The Croft, Parc Na Silla Avenue, Loughlinstown, Dublin : “Cash buyers only please.”

It has turned from a trickle into a flow, as fire-safety issues and substandard construction work continues to be identified in an increasing number o(...)

Ella Dunphy of DNG Ella Dunphy, Kilkenny,  receives her chain of office from outgoing IPAV president Brian Dempsey. Photograph: Paul Sherwood

In what has been a momentous week for Mná na hÉireann, the Institute of Professional Auctioneers & Valuers (IPAV) has moved to make a little histo(...)

Having been anointed as the coolest place on the planet by National Geographic magazine, Ireland’s most north-westerly county is back in the headlines(...)

Japanese knotweed: the invasive plant species is devaluing properties substantially and costing home owners tens of thousands of euro to remedy. Photograph: Barry Batchelor

The rampant spread of an invasive plant species is devaluing properties substantially and costing home owners tens of thousands of euro to remedy. Jap(...)

Japanese knotweed in an Irish bog in Kerry. Photograph: David Morrison/iStock/Getty

Potential house-buyers in our towns and cities, as well as our countryside, face hidden and costly post-purchase repercussions from an innocuous-looki(...)

Rents nationally are now 8.6 per cent higher than this time last year, according to the Residential Tenancies Board’s Quarterly Rent Index of the Economic and Social Research Institute. Photograph: Rui Vieira

The cost of renting a home in the Republic is continuing to climb, although at a slower rate than before, according to new figures. The Residential T(...)

Property tax is not allowed as a tax-deductible expense for landlords. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Landlords across the country could be in line for some tax relief in this year’s budget, amid expectations that the controversial cap on tax-deductib(...)

Introduced in February 2015, the Central Bank’s new mortgage rules limit the amount home buyers can borrow, typically to 3.5 times their gross income up to a limit of 80 per cent of the purchase price of the property.

Putative home buyers hoping for some mitigation of the Central Bank’s restrictive mortgage lending rules are unlikely to take heart from comments mad(...)

House prices in Dublin are now 35.1 per cent lower than at their highest level in early 2007

A recovery in the Dublin housing market appears to have stalled with new figures from the Central Statistics Office pointing to a fourth consecutive (...)

The Institute of Professional Auctioneers & Valuers chief executive, Pat Davitt, said if the requirement remains at 20 per cent it will put home buying out of the reach of many

The Institute of Professional Auctioneers & Valuers (IPAV) has called for the 20 per cent deposit rule for home buyers introduced by the Central B(...)

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