The Government has granted an exemption for some developers on social housing provision

The Government has “lost” 10,000 affordable homes after it granted an exemption to developers who bought land between 2015 and 2021, according to the (...)

Declining rates of home ownership, particularly among younger age cohorts, combined with higher rent levels have been a defining feature of the State’s property market. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Repaying a mortgage on a three-bedroom home is now less expensive than paying rent in nearly every region in the country. IPAV, the Institute of Profe(...)

Under pressure: Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Internal documents have revealed that Department of Housing officials warned that a shared equity housing scheme would lead to “inflated house prices”(...)

The national average house price in 2013 was €189,000, rising to €284,000 this year

Property owners will have to revalue their house in November to be assessed for the revised local property tax (LPT) system. With huge rises in house(...)

New homes at Bay Meadows, Hollystown, Dublin 15. The entire estate of 112 houses was bought by Round Hill Capital earlier this month.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Government plans to restrict the bulk-buying of homes in housing estates are unlikely to result in significant supply increases for owner-occupiers, p(...)

‘There is no precedent for availability this tight in the post-Celtic Tiger housing market,’ says the report’s author, Ronan Lyons. Photograph: Simon Dawson/ Bloomberg

House prices in Ireland have increased by an average of €20,000 in the past year, according to property website This is roughly twice the ra(...)

Last week it emerged AIB had issued a de facto ban on mortgages for anyone who has been in receipt of the wage subsidy scheme. Photograph: Getty Images

“Over-zealous lending restrictions” by banks will halt the pick-up in house building, the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers (IPAV) has(...)

Agreement requires an  estate agent to  make suitable properties exclusively available to homeless families, which includes not advertising them on letting websites and not holding open viewings.

The Dublin Region Homeless Executive (DRHE) has defended its decision to offer “placement fees” of €500 to private letting agents in return for them s(...) says the stock of homes on the Dublin rental market was likely to dip below 1,000 units by the end of this year, for the first time since 2001. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

More than half of the available rental properties in Dublin are being listed as short-term tourist lets, according to The property website,(...)

Paul Campbell of IT Tallaght, IPAV president Brian Dempsey and AIT’s Dr Michael Tobin launch the new BBS in real estate.

The return to economic growth and consequent rise in construction and property sector activity is obviously a welcome development, but latest figures (...)

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