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'Forget the American dream - it's the Dutch dream!': Your housing abroad stories
In a follow-up to our Irish housing stories, here’s what it’s like living in a variety of countries across Europe and beyond.
State spent over €1m renting Brussels embassy last year, as PAC questions value-for-money
Committee concerned about State renting buildings long-term rather than buying.
6 things no one tells you about buying a house
Prepare yourself.
6 unexpected facts about Irish drivers
From being possessive over our radios to fearing our own mothers, we’re all a right turn up for the books.
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.
Buying or renting? Which should you be doing?’s latest report has the figures you need.
7 things to consider when buying yourself new runners in the January sales
And we’re not talking ‘Dunnes or Tesco’ here.
Here's how Facebook is fighting fake likes
Ever heard of ‘bought likes’?
There has been a drop in the number of cash buyers snapping up properties
A new housing report found that 97% of property professionals believe house prices in Dublin will increase further in the next 12 months.
Why is this house so expensive?
The shortage in the housing supply means regular family homes like this one will now cost you more than half a million euro.
Property prices down in March but still 7.8% higher than this time last year
Prices are still 47 per cent lower than they were in the peak of 2007.
Denis O'Brien to take over Beacon Hospital in Sandyford
UPMC Ireland said that a ‘generous offer’ was made by the businessman.
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.
Home-building at fastest rate in nine years as industry 'turns corner'
A survey by Ulster Bank found rising activity has prompted firms to expand their staffing levels.
How to catch the consumer eye in 2014 has released 6 trends it reckons all businesses need to know
Getting engaged? This pink diamond ring is being auctioned at over €40m
If it sells it will be a record price for any gemstone so far at auction.
Consumer sentiment increases sharply in January
A significant drop in December took economists by surprise but confidence levels now appear to have stabilised.
Germany sees property boom as people seek security
House prices are booming as people seek stability as a consequence of the European debt crisis.
Consumer sentiment brightened (slightly) in March
Consumer sentiment has risen for the third month in a row and is now at its highest level since last October according to the KBC Bank/ESRI