Blog – McCarthy & Associates – Galway Talks, 24/11/2016

The Central Bank eases lending restrictions

Finally, the Central Bank has got its act together in relation to the deposit requirements for First Time Buyers.  New regulations will be effective from 1st January next. First Time Buyers will be required to only have 10% of the purchase price saved, irrespective of the cost of the house. Read more..

Blog – McCarthy & Associates – Galway Talks, 13/10/2016


October’s Budget highlighted a number of areas that may have gone unnoticed by some of our readers.

  • Landlords will be to claim relief on 80% (2016 75%) of the interest paid on a mortgage for an investment property in 2017. This will rise to 100% by 2021. Read more..

Podcast – McCarthy & Associates – Galway Talks, 08/12/2016

MEDIA has something negative to say about every type of Investment, so make your own mind up!

David discusses the above and gives advice on what consumers need to be aware of when Investing.

Podcast – McCarthy & Associates – Galway Talks, 01/12/2016

David discusses the following on Galway Bay FM:

•Buying shares on the stockmarket •Paying tax on gains made through an Investment •Changing your Pension •Buying Sterling and Purchasing a vehicle in the UK.

Listen below for further information-