Nearly 18,500 Irish Homes Burgled in 2016
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]With Autumn just around the corner and the days getting shorter many of us will be making the most of the last days of summer. Whilst this is a lovely time of year to be out and about it can leave us vulnerable to unwanted visitors. Although burglaries are typically more frequent during Winter the threat remains throughout the year.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]According to CSO crime statistics there were around 18,500 burglaries and related incidents across the 28 Garda Divisions in...
14th June 2017
Christmas, ‘Tis the Season to be Safe!
With Christmas just around the corner, now it’s time to put up the last of the decorations, get the last of the shopping done and start enjoying the holiday season. With all the celebrations and festivities going on it is important to stay vigilant and be aware of the potential dangers in the home especially at this time of year. Christmas just wouldn’t be the same without the warm glow of Christmas lights but always check that...
21st December 2016
Good News for First Time Buyers
In recent weeks the Central Bank announced the decision to change the requirements for first time buyers seeking a mortgage. From January 1st the maximum loan-to-value (LTV) ratio for all first time buyers will be set at 90%. The changes aim to make it quicker and easier for first time buyers to get on the property ladder. The current rules, which came into effect in February 2015, will still apply to second time and subsequent buyers....
20th December 2016
Save on your Winter Household Running Costs
Summer has come and gone and now the short, cold and wet days of winter are fast approaching. There are preparations to be made for the likes of Halloween, Christmas and New Years but before all of that you may want to think about how to cut down on those larger winter household costs. For the majority of us, home heating is one of the largest household spends, especially during the cold months. However, there are...
21st October 2016