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Experts to review home buyers grant

More than 3,300 first-time buyers have applied for scheme

26th February, 2017

The Department of Finance intends to pay independent experts tens of thousands of euro in the coming months to conduct a promised economic impact assessment of the government’s controversial help-to-buy scheme.

More than 3,300 first-time buyers have applied for the scheme since it opened to applications at the start of last month, according to the latest Revenue figures.

The scheme, which sees first-time buyers who purchase or build new homes get a tax rebate...

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