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When can we buy property in Ireland again?

When can we buy property in Ireland again?

Ireland is being extremely cautious in moving out of its lockdown and that is showing in its very low infection rates. But with ‘phase 4’ in sight, what effect has it had on Irish property prices and when will we be able to travel there? 
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Slow but steady growth in Irish property prices

The Irish property market has been a tale of two halves for some time now, with prices in Dublin shooting up during the tech boom, while the rest of the country saw more measured growth. Now, however, the two seem to be coming into step, with slow but steady growth reported nationwide. Could this be the perfect time for overseas buyers?
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Building your own home, part 2: getting an architect and planning permission

For part two of our ‘Building your own Home’ series, we’re taking a closer look at how to find a reputable architect in Ireland and what steps you need to take to obtain planning permission before you can break ground on building your dream home. If you missed part one, make sure to have a read of it to find out how to find the right plot of land.
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Family-friendly Ireland: five places perfect for kids

If you’re moving to the Emerald Isle with children – or you’ll have grandchildren, nieces, nephews and so on visiting you – these family-friendly places in Ireland are the best locations to buy your home. From the Dublin suburb that ticks all the boxes, to the perfect village to experience rural life, we’ve scoured the country for the top spots.
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Why now’s the time to buy investment property in Ireland

If you’re expanding your investment portfolio, now’s the time to direct your search overseas? You won’t be the first to take the leap – ‘fly to let’ investment in residential property is on the up. With advances in tech letting us search for investment property in Ireland from any corner of the world and speak directly to vendors, you can get started right away.
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How to pay for an Irish property

Many of us would love to buy a home in Ireland but don’t have the cash to buy. Or rather, we think we don’t. The truth, however, is that for many potential buyers in Ireland there are all sorts of ways to raise the money, some involving little sacrifice – simply using your assets better. Here are some potential ways to raise finance for an Irish property.
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Find the ‘sunny southeast’ in Dunmore East

It’s not often that an April Fool’s joke really gains much traction. However, this year a cheeky The Munster Express journalist fooled the good folk of Dunmore East that Theresa May would soon be in their midst…! Although just a caper, it got us thinking about what this lovely village has to offer those looking to move to Ireland.
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How can you buy land to build on in Ireland?

If you’re a Grand Designs fanatic like so much of the UK, perhaps you’re considering self-building your perfect home when you move to Ireland – so you can have it exactly how you want. So, today, we’re looking at how to buy land to build on in Ireland, and the major points you need to consider before you embark on a self-build journey. 
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What’s next for the Irish property market in 2019?

Looking back on 2018, the Irish property market was characterised by growing prices across the board and many people hoping to buy, but facing strict lending conditions from the Central Bank. Today, we’re providing an update on how the Irish market is performing currently, as well as providing some insight into the year ahead.
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‘Brexodus’: are Britons leaving the UK for Ireland over Brexit?

Media reports say more and more Brits are quitting the UK for Ireland as Brexit edges (or hurtles) ever closer – and we’ve got a new word in the Brexit lexicon: Brexodus. But who is it who’s actually moving and where are they moving to – and how does the move itself actually work? Find out in today’s news update.
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Buying in Ireland, part four: how to buy

We all know how important is to draw up a realistic budget, but what does that really entail? What are the different sources of finance available and what can you do about any investments? What about changing exchange rates? Find out about the costs of buying a house in Ireland in part four of your serialisation.
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