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#Renting

11 emotions everyone goes through when looking for a place to live on Daft

It’s an emotional rollercoaster.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what students need to know when looking for accommodation CAO 2016

Here's what students need to know when looking for accommodation

Threshold’s Michael McCarthy Flynn talks about ways to protect yourself in the rental market.

From TheJournal.ie Landlords could face NCT-style checks to bring rental properties up to standard Housing

Landlords could face NCT-style checks to bring rental properties up to standard

Housing charity Threshold said some tenants are now “afraid” to complain about sub-standard accommodation.

From TheJournal.ie Student accommodation nightmares: 'I couldn't even stand up straight in my room' Renting

Student accommodation nightmares: 'I couldn't even stand up straight in my room'

As the academic year comes to a close, one student tells of her experiences of trying to find somewhere to live

This comedy sketch perfectly sums up the pain of trying to find a flat in Dublin

May the rent be ever in your favour.

From TheJournal.ie There's an extremely simple way to free up space on your iPhone Quick Fix

There's an extremely simple way to free up space on your iPhone

Handy for those who have the basic 16GB version.

From TheJournal.ie Settling a dispute with your landlord just got cheaper Cutting Fees

Settling a dispute with your landlord just got cheaper

Fees for the Private Residential Tenancies Board mediation service have been scrapped.

From TheJournal.ie I’m normal, I always pay bills and I've no weird habits, but I still can’t find a room to rent Opinion

I’m normal, I always pay bills and I've no weird habits, but I still can’t find a room to rent

I’ve queued up with over 30 people to get into view a house. Then you have to pitch yourself, X-Factor style, as to why they should pick you.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'd love to help a struggling tenant, but if I did I'd be homeless myself' A Landlord Speaks

'I'd love to help a struggling tenant, but if I did I'd be homeless myself'

“Landlords answer to banks. We’re still paying the price for austerity.”

From TheJournal.ie Will landlords forego extra rent to help families on the brink of homelessness? Close To The Brink

Will landlords forego extra rent to help families on the brink of homelessness?

One charity is asking them to consider it.

From TheJournal.ie Given up on owning your own home? Most people have Renting For Life

Given up on owning your own home? Most people have

Three in ten tenants also fear losing their houses.

8 landlords who proved landlords can be good people

“Some old crank rang about a party last night.”

From TheJournal.ie Patient facing eviction says he's going on hunger strike to "shame" the government Housing Crisis

Patient facing eviction says he's going on hunger strike to "shame" the government

Brian Nason says he can’t find somewhere to live because he’s on rent allowance.

From TheJournal.ie Inside the plush pads of ridiculously wealthy students Swanky Pad

Inside the plush pads of ridiculously wealthy students

London has an even greater property shortage than Dublin, but many of its exclusive properties are being rented by wealthy foreign college students.

From TheJournal.ie This Irish lad used to live in the ‘shed in a living room’ flat in London Cosy

13 hellish stages of finding an apartment in Ireland

Godspeed, everyone.

From TheJournal.ie The 'last pressure valve' in the housing market is about to blow - and students will suffer Room To Rent

The 'last pressure valve' in the housing market is about to blow - and students will suffer

People looking for rental properties in all Ireland’s major cities are in for a rude shock.

This strange Dublin rental has a little something extra in every room

Does it come with the flat, or…?

This London apartment makes the Dublin rental scene look like good value

The internet has beautifully dubbed it a “mattress with walls.”

From TheJournal.ie 'A frenzy of panic': Advice for students looking for accommodation The Summer Search This post contains videos

'A frenzy of panic': Advice for students looking for accommodation

The USI has called on people to take in lodgers as a lack of suitable housing remains an issue.

From TheJournal.ie Homeless couple sleeping at council had an injunction taken out against them Housing List

Homeless couple sleeping at council had an injunction taken out against them

The couple slept in South Dublin County Council last night after being homeless over a week ago.

From TheJournal.ie Student accommodation is an absolute disaster in this country – when will government respond? Opinion

Student accommodation is an absolute disaster in this country – when will government respond?

On-campus accommodation is snapped up a lightning speed, leaving vulnerable young people at the mercy of the inhospitable private market.

From TheJournal.ie If you've moved back in with your folks to save money you're certainly not alone Pack Your Bags

If you've moved back in with your folks to save money you're certainly not alone

More than a quarter of 25-34 year-olds have done so.

From TheJournal.ie Tenants' rights are being trampled on, but there's a lack of political will to help Opinion

Tenants' rights are being trampled on, but there's a lack of political will to help

Tenants in the private rental sector are being treated like second-class citizens; a change is needed.

From TheJournal.ie Cork rented house covered in dirt, rotten produce, faeces and maggots House Of Horrors

Cork rented house covered in dirt, rotten produce, faeces and maggots

“If Steven Spielberg tried to create it for a horror movie, he couldn’t.”

8 of Dublin's most laughable rental properties

“Country girls only”.

From TheJournal.ie Disappointment at "unusual" news that rent supplement limits won't be increased No Change

Disappointment at "unusual" news that rent supplement limits won't be increased

The Department of Social Protection said that increasing them could lead to rental inflation.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin office rents to soar by 30% ... again Location Location Location

Dublin office rents to soar by 30% ... again

The cost of parking is rising too.

From TheJournal.ie What would Albert Einstein say about Ireland's housing crisis? Opinion

What would Albert Einstein say about Ireland's housing crisis?

We are, once again, beset by the destructive dichotomy of the two-horse race that is renting or owning.

From TheJournal.ie This week's vital property news: Big-ticket bidders and disaster for renters Shovel Ready This post contains images

This week's vital property news: Big-ticket bidders and disaster for renters

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

From TheJournal.ie Buying a home? You're facing fresh competition. A glut of new landlords Going Going Gone

Buying a home? You're facing fresh competition. A glut of new landlords

Savills say the new mortgage rules will mean even more investors.

From TheJournal.ie Buying or renting? Which should you be doing? Dead Money?

Buying or renting? Which should you be doing?

Daft.ie’s latest report has the figures you need.

From TheJournal.ie The figures are in: Are you paying above average for your rented property? Dead Money?

The figures are in: Are you paying above average for your rented property?

People are now not driven to commuter belts by a preference for green space – but by the hard maths of affordability.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you plan to buy your own home? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you plan to buy your own home?

Are you a lifelong renter or do you want the property ladder?

12 struggles anyone moving to a new flat understands

Finding a place is only the start of it.

This Dublin room for rent comes with one extremely creepy detail

Whoever lived here last liked their artwork, alright.