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This week the Central Bank of Ireland made what was, arguably, a long-overdue intervention in the property market. It proposed that banks be forbid(...)

Mortgage lending may be in the early days of recovery, but there has been a move away from cash buyers propping up activity levels. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

As the autumn selling season revs into gear, buyers and vendors are starting to come out of the woodwork. Rising prices mean that vendors who have wai(...)

An average of €300 million was spent on residential property in Dublin every month over the first half of the year suggesting that the housing recover(...)

The national average asking price grew by 1.3 per cent in the second quarter – the first such increase since the peak of the market in the last quarter of 2006. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The average asking price of homes in Dublin went up by 4.5 per cent in the second quarter of the year, the highest jump since the height of the prope(...)

In Wicklow town  property transactions were up 102 per cent on 2012 according to Sherry FitzGerald. Photograph: Eric Luke

The population of Co Wicklow is now at its highest level since 1841. For nearly a century the population had been half the figure cited in the (...)

Galway property: bouncing back at almost twice the rate of Dublin. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The property market in Galway bounced back strongly last year with transactions and cash generated by sales climbing by(...)

In Dublin, prices grew by 2.3 per cent last month and are now 15 per cent higher than they were a year ago. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Property prices across the country have climbed dramatically over the past 12 months, with an increase of more than 6 per cent recorded nationally and(...)

New figures on transaction levels in Dublin show a continued bias towards family homes, while the highest average house sale price in the first nin(...)

The number and value of house sales in Dublin is at a three-year high, according to a new survey from myhome.ie, which also shows that the total value of transactions in the first nine months of the year is up by 29 per cent on the same period last year.

The number and value of house sales in Dublin is at a three-year high, according to a new survey from myhome.ie, which also shows that the total value(...)