has been a slight slowdown in the rate of inflation compared to [...]

By |2014-05-30T13:59:01+01:00May 30th, 2014|House Prices, House Purchase, House Sales, News|Comments Off on House price rises calm down as tighter mortgage rules kick in

House prices up Nationwide

Property sales throughout the UK surged by 32% during March and additionally vendors are likewise positive with instructions rising by 36%, a new study reveals. In general prices increased by 1% last month making the UK average £212,372, as reported by the most recent index via Sequence, with 300 estate agent branches across the country. [...]

By |2014-04-28T08:43:45+01:00April 28th, 2014|House Prices, House Sales|Comments Off on House prices up Nationwide
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