Last year followed a similar New Homes pattern to the previous year, with sales volumes continuing to increase and a higher weighting in the first half of the year. Schemes in Cork which commenced in 2017 are nearing completion and are now host to bustling new communities.
Noel Baker The director and assistant director of the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) have apologised for the mishandling of a case in which a bank is seeking to repossess a house but where the householders lodged an appeal and money was taken from their account, only for the RTB to rule that the bank could proceed.
A judge has said he may summons the chief executive of the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) to appear in his court after expressing his "surprise, disappointment and astonishment" at its apparent lack of communication with regard to a live case.
“It is important to recognise the positive effects that institutional investment can have,” according to Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy, who fails to see any downside to international corporations buying swathes of property in the country.
With CAO applications submitted since the start of the month, Leaving Cert students are turning their focus to their upcoming exams and getting the points they need for the courses of their choice. The thousands of mature students who also applied may not have exams to sit, but they can still get to work preparing for college life, particularly when it comes to finances.
Sanctions against rogue landlords and tougher property inspection powers are set to be approved in the weeks ahead so new rental protections take effect in the New Year. Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy admitted that rent pressure zones were not working as best as had been hoped.
Threshold has welcomed a €14,000 award to a Munster-based family of six after they were discriminated against on the grounds of the Housing Assistance Payment (HAP), but said more decisions might be required to force landlords to comply with the law.