The latest figures bring activity so far this year to €378m. File photograph: Getty

The cost of building is rising at twice the rate that it was before the pandemic, according to a new survey. The Society of Chartered Surveyors in Ire(...)

“Irish cities are highly responsive in terms of supply and . . . there are more than 40,000 outstanding permissions in most cases ready to be acted on.” Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The faux outrage generated in relation to a shared-equity approach to housing falls into an all-too-familiar pattern that has come to characterise wh(...)

The SCSI is predicting that house prices will rise by 2 per cent this year, with Munster and Connacht seeing a slightly higher 3 per cent rise, and prices remaining stable in Dublin. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The cost of land for houses remains “prohibitively expensive”, according to the Society of Chartered Surveyors in Ireland (SCSI). The group, which r(...)

It pays to survey: Hidden issues may include rising damp, pyrite, broken sewerage pipes or drains, flood risks, faulty wiring or a host of other headaches lurking behind that fresh paint or plaster

Most people wouldn’t dream of buying a secondhand car without a mechanic’s report yet a recent Red C poll commissioned by the Society of Chartered Su(...)