What you really, really want…

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New Homes ‘Need to Know‘ Series   Glossy brochures, inspiring interiors, landscaped retreats in the city and seemingly endless optional extras… it is no wonder it’s so easy to get carried away when choosing your new home. This is just as true when buying off-plan as when buying an already-built home. Sometimes having too much […]

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New Homes ‘Need to Know’: Buying Off-Plan

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One of the more confusing aspects of buying a new home for first-time buyers can oftentimes be to understand how the process differs when buying an existing, already-built home rather than buying one ‘off-plan’.   As with all new things, this can create a sense of fear as so much feels intangible when working from […]

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Irish Times: Victoria Homes doubles number of homes planned for Carrickmines site to 1,500

As well as the Carrickmines development, Victoria Homes has acquired sites in Dublin 14, 16 and 18 and has plans to build more than 2,500 housing units. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Extended plan represents largest residential development undertaken since recession   House builder Victoria Homes has expanded the planning application for its site in Carrickmines, south Co Dublin, to include up to 1,500 homes. This is nearly double the number of units contained in the original plan for the Glenamuck Road site, making it the largest residential development undertaken […]

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What getting mortgage-ready looks like

Vista Montana by Victoria Homes Dublin

New Homes ‘Need to Know’ Series   In previous posts, I have detailed the steps involved in applying for your first mortgage; however, recent conversations with potential new homeowners got me thinking that, in reality, preparing for a successful mortgage application starts a year or two before ever making contact with the local bank lender.  […]

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New Homes ‘Need to Know’: Thinking of buying a new home?

Thinking of making a move?

  Making the decision to buy your first home is a monumental one. Similarly, when you and your family are settled in one place, it can take a lot of deliberation to know when is the right time to make your next move, and to where. If you are thinking of making the move to Dublin, […]

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New Homes ‘Need to Know’ Series

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  Finding New Favourites   Moving homes can feel like a daunting experience. Sure, it is exciting and full of potential, but  it can also be quite jarring to find yourself  in your new home on day one, unable to locate the nearest hardware shop or a place to buy superglue. By the way, that’s […]

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Does a Move Mean a Whole New You?

Personality changes when moving to a new area

  In a recent article published by US magazine ‘The Cut’, it was shown how your personality actually changes when you move to a new place.   This is not something that we had considered before but, when you think about it, it makes sense. And this is not likely something that home buyers moving […]

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Conveyancing Steps for Your Newly-Built Home

Conveyancing Steps for Your Newly-Built Home

    Congratulations on securing your quality-built, Victoria Homes new home!   The next step is for you to instruct a solicitor to deal with the conveyancing, that is, the completion of your contracts for sale and any mortgage documentation – if you have accessed bank finance for your new home.   The booking deposit […]

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