John Mccartney

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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 (...)

Daft recently calculated that the average supply of monthly rental properties is only a third of estimated demand. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

City-centre rents and house prices are increasingly out of reach for those on average wages. As well as causing big problems for those directly affect(...)

There was no relief for cash-strapped renters in Tuesday’s budget however, despite the possibility for re-introducing an old tax credit that used to exist.

Landlords will give up less of their rental income in tax next year, following a decision in Tuesday’s budget to ramp up the amount of mortgage intere(...)

The Government is under intense pressure to address the State’s housing problems amid a series of rallies and sit-in protests. Up to 10,000 people took part in the #RaiseTheRoof protest  in Dublin last week. Photograph: Alan Betson

Leading housing experts have warned the Government not to introduce short-term measures to address the current crisis in Tuesday’s budget, suggesting (...)

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 (...)

House prices nationally have risen  50%  since the trough of 2013, while rents are up over 80%  since 2010

In 1980, housing accounted for just 7 per cent of household expenditure in the Republic. By 2016, this had increased to 20 per cent, equating to an es(...)

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