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“I feel like buying a home was exciting in my parents’ era, but now it is just manic”

By July 24, 2021July 26th, 2021No Comments

Sasha Hamrogue on renting with a young family. 


I have found it increasingly more difficult to dream about the future. As a long time renter living in Ireland, fantasies about a home for my family, security for my children and an area to set down roots feel just out of reach as headlines hamper our hopes daily. Feet now firmly planted in the cold reality of the current housing crisis, simple dreams of buying a modest home for my family in the city I’ve called home for decades are evaporating.

Sasha Hamrogue on renting with a young family. 

I have found it increasingly more difficult to dream about the future. As a long time renter living in Ireland, fantasies about a home for my family, security for my children and an area to set down roots feel just out of reach as headlines hamper our hopes daily. Feet now firmly planted in the cold reality of the current housing crisis, simple dreams of buying a modest home for my family in the city I’ve called home for decades are evaporating . . .

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