Have we missed our chance to fix the housing crisis?
- December 5, 2017, 06:15
It seems it’s a case of “damned if we do and damned if we don’t” when it comes to fixing the crisis in the housing market. Estate agent Savills publ(...)
Rents in Dublin to rise by 5-6% a year and surpass €2,000 by 2019
- Homes & Property
- December 4, 2017, 06:15
One in four people are now renting their home in Dublin, the highest figure since quarterly records began, with a new report predicting that the avera(...)
Mortgage interest relief will be phased out over next three years
- Irish News
- October 11, 2017, 19:33
The decision to abolish mortgage interest relief will lead to almost 300,000 mortgage holders paying more for their home loans. However, by tapering(...)
Budget 2018: Rate for commercial property sales rises to 6%
- October 10, 2017, 15:10
Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has announced commercial stamp duty refunds to purchasers of residential sites, if they start building homes on t(...)
Housing: Who are the cash buyers and how come there’s so many of them?
- Personal Finance
- September 19, 2017, 05:37
They’ve been singled out as playing havoc with the Central Bank’s efforts to put some manners on the housing market. Earlier this month, governor Phi(...)
Property prices on track to surpass Celtic Tiger highs by 2020
- September 19, 2017, 05:30
They said it wouldn’t happen again, but if house prices continue to rise at the current pace, peak prices will return in the Dublin area by February 2(...)
Bars soaking up all the profit in the retail sector
- Retail & Services
- August 28, 2017, 05:32
Bars are the only retailers experiencing both sales growth and rising prices, according to a report by property firm Savills Ireland. The study of t(...)
Is Ireland in danger of creating another housing bubble?
- June 10, 2017, 05:00
On the way down, we convinced ourselves it wasn’t happening, or at least most of us did. Warnings about the unsustainable nature of the Irish housing(...)
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