Dragons’ Den star selling home to help homeless

Published on December 1st, 2016 | by Martin Clancy

Dragons’ Den star and businessman Barry O’Sullivan is selling his Aran Islands home to raise funds for two homeless charities.The proceeds will provide Focus Ireland and COPE Galway with the deposits to purchase at least fifteen ... Read More



Central Bank eases rules for first-time buyers

Published on November 23rd, 2016 | by Martin Clancy

The central bank is set to ease the 10% rule for first-time buyers.From the beginning of next year, first-time buyers will need 10% of the property value as a deposit – regardless of the property value.Presently ... Read More


DNG Nationwide Conference 2016 sponsors DNG National Conference

Published on November 15th, 2016 | by Martin Clancy

We were delighted to sponsor the DNG National Conference again this year.The event had a great attendance again this year with over 200 turning out in Croke Park.Guest speakers throughout the day included CEO Eamonn ... Read More


screen_shot_2015-07-24_at_15-26-09 mobile apps nominated for eirSpider award

Published on November 14th, 2016 | by Martin Clancy

We’re delighted to announce that our mobile apps have been nominated for an eirSpider award in the “Best use of mobile technology” category.Our “Nearby place and Streetview” features have made the grade in what is widely seen ... Read More



Rents soar to new all-time high

Published on November 8th, 2016 | by Martin Clancy

By Ronan Lyons. The figures in this latest Rental Report make grim reading for most, including those renting and those in charge of Ireland’s housing system. The average rent nationwide rose by almost 4% in ... Read More


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What is the first-time buyers scheme?

Published on October 25th, 2016 | by Martin Clancy

During Budget 2017, the government announced the “First-time buyers” scheme. What exactly is it and how does it work?The department of housing, planning, community and local government define the plan as having the “dual benefit of ... Read More



Home Renovation Scheme Extended until 2018

Published on October 21st, 2016 | by Martin Clancy

With an expected end for the HRI scheme this coming December, it came as no surprise that the successful scheme was extended until the end of 2018 in our most recent budget announcements in Leinster House. ... Read More

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