Self-builders who want to avail of the Help to Buy scheme as of 2016 must apply by 31 March 2017 The Help to Buy (HTB) scheme, which helps ROI first time buyers put down a deposit towards purchasing or building their home through a tax rebate, is causing some confusion among self-builders who have drawn down the first tranche […]
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ROI homeowners have spent €1.2 billion through the Home Renovation Incentive (HRI) since its launch in 2013, but interest in the scheme in 2016 fell significantly. The Help to Buy (HTB) scheme introduced in this year’s Budget has however managed to pick up the slack with better than expected demand for the new tax incentive aimed at first time buyers […]
In ROI sites with poor drainage will benefit from the EPA’s new Code of Practice, which is expected by the end of the year. The ROI Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is looking at giving the green light to systems that would make it possible to build on sites with low permeability, SelfBuild has learned. The […]
The kits are available to borrow free of charge for a period of two weeks. Armed with a few DIY tools you can conduct your own home energy survey to pinpoint problem areas – and test whether work you’ve carried out has paid off! Public libraries in Dublin city are now offering you the possibility […]
The ROI government is looking at introducing feed-in tariffs for renewable electricity generation in the home, sources in the Department of Communications Climate Action and Environment tell SelfBuild.
An ROI Government sponsored competition is looking for Universal Design solutions for older persons living in Ireland, with a focus on technology and adaptability.
Details of the Voluntary Homeowner Relocation Scheme are due to be released “soon”, the Office of Public Works tells SelfBuild, within the first quarter of 2017.
Cash grants for refurbishing old buildings in rural communities have been given the green light in the Government’s Action Plan for Rural Development, Realising our Rural Potential, unveiled on Monday January 23rd.