Rent Pressure Zones – Some Examples

Rent Pressure Zones are areas of the country where the government has set limits on how much landlords can increase rents by for private tenants. See details of the locations of these Rent Pressure Zones here Overall – the aim of these RP Zones is to cap rent increases at 4% per annum – but […]
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Rent Allowance Increase July 2016

Rent Allowance Increase  : Rent Allowance – (also Known as Rent Supplement) is paid in Ireland to people living in private rented accommodation who cannot provide for the cost of their accommodation from their own resources. There are currently approximately 55,000 tenants getting rent  allowance  – which costs the state over €267 million a year. […]
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Renting or Buying a House – Cost Comparison

Over the long term – property prices have usually risen in the past  and may well do so in the future. In the current declining property market would you be worse off or better off renting a house rather than buying? Here are some figures for buying versus renting based on different scenarios over a […]
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