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Budget 2015: Little gain for first-time buyers from Dirt refund scheme

Dirt refund for first-time buyers sounds like a good deal for young couples and individuals who want to save for their first home.

19th October, 2014

News of a Deposit Interest Retention Tax (Dirt) refund for first-time buyers sounds like a good deal for young couples and individuals who want to save for their first home.

In reality, though, the move is a drop in the ocean relative to the amount that first-time buyers will need to save to buy a property.

Earlier this month the Central Bank announced proposals to restrict mortgage lending, meaning that the majority of first-time buyers...

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