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Open Newsroom Event: Time to talk about the housing crisis
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Open Newsroom Event: Time to talk about the housing crisis

Jun 8th 2021, 1:00 PM 20,695 Views 25 Comments

Watch our live Open Newsroom event discussing the housing crisis and how we can start to find solutions.

Dr Rory Hearne: The Government does not want you to be able to afford to buy a home
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Dr Rory Hearne: The Government does not want you to be able to afford to buy a home

Updated May 5th 2021, 10:00 PM 147,202 Views 193 Comments

The housing expert says the investor takeover of homes is no accident – it’s Government policy.

First-time buyer mortgage drawdowns at highest Q1 level since 2007 - BPFI
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First-time buyer mortgage drawdowns at highest Q1 level since 2007 - BPFI

Apr 29th 2021, 12:34 PM 12,677 Views 10 Comments

Figures show overall mortgage drawdowns in Q1 were at their highest since 2009.

Opinion: Every government has a choice - this one could ban cuckoo funds from buying up Irish homes
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Opinion: Every government has a choice - this one could ban cuckoo funds from buying up Irish homes

Apr 22nd 2021, 11:02 AM 26,226 Views 72 Comments

Pitting first-time buyers against cuckoo funds is a recipe for disaster, writes Cian O’Callaghan of the Social Democrats.

Opinion: Our Central Bank mortgage lending rules are vital guards against booms and busts
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Opinion: Our Central Bank mortgage lending rules are vital guards against booms and busts

Dec 8th 2020, 6:30 AM 11,825 Views 66 Comments

Vasileios Madouros of the Central Bank says the 2015 lending regulations have helped us brace against the Covid-19 shock.

'It was shaping to be a very strong year': How will the coronavirus crisis impact people buying houses?
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'It was shaping to be a very strong year': How will the coronavirus crisis impact people buying houses?

Apr 2nd 2020, 12:02 AM 105,725 Views 64 Comments

All of these indicators suggested a market that was growing, with supply remaining low relative to demand.

First-time buyers in Dublin are now spending an average of €375,000 for a home
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First-time buyers in Dublin are now spending an average of €375,000 for a home

Nov 13th 2019, 6:15 AM 16,190 Views 20 Comments

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown in Dublin had the highest average house price for first-time buyers, costing €520,000.

Irish house prices stabilise as househunters show 'nervousness' ahead of Brexit
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Irish house prices stabilise as househunters show 'nervousness' ahead of Brexit

Oct 10th 2019, 10:28 PM 21,261 Views 13 Comments

New CSO figures for August show that property price growth is continuing to slow.

Irish property prices show slowest increase in six years
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Irish property prices show slowest increase in six years

Aug 14th 2019, 3:28 PM 22,759 Views 50 Comments

The latest figures from June show Irish property price growth is slowing.

Taoiseach says there's 'no evidence of a land bubble' in Ireland
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Taoiseach says there's 'no evidence of a land bubble' in Ireland

Aug 2nd 2018, 6:15 AM 20,451 Views 95 Comments

Leo Varadkar said it is something the government will keep an eye on.

Like it's 2008 - Irish people set to break the €100 billion barrier in consumer spending this year
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Like it's 2008 - Irish people set to break the €100 billion barrier in consumer spending this year

Apr 12th 2018, 8:08 AM 11,425 Views 45 Comments

Spending will be at a greater level than the previous high-water mark in 2008, if the forecasts are to be believed.

Rise in house sales along commuter belts due to lack of affordable homes in Dublin
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Rise in house sales along commuter belts due to lack of affordable homes in Dublin

Sep 11th 2017, 6:00 AM 22,722 Views 25 Comments

A MyHome.ie study shows the number of house sales has increased by 8.4% in the first half of 2017.

Almost a quarter of renters now pay more than €1,300 a month for accommodation
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Almost a quarter of renters now pay more than €1,300 a month for accommodation

Aug 30th 2017, 6:00 AM 15,970 Views 37 Comments

The Residential Tenancies Board publishes its annual report for 2016 today.

Three-bed semis in Dublin are now selling within three weeks
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Three-bed semis in Dublin are now selling within three weeks

Jun 26th 2017, 8:10 AM 28,077 Views 31 Comments

Properties in the capital that were taking seven weeks to sell last year are now changing hands inside 21 days.

Help-to-buy scheme may be scrapped admits Housing Minister
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Help-to-buy scheme may be scrapped admits Housing Minister

Jun 18th 2017, 4:06 PM 25,652 Views 55 Comments

Eoghan Murphy said that the possibility the help-to-buy scheme had had the opposite effect to that intended is “a concern”.

One city has seen a huge hike in house prices - and it isn't Dublin
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One city has seen a huge hike in house prices - and it isn't Dublin

Jan 3rd 2017, 12:01 AM 79,908 Views 39 Comments

The big issue at the end of 2016? Housing stock at a ten-year low.

Out of reach: 'Young people now have nowhere to rent in the city that they work in'
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Out of reach: 'Young people now have nowhere to rent in the city that they work in'

Nov 30th 2016, 2:22 PM 17,482 Views 60 Comments

The government is set to oppose Sinn Féin’s bill on rent certainty.

Rental crisis: 'The room itself is about 4m x 8m, not much bigger than a prison cell'
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Rental crisis: 'The room itself is about 4m x 8m, not much bigger than a prison cell'

Nov 26th 2016, 8:10 AM 255 Views 37 Comments

If we keep going in this same direction, young people will be forced to study at universities abroad, writes Billy Vaughan.

Do you have to move out because your landlord is selling up? Now they'll have to prove it
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Do you have to move out because your landlord is selling up? Now they'll have to prove it

May 3rd 2016, 6:20 AM 52,307 Views 81 Comments

The aim is to stop landlords putting properties back on the market for higher rent.

