‘We still expect Irish house prices nationally to rise by 4 per cent in 2019.’ Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Unrealistic asking prices alongside the Central Bank’s lending rules are causing property at the higher end of the house market to flatten, a report f(...)

Total taxes collected in January and February came to €8.106bn, while the government’s non-tax revenues for the period were €1.36bn

The exchequer collected just more than €8.1 billion in taxes in the first two months of the year, an increase of €293 million or 3.7 per cent on the s(...)

MyHome.ie’s latest figures indicate that  housebuilding in Ireland is increasing. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Strong demand and rising wages will drive up house prices by 5 per cent this year, assuming Brexit uncertainty is resolved, according to the latest fi(...)

The fact that supply is such a distance from demand means there’s little prospect of affordability improving any time soon. Photograph: Istock

Prospective homebuyers will hardly be dancing in the street about the news that the volume of new home completions is continuing to increase by double(...)

So far this year 12,582 new properties have been built, an increase of 27.7 per cent on the first nine months of 2017.

The volume of new homes built in the Republic is continuing to increase but still remains far below the level of demand, figures from the Central Stat(...)

Davy chief economist Conall MacCoille

The Government is using “buoyant tax revenues to fund exuberant spending increases in the budget”, according to one of the State’s leading economists.(...)

A fall in median asking prices comes amid an increase in supply, a report from MyHome.ie has found. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Growth in asking prices for residential properties is beginning to slow, with Dublin sellers in particular reining in expectations as Central Bank mor(...)

Davy forecast the mortgage market could reach €9 billion by the end of 2018. Photograph: iStock

Residential property transactions are up 25 per cent and could reach €9 billion by the end of 2018, according to estimates compiled by Davy. Based on(...)

In Dublin, where the housing squeeze is tightest, stock rose 25 per cent to 5,000 homes. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Central Bank lending limits are cooling the rate at which house prices are rising, according to the Myhome.ie/Davy second quarterly property report fo(...)

Davy expects consumer spending to bounce back this year, rising by 3.2 per cent. Photograph: iStock

Ireland’s gross domestic product (GDP) will grow at a greater rate than expected, consumer spending will accelerate and new mortgage lending will incr(...)

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