Coronavirus measures: Sherry FitzGerald and DNG say Saturday’s viewings will now be by appointment only. Photograph: Moodboard/Brand X/Getty

Two of Ireland’s biggest estate agents have cancelled open viewings this weekend at hundreds of houses for sale in Dublin. Sherry FitzGerald and DNG (...)

‘The Government needs to set up a taskforce urgently to assess why houses are much more expensive to build outside Dublin city centre than major English cities,’ says Ballymore Group founder Sean Mulryan. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

‘The Housing Fix’ is an Irish Times series exploring solutions to Ireland’s housing crisis – arguably the biggest social and economic issue facing the(...)

Marian Finnegan  is a widely known property economist and  a regular commentator on industry trends

Estate agent Sherry FitzGerald has appointed Marian Finnegan as its new head of residential. She will replace Michael Grehan who has headed up the res(...)

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(...)

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The State’s largest estate agent found that second hand house prices rose just 0.6 per cent in the first half of 2019, more than five times lower than(...)

In the regional centres outside of Dublin, Limerick recorded the highest increase of 1.3%  during the first three months, while prices in both Cork and Galway rose  0.3%

The average value of Irish homes rose by just 0.2 per cent during the opening three months of 2019, according to new figures from estate agents Sherry(...)

Residential property attracted significantly more capital last year with €654.3 million invested in the sector, up from €110 million the previous year.

The residential property market attracted significant investment in 2018 but it was the office market that again dominated the interest of investors. (...)

“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(...)

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