Saving for Your First Deposit

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  One of the biggest challenges first-time buyers face is saving for that all-important deposit for your new home. It is a huge amount of money and depending on your earnings and your situation you may find this a goal that will take years to attain. However, there are ways you can save and get […]

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Increase in Mortgage Drawdowns Driven by First-Time Buyers

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    Earlier this week, RTE reported an increase in both the value and the volume of mortgages drawn across Ireland in the first three months of 2019.   Since January, 8,577 new mortgages, to the value of almost €1.9 billion, were drawn down. According to the Banking & Payments Federation Ireland, this represents a […]

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Grow Your Own in Any Size Garden

Grow Your Own

  Growing your own food is such a wonderful thing to do and it may not be as hard as you think either. In fact, with the right advice it can be easily set up and continued to be done to create wholesome food straight from the garden to your fork. There are also many […]

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Top 10 Housewarming Gift Plants

    To discuss this and other housing matters in Dublin, please contact me directly on +353 (0) 87 937 0896, Derek@VictoriaHomes.ie  or check out all of our current developments at www.victoriahomes.ie/

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Housewarming Gift Registry … in Ireland?

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    So, here’s a new one for us – after many years delivering new homes to delighted home buyers, we like the Irish custom of housewarming parties, sometimes we even get invited! And it is customary that friends and family bring along a thoughtful gift to mark this special occasion, maybe flowers, a plant, […]

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(Almost!) Indestructible House Plants for Your New Home

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    With your first mortgage comes an unexplained urge to prove – to yourself, if not to others – that you can keep a plant alive for any significant period of time. It really is one of the last vestiges of youth before becoming a fully-fledged adult!  In recent years, we have seen plants […]

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Top Tips for New Home Owners

  To discuss this and other housing matters in Dublin, please contact me directly on +353 (0) 87 937 0896, Derek@VictoriaHomes.ie  or check out all of our current developments at www.victoriahomes.ie/

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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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