Merging your styles in your first home together

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  Many of the homebuyers we have dealt with in recent years tend to be first-time buyers in their 30’s or 40’s, or perhaps couples who are buying together for the first time. As a couple they have usually lived together in one person’s rented or starter home and generally they have accepted each other’s […]

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Christmas Entertaining in your New Home

                It is the season for parties after all! There is nothing better than having family and friends over in your new home at Christmas and it is an opportunity to show off your home and your entertainment skills. However, it does take some planning and organisation to […]

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Interior Tips: How to make a feature of your windows

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  Have you got a special window that you would like to feature heavily in the design of your room?   Everyone has windows in their home and whether you are living in an apartment or a house there are several great options for contemporary curtains, shutters and blinds. The tone of a room can […]

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Factors to consider when buying a newly built home

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  Buying a newly built home has lots of advantages and once you fall in love with a home it can be hard to be objective, but you must be! There are many factors to consider when buying a new home and we have listed them here to ensure you make the right decision.   […]

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Furniture Trends for New Homes in 2018

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  2018 is in full swing and, if you are buying a new home this year, you might be wondering what the key trends are this year. Luckily, our in-house design guru has pulled together all the hot and trending furniture ideas of the season, so you know that your new home will be current […]

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Outdoor Living – How to create useable space in your garden

Traditionally, Irish homes treated outdoor space as somewhere to sit on the few sunny days we get, somewhere to park the BBQ and, typically, somewhere that was a ‘no-go’ area for six or eight months of the year. However, with housing trends moving towards apartment living and recent Housing Department guidelines opting for smaller city […]

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House Insurance for new home owners

Congratulations, you have finally bought or are close to completing the purchase of your new home; what next? Now is the time that you must consider house insurance and select which insurance company is right for you and your new home. Shopping around is still the best advice anyone could give you as there are […]

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The 2017 New Homes Market in Numbers

“Playing our part for the Dublin housing market, Victoria Homes has delivered close to 200 new homes in the capital since 2012 and we are on track to provide a further 1,000 to 1,200 new homes by 2022.” As 2017 is coming to a close, now is a good time to look back on how […]

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Are new apartment guidelines taking us backwards or forwards?

Many house-hunters and prospective home-buyers might have been dismayed to read the headlines this week, which accompanied the publication of draft apartment guidelines by the Department of Housing. In short, these new guidelines propose to do away with the requirement for car parking and aim to fit more homes into a given floor area. I […]

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