Why are Irish house prices so volatile - and will the rollercoaster ever end?
The Smart Money: Cliff Taylor examines economic issues affecting your life and your pocket
The Irish housing market has had a uniquely volatile nature over the past 20 years
Nowhere is the Irish boom and bust cycle more evident than in the housing market.
Ireland had the fastest growth in house prices in the run up to the bust, the biggest collapse . . . and now the most rapid recovery.