Major rush to join first-time buyer scheme.
Byline: CRAIG HUGHES
SPECULATION the controversial help-to-buy scheme is going to be scrapped has led to a surge in first-time buyers, it has been claimed.
A new report by MyHome.ie shows a surge in the number of people trying to access the programme.
During his leadership campaign Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said he would be conducting a review of the scheme.
Davy chief economist Conall MacCoille, who authored the new report, said: "The most likely time for an end to that scheme would be January 1, 2018.
"We would expect to see a rush of transactions at the end of the year and then a slowdown early in next year."
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|Publication:||The Mirror (London, England)|
|Date:||Jul 4, 2017|
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