A new report on the housing market shows the number of homes for sale is at its lowest level in nine years.

A report on the housing market shows the number of homes for sale is at its lowest level in nine years, as the chronic shortage of new housing continu(...)

The Daft report says there are just 25,000 houses for sale.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A new report confirms that Dublin has effectively de-coupled from the rest of Ireland in terms of house price growth, with asking prices slowly risin(...)

Rents in Spencer Dock were higher than anywhere elsewhere on the Luas line and even eclipsed rents in the suburbs of Sandymount and Dalkey

Dublin’s Spencer Dock is the most expensive place to rent on either the Luas or the Dart line, according to a new price survey. Average rent in the a(...)

Author of the Daft report Ronan Lyons suggested the market may have reacted to talk of rental controls

Rents are rising at a faster rate than at any time since the crash, according to property website Daft.ie. The group’s latest quarterly report also s(...)

Yanis Varoufakis: will talk at Kilkenomics about how the Germans  behaved while he was minister for finance

Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis is to speak at the Kilkenomics economics festival, which is taking place in Kilkenny this week. The an(...)

Patrick Honohan, outgoing governor of the Central Bank. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The rate of economic growth is being exaggerated and may be leading to overconfidence in planning for the future, the outgoing Central Bank governo(...)

Financial analyst and mortgage broker Karl Deeter, along with three colleagues, monitored 1,947 repossession cases before the courts between February and July and found only 52 (2.7 per cent) ended in repossession

The tsunami of house repossessions predicted in the wake of the property crash has not materialised, according to a study of repossession cases before(...)

“The latest figures confirm that the Central Bank borrowing rules have had a dramatic impact on house price inflation in the dearest parts of the country,” said author of the Daft.ie report economist Ronan Lyons.

House prices have started to climb rapidly outside Dublin but fell in the capital between June and September, according to the latest house price repo(...)

 Students at UCD in Belfield: South Co Dublin is the most expensive area in the country, with the average rent now €1,573, up 6.1% on a year ago. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Young people celebrating their CAO offers face an uphill struggle to secure accommodation, with the number of properties to rent across Ireland remain(...)

Dannii Curtis of UCD Students’ Union: ‘Digs are becoming popular again’

The student housing crisis: it’s always a news mainstay at this time of year. But these days it’s becoming harder for anyone to find a home, as stu(...)