Tag: housing

Handy Tips When Saving For A Mortgage

SO YOU’VE started on the road which you hope will end with you becoming a homeowner/saddled with debt for 30 years. But did you know that many first time buyers fail to identify simple and effective ways to save for that all important deposit? WWN’s financial expert Freddie Knobbs has those vital tips that could… Read more »

People Directly Responsible For Mica Scandal Enjoy Another Perfect Night Of Uninterrupted Sleep

WITH the taxpayer on the hook for the improved €2.2bn Mica redress scheme which remains utterly deaf to the concerns of the homeowners affected, WWN can confirm that those involved in acquiring and supplying the defective blocks have had another flawless night of uninterrupted sleep. “None of that mindfulness app whale ‘sounds of the sea’… Read more »

Donegal Told They Can Have Train Or 100% Redress, Not Both

MICA-struck homeowners in the north west have been told that there’s a certain amount of ‘Donegal Dosh’ in the kitty for either the rebuilding of their homes or the construction of a new rail corridor, whichever they prefer. “It’s either, not both” declared a spokesperson for the Department of Housing, flanked by a nodding mouthpiece… Read more »

Student Accommodation Crisis: “Just Live In Your Old Pair’s Dublin Apartment Rent Free Like I Did”

ON HAND to offer his expertise, free of charge to students deferring their start in college due to a lack of affordable accommodation is recently graduated former student and current benefactor of his parents’ hard work and wealth, Jonathan Dowdy Hall. Moved by the difficulty being endured by students, Dowdy Hall shares his indispensable knowledge… Read more »

“Linking Rent To Inflation Was Our Terrible Idea First” Complain Sinn Féin

MARKING THE first time Fine Gael have semi-successfully landed a ‘well actually Sinn Féin is to blame for that’ barb, Tánaiste Leo Varadkar sort-of correctly asserted that pursuing a policy of rent increases linked to inflation was first suggested by the opposition party. “Hey, that was our surface level, crowd pleasing and short-sighted idea first… Read more »