Financial experts recommend that a person keeps their housing costs to 30%  of their net income

Dublin city dwellers are now spending as much as 55 per cent of their take-home pay on rent, new figures show. Limerick city, on the other hand, is th(...)

 Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: trebled stamp duty for commercial property, but also reduced the holding period for capital gains tax exemption from seven to four years.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Cushman & Wakefield’s latest market update gives a generally upbeat assessment of Budget 2018’s impact on the commercial property sector. Minister(...)

Apple’s offices on Half Moon Street in Cork: property dealers Cushman & Wakefield have predicted that properties in Dublin and Cork would continue to attract investment

The Government’s decision to treble stamp duty on commercial property to 6 per cent will most likely hit areas outside Dublin and Cork, according to o(...)

Construction cranes on Dublin skyline: current forecasts indicate direct property investment will  be less than €2 billion this year. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The tripling of commercial stamp duty announced in the budget is unlikely to raise anything like the revenue the Government is expecting, two senior p(...)

Many are now wondering just how far down the road to completion will a transaction need to be to qualify for the old rate? Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

Stories that the exchequer had “lost” millions of euro as commercial property dealers rushed sales through ahead of Tuesday night’s well-flagged incre(...)

Minister for Finance and Minister for Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe’s budget offered few surprises, which was perhaps a surprise in itself

Budget 2018 spread the jam thinly. The winners are middle-income earners, writes Eoin Burke-Kennedy. The losers are sun-bed loving smokers with a tast(...)

The number of houses advertised for sale in Ireland in July was down 9 per cent year on year, according to an analysis by Sherry FitzGerald. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The number of housing units for sale in the State fell 9 per cent to 25,100 in the 12 months to July, according to an analysis by Sherry FitzGerald, t(...)

A wreck of a market - a post-crash ghost estate

For Ann, it was a bunk in a hostel or the loss of a new, permanent job. That was her choice. She has spent weeks looking for a place to rent in Dubl(...)

The review suggests that rental activity “continues to be restrained by a lack of available units”.

Availability of space in the Dublin industrial market rose over the first half of 2017 to stand 10 per cent above the same period last year while take(...)

Martin O’Malley:  former US governor, mayor and presidential candidate will speak at Ireland’s first urban development conference.

Former US Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley will be one of the guest speakers at the first urban development conference to be held in (...)

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