New figures published  show that 3,397 mortgages were approved in July. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

House prices have bounced back since the lifting of coronavirus lockdown restrictions, rising by 4.3 per cent between June and August, according to a (...)

Data from shows that new listings in the week to July 12th rose 1 per cent to 1,138 on 2019.

Davy stockbrokers raised its forecast for mortgage lending in the Republic as home listings in Dublin rose by 12 per cent last week compared to the sa(...)

Grafton Street in Dublin on Tuesday. The KBC Bank Irish index reading for Irish consumers’ general economic outlook rose to 21.2 in June from 1.8 in April. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Irish consumer sentiment has rallied for a second month following a slump in April, adding to hopes that an economic downturn this year might not been(...)

More than one million people are now receiving some sort of State income support

The “generous terms” of the Government’s Covid-19 unemployment scheme and a lack of rigorous checking has created a strong financial incentive for peo(...)

The average house price in Dublin was €380,000, up 1.5 per cent over the previous quarter, while outside of the capital the increase was 1.6 per cent to €226,000. Photograph: Bloomberg

The housing market was making a recovery in the first quarter of 2020 after a lull sparked by Brexit, but its progress has been swept away by the Covi(...)

House price inflation slowed through 2019 to 0.9% in October as the Central Bank tightened the rules governing mortgages and uncertainty grew over the UK’s plan to leave the EU. Photograph: Getty Images

Banks will loan €9 billion to homebuyers this year, according to one expert, who predicts that the Republic’s economy will grow strongly in 2020. Buo(...)

The housing market is in difficulty. More expensive properties are slow to sell and prices in some areas are static or easing back. File photograph: Getty

The Central Bank’s decision to maintain mortgage lending limits will keep people in a “rental trap” at a time when those home-lease costs are running (...)

According to a new report, there were 7,596 commencement notices or housing starts in the third quarter of 2019

Reports of a slowdown in home-building may have been overstated with new figures showing a big uptick in building commencement notices nationally and (...)

The report’s author said the national decline of 2.8% was higher than usual. Photograph: Paddy Whelan

Asking prices for houses and apartments dropped in the third quarter, suggesting the annual rate of inflation in Irish properties will have flatlined (...)

The New York Stock Exchange. US stocks were lower in early afternoon trading on Wall Street, pressured by a more than 2 per cent drop in shares of Apple. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

European shares closed slightly lower on Monday as a massive restructuring plan announced by Deutsche Bank weighed on the wider financial sector and m(...)

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