In March, the first full month since the Central Bank rules were introduced, just 35.1 per cent of transactions in the capital were at or below €220,000. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

The number of properties being sold in Dublin under the Central Bank’s €220,000 threshold has fallen from two in five a year ago to just fewer than on(...)

DNG said it expected prices expected to rise by 5-10 per cent this year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne /Irish Times

The average cost of a house in the capital now stands at €375,630, according to estate agent DNG.In its latest price gauge report, the group blamed t(...)

Looking ahead: The obvious release valve on price pressure will be the construction of new homes in desirable areas in 2015

The new year brings with it fresh speculation as to how the property market will perform in 2015. But if anything was learned last year, it’s that (...)

Since the full extent of the credit explosion of the early 2000s was laid bare, there have been repeated calls to control and restrict lending. But no(...)

Depending on how the Central Bank’s consultation process proceeds, first-time buyers may need a deposit of 20 per cent come January.

First-time buyers can beat the Central Bank clampdown on mortgages by getting approval now. While the Central Bank has indicated that it hopes (...)

Illustration: Jacquie Boyd/Ikon/Getty

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(...)

Dublin house prices rose by 3.1 per cent in June and were 24.4 per cent higher year-on-year. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

News that house prices in Dublin jumped by just under 25 per cent in the 12 months to the end of June is enough to put the fear of God into any ration(...)

Dublin house prices are now rising by €5,000 a month, according to real estate agent Douglas Newman Good (DNG). The group’s latest House (...)

Dublin house prices are set to jump by a further 15 per cent this year on the back of supply-side constraints and improved buyer sentiment, according (...)

Since January this year, all advertisements for homes for sale, or indeed rent, have been required to display the rating. With ratings from A1 to G in(...)