This week’s vital property news: Rents on the up and house prices on the down
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This week’s vital property news: Rents on the up and house prices on the down

Mar 26th 2015, 5:51 PM 4,634 Views 5 Comments

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

Some of these derelict sites in Dublin have been vacant for years
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Some of these derelict sites in Dublin have been vacant for years

Feb 15th 2015, 8:15 AM 25,251 Views 54 Comments

Many of these buildings could help address the current housing crisis.

House prices have increased sharply, but "are still around fair value" (apparently)
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House prices have increased sharply, but "are still around fair value" (apparently)

Feb 6th 2015, 7:00 AM 11,505 Views 22 Comments

That’s according to a new report from Goodbody.

Could Belfast be the answer to your property woes?
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Could Belfast be the answer to your property woes?

Jan 15th 2015, 11:46 AM 4,320 Views 1 Comment

The property market in Northern Ireland’s first city is set for growth in 2015.

7 of the most bizarre Irish rentals spotted online
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# Movin' On Down

7 of the most bizarre Irish rentals spotted online

Sep 22nd 2014, 9:34 PM 50,805 Views 13 Comments

We’ll stay where we are, but thanks.

Sold: €5m worth of property and land snapped up in "intensive" Galway auction
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Sold: €5m worth of property and land snapped up in "intensive" Galway auction

Jun 27th 2014, 9:29 PM 14,904 Views 20 Comments

Organisers said it displayed “continued confidence” in the Galway property market.

Investor house purchases have more than trebled in a year - but why?
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Investor house purchases have more than trebled in a year - but why?

Jun 11th 2014, 12:29 PM 8,621 Views 22 Comments

Investors are buying up property to feed the rental market, which is full of people who don’t want to take on too much debt.

It's true...Ireland IS affected by housing market changes more than other countries
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It's true...Ireland IS affected by housing market changes more than other countries

Jun 10th 2014, 6:30 AM 9,230 Views 60 Comments

New research shows that households in debt are only likely to reduce if if they are comparatively well-off.

Warning over 'microwave' housing market
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Warning over 'microwave' housing market

May 28th 2014, 2:31 PM 16,688 Views 40 Comments

First time buyers are being forced out of the market and need to beware of taking on too much debt.

Half of house hunters are willing to spend up to €350k on a home
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Half of house hunters are willing to spend up to €350k on a home

May 21st 2014, 9:03 AM 10,849 Views 66 Comments

Three out of four property buyers want to buy within the next six months.

Regulation controversy drives construction rates up
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Regulation controversy drives construction rates up

Apr 29th 2014, 10:57 AM 9,320 Views 42 Comments

House building commencements are 192 per cent higher than last year.

NAMA drops 80:20 home buyer scheme citing improving market conditions
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NAMA drops 80:20 home buyer scheme citing improving market conditions

Jan 16th 2014, 5:39 PM 10,277 Views 7 Comments

Under the 80:20 deferred payment initiative, buyers pay 80 per cent of the value up front with a valuation then carried out after five years.

House for sale in England - with the dead owners buried in the back garden
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# All Mod Cons

House for sale in England - with the dead owners buried in the back garden

Jan 10th 2014, 6:00 PM 30,898 Views 46 Comments

Yes, yes, but does it have a deck area?

Dublin property prices up 15 per cent as rest of country shows some positive signs
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Dublin property prices up 15 per cent as rest of country shows some positive signs

Nov 27th 2013, 2:35 PM 11,978 Views 105 Comments

Although Dublin continues to outpace the rest of the county, today’s figures show that properties outside the capital are showing some early signs of turnaround.

JPMorgan agrees record $13 billion deal for mortgage misdeeds
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JPMorgan agrees record $13 billion deal for mortgage misdeeds

Nov 19th 2013, 11:06 PM 8,632 Views 19 Comments

The bank acknowledge that it had “made serious misrepresentations to the public” over residential mortgage-backed securities.

Property prices rise again, that’s five months in a row now
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Property prices rise again, that’s five months in a row now

Oct 29th 2013, 10:00 PM 20,144 Views 160 Comments

Residential property prices at a national level, increased by 3.6 per cent in September but Dublin accounted for practically the entire increase.

6 things you'll hear new homeowners say
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6 things you'll hear new homeowners say

Oct 29th 2013, 10:34 AM 208 Views 0 Comments

Trust us, you’ll recognise these gems. You might have even said them yourself.

Dublin property prices up 10.6 per cent as cash sales increase
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Dublin property prices up 10.6 per cent as cash sales increase

Sep 26th 2013, 1:50 PM 15,279 Views 116 Comments

Savills Ireland said mortgage buyers are struggling to compete with cash buyers.

Over 43,000 homeowners in arrears could have properties repossessed
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Over 43,000 homeowners in arrears could have properties repossessed

Jul 31st 2013, 10:25 AM 15,239 Views 168 Comments

The property owners are at risk of legal action once banks’ ability to seek repossession is restored following the passing of new legislation, a new report states.

Property prices down in May, but rate of drop slowing
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Property prices down in May, but rate of drop slowing

Jun 28th 2013, 5:51 PM 4,774 Views 27 Comments

The most positive signs are in the Dublin market, with homes changing hands for 1.4 per cent more than in the same month last year.

Column: Want to value your house for the property tax? Here’s a guide.
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Column: Want to value your house for the property tax? Here’s a guide.

Jan 9th 2013, 9:15 PM 1,076 Views 97 Comments

There is confusion over the valuation of homes for the property tax, writes Ronan Lyons – so here’s a handy informal guide.

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