Published on November 25th, 2016 | by Martin Clancy

Dublin boasts bulk of new homes that qualify for the first-time buyers scheme

The bulk of properties currently available that qualify for the Governments first-time buyers scheme are located in Dublin and Dublin’s commuter counties.

After doing some research we found that 25% (643) of all properties nationwide that qualify and are currently available (2,540) – are in the Dublin area.

Kildare has 14% of the properties that qualify while  Meath (13%) and Cork (6%) were next best.

Commenting on the data; Public Relations and Communications manager with – Martin Clancy said: “At the moment we’re continuing to see a lot of increased activity around new home searches. The majority of these searches are also matching up with areas that represent the bulk of properties available that qualify for the first-time buyers scheme, namely Dublin, Kildare and Meath.”


New homes that qualify for the first-time buyers scheme – by location (Top 5):

  • Dublin – 643
  • Kildare – 344
  • Meath – 318
  • Cork – 163
  • Kerry – 150

Meanwhile, searches for new homes on continues to increase with November seeing a 67% increase in new home searches compared with the same period last year.

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