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Buying Your First Home

At EBS we've helped thousands of people buy their homes in Ireland. Now all that experience is available to you. If you're a first time buyer you should find everything you need in this section.

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How much can I afford to borrow? How much will my repayments be?

What our customers say

Watch Paul's story here

Paul Furlong, a fireman from North Dublin, is more than familiar with ladders, but when it came to finding a first rung on the property ladder, he turned to EBS for advice.

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The mortgage process explained

As it's your first time around, the process of getting a mortgage may seem a litle daunting, so we've tried to make things clearer with this step by step video guide just for you.

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What we can offer you

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Check out the details of our first time buyer mortgage. For more information be sure to set up an appointment with one of our expert Mortgage Advisors.

First time buyer mortgage

Guide to buying your first home

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Read our pocket guide to buying your first home here. It’s packed full of handy tips and advice on taking that first step on the property ladder.

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5 things that lenders look for before giving you a mortgage

5 things that lenders look for before giving you a mortgage

Getting mortgage approval is not quite as simple as saving a deposit, filling out a form and being handed a couple of hundred thousand euros, thank you very much. In the last few years lenders have tightened up the criteria for granting mortgages. Of course there is still the paperwork – such as filling out forms and providing bank statements. But what are mortgage lenders really looking for?

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The beginners guide to buying a house at auction in Ireland

The beginners guide to buying a house at auction in Ireland

Nothing in the home-buying process can quite match the excitement of an auction. Private treaty sales are usually long drawn out affairs. The bidding process can go on for weeks with lots of time to think about whether or not to take the plunge.

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