Ronan Lyons

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There are some signs of more houses and apartments coming on stream, but inevitably this is slow. Photograph: Alan Betson

There has been a lot of discussion about the affordability of buying a house, given the rapid rise in prices. But the latest survey shows that(...)

In Dublin, there were just 1,265 homes available to rent last month, one-third below the average over the last five years. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Rents have risen by 70 per cent since bottoming out in the recession and are now 23 per cent higher than their Celtic Tiger peak, according to a new r(...)

For sale signs on apartments in Charlotte Quay in Dublin. Asking prices for a house in Dublin are now 67 per cent higher than compared to 2013. Photograph: The Irish Times

House prices nationally have risen by 7 per cent over the past 12 months and asking prices are now 50 per cent higher than they were in 2013, accordin(...)

£1 for a house: some of the Liverpool housebuyers. Photograph: Channel 4

Increasingly frustrated by the lack of houses coming on to the market in Dublin as the spring selling season was supposedly getting under way, we deci(...)

The survey shows that it can now be cheaper to buy rather than rent

Average rents in Dublin are likely to hit about €2,500 a month before the market starts to taper, a new survey shows. According to the report, Dublin(...)

House prices rose in November by 11.6% year on year – down from 12.1% the previous month – according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office. Photograph: iStock/Getty Images

Attempting to make space on my phone last week, I came across a text to my mother from last January, linking to a ad for a house my partner (...)

“The younger generation always seem to lose in this housing lottery.” Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire

New year, same old story. The latest predictions are for the housing squeeze to intensify during 2018, with prices rising further, well ahead of likel(...)

Prices have risen to less than 10% below their 2007 peak in some urban areas.

House prices nationwide have risen by an average of almost 50 per cent since their lowest point five years ago and are expected to increase again in 2(...)

House prices were most modest along the Luas Cross City line, with the city centre section from Dawson Street to Westmoreland commanding the highest prices. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Residential property prices along the new Luas Cross City line have risen at more than twice the rate of homes along other Dublin rail lines(...)

“When house prices are rising at 12-13 per cent per annum at the same time as earnings are rising at 2-3 per cent, the dangers are pretty clear.” Photograph: Frank Miller

Is history repeating itself? Or is it different this time? The most important part of the title of the new ESRI paper entitled Irish House Prices: Déj(...)

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