“The rental statistics are showing a really, really tight supply...with a little over 1,000 properties to rent in Dublin or 3,000 in the country. It is simply not enough.” Photograph: Getty Images

Failure to solve the rental crisis for lower-income households will “disable” the economy “very, very quickly”, a leading property economist has warne(...)

Lending volumes shot up through late 2016 and early 2016 from low levels and have now topped out

Mortgage lending is stalling. Having grown very strongly over the past couple of years, the latest figures show that growth in new loan approvals has (...)

For sale signs on Sandycove Road in Co Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Tighter lending rules and an increase in the number of new homes slowed the rate at which house prices rose in the nine months to the end of September(...)

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 bulk of new homes built last year were in Dublin and the commuter counties of Kildare and Meath, which, between them, saw seven times as many new homes built as Cork, for example.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

As the property market kicks back into gear for the autumn selling season, what’s coming down the tracks in terms of new homes will be of particular i(...)

According to Sherry Fitzgerald, a steady market would expect the stock of available properties as a percentage of the total housing stock to be 4.5-6 per cent. Photograph: iStock

The number of homes for sale in the Republic is beginning to creep up, but is still at just half of levels recorded eight years ago. Analysis from es(...)

Residential capital spending in Dublin rose 23 per cent to €7.5 billion last year and represented more than 52 per cent of the overall market. Photograph: iStock

Spending on residential property rose by 24 per cent to €14.4 billion last yearwhile investment on commercial property fell, a new report has found. (...)

Sherry FitzGerald said the figures illustrated the positive impact of greater delivery of starter homes. Photograph: iStock

The pace of growth in Irish house prices has begun to slow, according to the latest figures from estate agent Sherry FitzGerald. The average value o(...)

Savills said it had a “stable performance in a very competitive property market” in 2016,  with turnover up €200,000 to €1.8m. Photograph: PA Wire

Property agents Savills has cautioned the Government against providing supports or incentives for investor landlords in a bid to boost the supply of r(...)

Estate agents Sherry Fitzgerald reported on Thursday that house prices rose by 2.1 per cent in the first three months of 2018, compared with 1.9 per cent during the same period last year

House buyers bought 8,400 newly-built homes in the Republic last year, according to the latest figures. Estate agents Sherry FitzGerald’s House Price(...)

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