Downtown Hong Kong: during the Asian financial crisis in the 1990s its property market collasped by 65 per cent but no bank went bust. Photograph: Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images.

As the Central Bank of Ireland introduces loan to value restrictions, it notes the successes of such policies in Asia. But how successful have these m(...)

Data shows that the average transaction price nationally has increased by 16.5 per cent in the past year. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Dublin property prices have jumped by a quarter over the past year, according to data in in a new report.Data from property website Myhome.ie and th(...)

You may have seen the ads from a certain bank proclaiming that it’s now cheaper to buy a property than rent one. But is it really the case? Or (...)

“In attractive large cities, the upward deviations in this segment are as high as 20 per cent,” added the authors of the empirical study of prices in Berlin, Hamburg (pictured), Munich, Cologne, Frankfurt, Stuttgart and Düsseldorf.

The Bundesbank has warned that a rapid rise in property prices in major German cities could be a sign of an urban property bubble.In its monthly repor(...)

Data from the CSO show that house prices  fell 1.1 per cent in the year to May. Graphic: The Irish Times

The collapse in residential property prices appears to be levelling off, figures from the Central Statistics Office show.Property prices across the St(...)