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# fixer upper
For sale: 'Grotty', 'rickety' and 'slimy' Dublin house
This description is brilliantly honest.
# Rents
Average national rent rose 2.2 per cent during 2012 – report
Rental rates in Dublin, Cork and Galway saw a second consecutive year of growth as a result of a shortage of accommodation in Ireland’s largest cities, the report reveals.
# Rents
Dublin rents continue to rise, rental properties fall -
The latest rent report shows that the average rent nationwide is now €820, which is 0.8 per cent higher than a year previously.
# Property
Price index shows property prices have stabilised - has matched the prices in the national property price index with its own, and believes the market is stabilising.
# samsung
Samsung and launch Smart TV property app
Samsung continues to grow its Smart TV offering with new partnership.
# Cribs
House prices are still falling - except for South County Dublin
The average asking price for a house in Ireland is now €167,000 – down by 54 per cent since the peak of the boom.
# Flux Capacitor
Time Machine: Here's how 26 popular websites used to look
Have you ever seen the very first version of Or wondered what the name ‘Daft’ came from?
# Renting
Rental accommodation options for students fall again this summer
Latest report shows rent rises in Dublin and Cork since last year, and a drop in available rental properties nationwide.
# whoa
In pictures: Wow, this rental house has an unexpected view
Wait for it…
# Property Market
House prices still dropping around most of the country (but Dublin is levelling off)
Two new reports out this morning from and show that the national average asking price for a home is now around €170,000.
# sexy time
Get a room: sexy Spanish ad for property site is... sexy
Ad for Spanish property website idealista reminds us of a certain Bank of Ireland ad from the boom years. Feeling sexy? Buy a house.
# Daft
Number of properties available to rent hits three and a half year low - Daft report
The gap between urban and rural rental prices has widened, with prices in Cork and Dublin rising, according to the latest Daft Rental Report.
New figures show Distilled Media is Ireland's largest online publishing group
Latest figures show that Distilled, which publishes, gets more monthly page impressions than, and Independent Digital.
# Property Porn
They still sell houses for €6.5m, don’t they?
Family behind Merlin Motors looking to sell their house. But it’s not any old gaff…
# Your Say
Poll: Is now a good time to buy a home?
Two house price reports are out today – both say house prices still falling, but one says that slide is now very slow. Tell us what you think…
# Property Market
Daft, MyHome reports offer mixed messages on house prices
Two new reports on property prices out this morning agree that prices are falling, but not on very much else.
# Research
Less than half think property prices reflect good value
A new study by found the vast majority of respondents believe property prices will continue to drop over the next 12 months.
# Property
Number of available rental properties hits three-year low
Quarterly report from also shows that average rental asking price on largest property website fell slightly over course of 2011 – but is increasing in Cork.
# Property
Not-so-happy new year: House prices still dropping as January begins
Two new reports show the property market continued its decline right up to the end of 2011, with few signs of an immediate recovery.
Column: Rent supplement is supporting squalor – and keeping prices high
Through rent supplement the Government pays for an enormous amount of housing, writes Ronan Lyons. So why isn’t it using that to our advantage?
Rents rise across Ireland for first time since 2008
The latest quarterly report on rent prices shows continuing divergence between the demand for accommodation in rural and urban areas.
# nice gaff
Rent director Jim Sheridan’s house for €7,000 a month
The four-bedroomed house overlooking Dalkey Sound includes tidal swimming pool, sauna and steam rooms, private jetty and private cinema – of course.
Column: A crash course in the economics of flooding
Economist Ronan Lyons looks at how floods affect our thinking – and wonders if we know enough about the risks.
# House Prices
House prices down 3.2 per cent… or 3.5 per cent, depending on which report you read and have released their latest figured for house prices in the third quarter of the year…
# Christy Moore
Christy Moore wants to sell his ‘Eco House’ holiday home
Have a spare €450k? Take a look and see if you fancy splashing out on Christy Moore’s eco-friendly holiday home.
# Property
Rental prices levelling off across Ireland – report
The latest report says the average rental price in July 2011 was exactly the same as it was in July 2010.
# Property
Average house price now under €200k - and there's still room to fall report shows property price fall accelerated in second quarter of 2011. Asking prices nationally fell 5 per cent in three months.
# Default Republic?
Property market continues to flag as house prices fall again
The average asking price for residential property fell by 3.1 per cent in the first quarter of 2011, according to
# Property
Daft report 2010: Asking prices fall 14% reports that asking prices fell by an average of 14% last year – but not uniformly, marking the end of a single national property market.
# Property Porn
Your seasonal spot in Dublin city centre: just €57 a week
Looking for short-term accommodation in Dublin’s docklands? You’re in luck – we’ve found the perfect spot.
# Property
Property prices drop 3.7% in third quarter as buyers remain jittery
As the latest Daft report is released, economist Ronan Lyons explains why house-hunters are afraid to take the plunge.
# Property
Rents prices stabilising, except for students
Prices for living away from home vary widely for students in Ireland.