Micheál Mahon, new SCSI president. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

Amid all the upheaval of recent times it’s good to see some normality returning to the property calendar. As autumn looms it brings with it a changing(...)

18ct white gold and sapphire (2.52cts) diamond ring, Hegary’s of Bandon auction on June 14th (€2,500-€3,500)

While April normally signals the start of antique jewellery sales across the country, this year Covid-19 put an end to the majority of Irish jewellery(...)

The proposed measures apply to providers of auction, sales, lettings, valuations and property-management services for both residential and commercial property.

The Department of Housing has approved in principle operating guidelines for the property industry to return safely to work. The draft protocols outl(...)

The bodies representing valuers say though they are adding a Covid-related clause to valuations, they are not altering values based on the virus.

Getting a mortgage can be stressful at the best of times. Add a pandemic and things ratchet up. Whether you are applying for a mortgage or have signed(...)

Developer Michael O’Flynn told the IPAV conference: “Contrary to some of the noise now emerging, home ownership is not an obsession.”

Developer Michael O’Flynn has hit out at those in the property industry whom he says are “now cheerleading” for a shift in government policy that prio(...)

The Economist says residential property prices in Dublin are overvalued by 25 per cent when compared with incomes.

Thinking of buying a home or an investment property this autumn? Or maybe you’re selling? If you are then you’ll be wondering where house prices will (...)

In its pre-budget submission IPAV suggested the higher stamp duty rate is discouraging people from living in rural Ireland. Its logic is inherently flawed. Photograph: iStock

The Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers (IPAV) published its budget submission on Monday. It dusted off the hoary old chestnut that valu(...)

Ipav suggests its survey demonstrates that landlords are leaving the rental market in their droves. Photograph: iStock

“Private landlords are leaving the market in their droves” was the message from the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers (Ipav) yesterday(...)

Restaurants have seen insurance premium increases of 45 per cent, a level the Restaurant Association of Ireland deems “unsustainable”. Photograph: Getty Images

Irish businesses have begun looking outside the State for more affordable insurance premiums as the spiralling price of cover becomes an increasingly (...)

ESRI warns of danger that potential credit growth could fuel greater house price inflation. Photograph: Frank Miller

A lack of evidence of a bubble in house prices has been described as “somewhat reassuring” by the Economic and Social Research Institute. The think-t(...)

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