60,000 more to pay local property tax bills

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy intends to prevent massive property tax increases for the majority of households by adding tens of thousands of new homeowners to the scheme, the Sunday Independent can reveal. The minister’s overhaul of the property tax system will include abolishing exemptions for 60,000 homeowners who have avoided paying the tax since it was introduced […]

Housing crisis is main barrier for emigrants

A recent report states the housing crisis is the single biggest barrier preventing emigrants from returning home to their families after the recession, a new Government survey has revealed. Four-out-of-five emigrants who want to come home said buying or renting accommodation was the greatest difficulty they faced should they return to Ireland. Emigrants forced to […]