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#Renting

Daft house share seeks 'country girls only'

SORRY CITY-HEADS.

From TheJournal.ie Management company threatens to cut off water until tenants register with Irish Water You Can't Do That!

Management company threatens to cut off water until tenants register with Irish Water Exclusive

But they say “unclear policies” on water charges have forced their hand.

From TheJournal.ie A quarter of rental tenants in Ireland are afraid they'll lose their home Fear

A quarter of rental tenants in Ireland are afraid they'll lose their home

A large proportion of the population want to start their own households but cannot afford to.

This comedy sketch perfectly captures the horrors of renting in Dublin

“Originally a holding cell for illegal immigrants…”

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Six things that need to change in Ireland's rental market Homes

Opinion: Six things that need to change in Ireland's rental market

The rented sector as we traditionally know it is not keeping pace in terms of quantity or quality.

Can You Guess The Rent On These Dublin Flats?

How well do you know the rising rental market?

From TheJournal.ie Landlords to Irish Water: Don't expect us to act as your collection agents Fluid Situation

Landlords to Irish Water: Don't expect us to act as your collection agents

It follows days of uncertainty over who will eventually be held liable, if tenants refuse to register and pay for the contentious charges.

From TheJournal.ie Readers’ Panel Part Two: What are you expecting from Budget 2015? Budget 2015

Readers’ Panel Part Two: What are you expecting from Budget 2015?

We spoke to some readers about their hopes and fears ahead of tomorrow’s budget. Here’s what they had to say, in their own words.

Landlord refuses to rent to gay couple, wants 'regular couple' instead

“Hi guys, sorry but we are looking for a regular couple.”

From TheJournal.ie 'If children are being left without a home, what are any of us doing here?' Housing Crisis

'If children are being left without a home, what are any of us doing here?'

TDs have been debating a Sinn Féín-proposed motion on homelessness.

Someone has rented a billion euro house in Clondalkin

Doesn’t even have a pool!

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The truth about sharing a house (hint: it’s not like Friends) Renting

Opinion: The truth about sharing a house (hint: it’s not like Friends)

Sharing a house with other people has its ups and downs – here’s how to avoid the pitfalls…

This Irish guy really f**king wants to be your roommate

He doesn’t give a sh*t if he sleeps in your bathtub.

This Dublin rental ad offers a little more than you bargained for

The barefaced cheek of it all.

From TheJournal.ie Good Samaritan saves mum and three kids from living in their car Homeless

Good Samaritan saves mum and three kids from living in their car

Sabrina McMahon’s story is not an unusual one, TD Catherine Murphy has said.

From TheJournal.ie Average rent for a Dublin apartment is €1,070 - outside capital it's €630 Still Climbing

Average rent for a Dublin apartment is €1,070 - outside capital it's €630

Despite the continued growth in Dublin rents, they are still 15.5 per cent lower than their boom peak.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The housing market is a mess, so we must decide – will we be charitable or fair? Mortgages

Column: The housing market is a mess, so we must decide – will we be charitable or fair?

Incumbent property owners receive special privileges in Ireland – meaning some mortgagors will walk out of this crisis with the same assets they walked into it with, despite not paying for them, writes Karl Deeter.

Odd Daft.ie ad will only rent to two girls sharing a bed

This man doesn’t want just one girl. No way.

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: Calls for rent controls are blatantly stupid Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Calls for rent controls are blatantly stupid

Proposing a simplistic solution to arbitrarily attempt to solve one facet of Ireland’s housing problem is just bad policymaking, writes Aaron McKenna.

From TheJournal.ie The average monthly rent in Dublin is now over €1,000 as prices continue to rise Cost Of Living

The average monthly rent in Dublin is now over €1,000 as prices continue to rise

As with the sale of residential property, the increase in rental values in Dublin is out of kilter with a slower recovery in the rest of the country.

WATCH: Man smashes up apartment after landlord refuses to return deposit

Well that certainly showed him.

11 reasons renting in Ireland is the absolute worst

According to Threshold, it’s getting worse for people seeking rented accommodation.

From TheJournal.ie Government to roll out deposit guarantee scheme - Hayden Deposits

Government to roll out deposit guarantee scheme - Hayden

Labour senator Aideen Hayden said that the move will help protect vulnerable tenants against “profiteering” landlords.

6 things you'll hear new homeowners say

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

8 things anyone who has lived in a Celtic Tiger apartment will understand

Storage heaters and paper-thin walls.

From TheJournal.ie Average rent hits €825 per month as Dublin prices rise significantly Gaffs

Average rent hits €825 per month as Dublin prices rise significantly

It’s bad news for students going back to college in the coming weeks with prices rising by up to 7 per cent compared to this time last year.

The worst things about living with housemates

Dirty dishes, empty loo roll, passive-aggressive notes… Sound familiar?

Man offers free room in Dublin... in exchange for housework

He’s just looking for company.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Tenants shouldn't pay the price for landlords struggling with mortgage repayments Opinion

Column: Tenants shouldn't pay the price for landlords struggling with mortgage repayments

There’s a crisis in the buy-to-let sector due to landlords falling into mortgage arrears and innocent tenants are getting caught in the chaos. Receivers have to realise people renting properties are not commodities, writes Bod Jordan.

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘I thought I did everything right – so why have I ended up here?’ Read Me

Column: ‘I thought I did everything right – so why have I ended up here?’

Aoife O’Connor has gone to college, got good results, borrowed money to get more qualifications by doing a postgrad, but she still finds herself with no job. Here she asks why she can’t catch a break?

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning. Here are nine things to know today.

From TheJournal.ie Bedsits are history thanks to new regulations effective from today Bedsits

Bedsits are history thanks to new regulations effective from today

Rental properties are now required to have separate bathrooms, independently controlled heating appliances and adequate food preparation and storage facilities.

From TheJournal.ie Home ownership drops as number of people renting increases Census 2011

Home ownership drops as number of people renting increases

Almost half a million households rent their accommodation, according to the April 2011 Census.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix: Monday Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix: Monday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie Students warned to choose their landlord and potential flatmates carefully Renting

Students warned to choose their landlord and potential flatmates carefully

Students have been advised to thoroughly check the credentials of prospective landlords – and make sure they get along with housemates – before signing a lease.

From TheJournal.ie Rental accommodation options for students fall again this summer Renting

Rental accommodation options for students fall again this summer

Latest Daft.ie report shows rent rises in Dublin and Cork since last year, and a drop in available rental properties nationwide.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Dark, damp room or the street – this is the choice faced by many Opinion

Column: Dark, damp room or the street – this is the choice faced by many

Cuts to rent supplement are forcing people to make impossible choices, writes Bob Jordan of Threshold.