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Cosy and colourful: this Wicklow cottage is a décor delight

Cosy and colourful: this Wicklow cottage is a décor delight

Switching your mortgage could offer you the opportunity to create your perfect space. For designer Emma Edmonds, doing the work herself is all part of the charm   Sponsored by Ulster Bank   In part eight of our Switch it Up series, we discover the…
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How to get a warm, energy-efficient home now and into the future

How to get a warm, energy-efficient home now and into the future

Improving your BER rating is a great way to reduce bills. Potential savings from switching your mortgage along with access to grants could be the way to create your own cosy home   Sponsored by Ulster Bank   This winter our homes will be our…
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You’re invited to a free mortgage switcher virtual event

You’re invited to a free mortgage switcher virtual event

Switch it Up Live will feature information and inspiration in association with Ulster Bank   Sponsored by Ulster Bank   On Thursday, October 1st at 7pm, The Irish Times will host its first virtual mortgage switcher event in association with Ulster Bank. The event is…
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Your essential kitchen and bathroom upgrade guide

Your essential kitchen and bathroom upgrade guide

Planning a kitchen or bathroom project is exciting and inspiring. Switching your mortgage could give you a way to save for upgrades that add value to your home   Sponsored by Ulster Bank   When it comes to home upgrades that add value and wow…
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How a Victorian villa came back to family life with clever design details

How a Victorian villa came back to family life with clever design details

Switching your mortgage could give you the opportunity to create a dream home. For Laura Chambers, working with professionals was the best thing she did on her renovation journey   Sponsored by Ulster Bank In part three of our Switch it Up series, we discover…
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Home renovation basics: the costs and how to get started

Home renovation basics: the costs and how to get started

Switching your mortgage could be a helping hand towards upgrading your home’s heating, electrics and roof for a property that’s cosy and comfortable   Sponsored by Ulster Bank   In part two of our Switch It Up series we take a look at the basic…
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New significantly increased grants available to encourage homeowners to invest in energy efficiency

New significantly increased grants available to encourage homeowners to invest in energy efficiency

Just before Christmas Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment (DCCAE), Denis Naughten announced a shift in the Government funded energy efficiency schemes, representing a major step in the transition towards decarbonising our heating and the Energy White Paper’s vision of a low carbon energy…
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