IPAV urges Government to prioritise the building of new homes

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Responding to this week’s vacant homes strategy, the Institute of Professional Auctioneers & Valuers (IPAV) said it is unlikely the strategy can impact hugely on the housing crisis, given its scale and the complexity of measures involved, such as facilitating the use of vacant properties of those in nursing home care.

Pat Davitt, IPAV’s chief executive, has said that while Minister Murphy himself has acknowledged that this announcement is just part of the strategy, the IPAV is encouraging the Government not to expend a great deal of energy on something that is likely to be fraught with legal and justice issues.

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Family home offers attractive central location

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Property: 10 Priory Park, Athlone, Westmeath

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Well-presented property is in a sought after area

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Property: 33 Ard na Glug, Cartrontroy, Athlone

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Spacious family home in a popular residential area

Thu, Aug 10, 2017

Property: Killinure Road, Glasson, Athlone

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Period-style home at Battery Bridge is full of character

Thu, Aug 10, 2017

Property: An Dun, Battery Bridge, Athlone

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Gardaí warn public to watch out for rental scams

Thu, Aug 10, 2017

Gardaí are advising people to be wary of rental scams, particularly at this time of year when students are returning to college.

While rental scams occur throughout the year, there is a spike due to a new generation of third level students seeking accommodation.

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Baylough property is ready to live in

Thu, Aug 03, 2017

Property: Baylough, Athlone

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Superb family home in sought-after location

Thu, Aug 03, 2017

Enjoying one of Athlone’s sought-after addresses in the popular neighbourhood of Curramore, Kiltoom, is this superb four-bed detached bungalow surrounded by beautifully landscaped sun-orientated gardens.

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Athlone home is ideal investment opportunity

Thu, Aug 03, 2017

Property: 84 Sli an Choiste, Old Tuam Road, Athlone, County Roscommon

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Insurance premium increases are adding to construction costs - CIF

Thu, Jul 27, 2017

The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) has warned that spiralling insurance premiums are adding to construction costs.

During the last year, construction companies around Ireland have reported disproportionate increases in Employer Liability/Public Liability (EL/PL) premiums, rising by up to 50 per cent in some instances.

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Help-to-Buy not responsible for house price increase - IPAV

Thu, Jul 27, 2017

While the Central Statistics Office (CSO) residential property price index shows inflation nationally increasing to 11.9 per cent in May, it is important that the Government is not forced into panic measures such as ending the Help-to-Buy scheme.

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Report says house price inflation to remain strong for rest of year

Thu, Jul 27, 2017

House price inflation should remain strong in 2017 despite the likely abolition of the ‘Help-to-Buy’ Scheme, according to the latest property report from MyHome.ie in association with Davy.

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