Construction industry has shrunk by 20 per cent to 25 per cent as a result of the pandemic.

Just half the number of new houses needed in the Republic this year will be built as Covid-19 takes its toll on construction. The Government agrees t(...)

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Table talk Don’t ditch the family china or Waterford glass until you’ve had a look at Tablescapestyle on Instagram, an account that revels in vintage(...)

Sherry FitzGerald said investors are continuing to withdraw from the market. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

There were 5,000 fewer homes available for sale at the beginning of June than at the same time last year, a 22 per cent fall, as sellers delayed in br(...)

More stringent control of house viewings will cut down on tyre-kickers and nosey neighbours. Photograph: iStock

Next week’s phase of lockdown easing will finally see the stalled property market get back to business. Buyers and sellers who have been stuck in a ho(...)

Knight Frank Ireland has predicted that new homes completions in 2020 will be substantially down on the 21,241 units delivered last year

The immediate and devastating impact of Covid-19 on global economies is apparent. What’s harder to fathom is the longer term implications. Anyone hopi(...)

Sherry Fitzgerald also examined data for the first quarter noting that prices for properties excluding new builds grew by 0.1 per cent in the three-month period. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Irish property market has not yet felt the full impact of the Covid-19 crisis, Sherry FitzGerald has warned, as latest data show a smaller number (...)

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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