Friday November 22, 2019

Property giant wants help-to-buy scheme retained

The boss of property giant Glenveagh is calling for the government to keep the help-to-buy scheme for first-time home buyers

By Ian Guider

Markets Editor

@ianguider
1st September, 2019

Glenveagh chief executive Stephen Garvey

The boss of property giant Glenveagh is calling for the government to keep the help-to-buy scheme for first-time home buyers.

Speaking to analysts after Glenveagh’s half-year financial results late last month, chief executive Stephen Garvey said that he expected the scheme, which is due to run out at the end of this year and offers a €20,000 tax rebate to buyers, to be retained in some form.

Glenveagh, which owns the second-biggest land...

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