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Government prepares boost for homebuyers

The government is considering moves to spur activity in the housing market, as part of a package of measures to stimulate the economy.

16th August, 2008

The government is considering moves to spur activity in the housing market, as part of a package of measures to stimulate the economy.

Taoiseach Brian Cowen has asked for detailed plans to be prepared over the summer, and the first moves are likely to be announced next month.

A range of measures that could help first-time buyers back into the market are being examined, including an expansion and restructuring of the affordable housing scheme.

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