Dublin property values have stalled, according to estate agent  DNG, with virtually no increases recorded over the last 12 months and a slight decline reported in south Dublin. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Close to half of first-time buyers are availing of the Government’s Help-to-Buy incentive, according to estate agents DNG. The incentive, which allow(...)

The Property Price Register has undoubtedly given a much-needed quantitative insight into the Irish property market – but it has its flaws. Photograph: Getty Images

It was hailed as revolutionary when introduced in 2012 and has undoubtedly given a much-needed insight into the Irish property market. No longer do r(...)

While it’s impossible to determine just how much money you might need for the remainder of your life, it’s better to overestimate rather than underestimate.

This is one of the articles from the Lifetime Finance Advice series by our personal finance expert Fiona Reddan. These articles provide key financial (...)

A latent log jam is emerging however, mainly due to the lack of options for older homeowners looking to trade down. Photograph: iStock

The new homes market will be well served this autumn, with plenty of options coming on stream, most of which will be aimed at first time buyers. “The(...)