Before you sign on the dotted line for a fixed-term mortgage, you need to consider what you might be giving up by fixing for so long. File photograph: Getty

Long-term mortgage rates have never really taken off in Ireland, despite their popularity elsewhere. In fact, the only mortgage rate with a term of mo(...)

Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan: Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy is seeking an additional €200 million per year for each of the next three years for the scheme

I have applied recently for a Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan. Have they made any more progress with the money being granted? Mr P.F., email As us(...)

The introduction of Help To Buy and an overall rise in development means first-time buyers  have more choice now than they would have had in the recent past, and bidding isn’t as frenzied

They are aged about 34, earning about €69,000 if they live outside of Dublin, and €81,000 in the capital, and looking to buy a new home in Dublin 15, (...)

‘I am a first-time buyer and am looking to self-build a small two-bedroom home with my fiance on a small corner site.’ File photograph:  Getty Images

I am a first-time buyer and am looking to self-build a small two-bedroom home with my fiance on a small corner site which is in my name. The value of (...)