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First-time buyers Nikki Willis  and Rob Pallin: they   finalised the purchase of a property in Dublin last month

First-time buyers Nikki Willis (26) and Rob Pallin (27) started talking about buying a house about three years ago, but with property prices skyrocket(...)

The latest figures from the Central Statistics Office show residential property prices nationally rose by 2.3% in the 12 months to July. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Property prices in Dublin are now falling for the first time in seven years, according to official figures, which show the average cost of a home in t(...)

Moving home: slowing house-price growth is good for first-time buyers. Photograph: iStock/Getty

Property price inflation is slowing. But is this because housing stock is increasing to meet demand, or are there other factors at play? According to(...)

According to the CSO, 4,920 new homes were completed between April and June, a near 12 per cent increase on last year. Photograph: Alan Betson

The State’s housing market has stabilised with price growth in Dublin and other urban areas likely to remain weak for the foreseeable future, a senior(...)

Digicel bonds have fallen to a record low of less than 20 cents on the dollar

INM data hack The data hack at Independent News & Media ran for longer than initially reported, according to the Sunday Times Irish edition. It (...)

The Central Bank has agreed to acquire blocks four and five at Dublin Landings  in the Dublin docklands.

With most observers of Dublin’s booming office market focused on the major deals being done with global tech giants such as Facebook, Salesforce and G(...)

Low interest rates and the Republic’s expanding economy helped drive demand for office space last year, according to Savills. File photograph: Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty

Investors have spent almost €8.6 billion on offices in the Republic since 2013, a report published today shows. Estate agent Savills Investment Repor(...)

Report found gap between  most expensive and the cheapest two-bed apartments in Dublin is less than elsewhere. Mount St Anne’s, Dublin 6. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Dublin rental market is less affordable for lower income households than some of the world’s most expensive cities, including New York, San Franci(...)

Rockbrook in Sandyford: Ires Reit application is expected to be finalised around February.

Ireland’s largest private landlord Ires Reit is readying a new planning application for 428 apartments at the Rockbrook development, following a previ(...)

A combination of Central Bank borrowing limits and cash in the market are limiting would-be buyers’ options. Photograph: iStock

House prices may now be fully valued in comparison to incomes, according to the latest analysis by the Central Bank, but still “may not be affordable (...)

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