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Wednesday 27 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Houses

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Good news: Fewer homes are in negative equity
The author of the report David Duffy says it is expected house prices will continue to increase in 2014.
Nama has over 5,000 units suitable for social housing, but they've only handed over 13%
Despite 790 housing units available for Dublin social housing, just 171 have been transferred to the council.
Could the plans for this €150k site help Ireland's housing woes?
The Dublin House project will see the owners of the site form a co-op and design their own home.
Council sale of four acres would provide just 22 social housing units
A councillor in south Dublin said the plan would to “nothing to tackle the growing house crisis” in the area.
Croke Park residents vow to file court injunction to stop Garth Brooks concerts
The residents said they are willing to go to court to ask a judge to ‘take charge of the situation’
Commuter belt three-bed home prices rising faster than Dublin says survey
The price of an average three-bed semi in Irish towns and cities has risen by 11.12% to €170,074 since the end of December.
The number of houses granted planning permission will probably surprise you
The latest CSO figures show a drop of 30.5% in the first three months of the year.
The 7 cheapest houses for sale in Ireland right now
Including a former garda station!
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.
Opinion: The election results offer radical possibilities to solve the housing crisis in Dublin – here’s how
The people of Dublin city have voted for a majority left-wing council. Now let’s see what they can do with it.
Opinion: Generation rent? The bloated housing market must be curbed by rent controls
Priced out of home ownership, relying on sublets and owing only what can snugly fit into a car boot – we no longer live in homes, only houses.
The 7 most expensive houses for sale in Ireland right now
Finally! A way to spend your millions.
Irish people believe now is a good time to buy a house
Over half of Irish people questioned in a global study said they believe now is a good time to buy.
Half of house hunters are willing to spend up to €350k on a home
Three out of four property buyers want to buy within the next six months.
Poll: Do you think the new construction stimulus will lead to another property bubble?
Michael Noonan said Ireland is a ‘long way from a housing bubble’.
New scheme would help first-time buyers get foot on property ladder
The scheme, which is being examined by the Department of Finance, would see the State guarantee a proportion of mortgages.
Poll: Do you think rents in Dublin should be capped?
The average rent in Dublin is now €1,289.
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.
Dublin woman refusing to leave rental property until she can find a new affordable home
People Before Profit MEP candidate Bríd Smith says her story is occurring on a daily basis and legislation must protect those in receipt of rent allowance.
Ten houses built in 24 hours? All is possible with 3D printing
A Chinese company printed the houses out of recycled material.
Houses to be knocked - because they're not medieval
Experts found that the front and rear walls of the two houses date mostly from 1881 and 1908, with no evidence they date to medieval times.
Will Irish Water charge homeowners a €100 standing charge?
One newspaper reports that the semi-state company will, but Minister Pat Rabbitte says no.
We need a plan for Ireland's houses, says Peter McVerry charity
Rising rents, high property prices, homelessness, and social housing waiting lists have combined to cause problems for many people looking for a place to live.
Three things you need to know about Bank of Ireland's new stamp duty offer
The state-backed bank is offering to pay first time buyer’s stamp duty-but should you take the deal?
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.
Irish construction sector rose again during February
The sharpest expansion in activity was again recorded on residential projects.
"We're in limbo": Kilcock residents face sixth night without street lights
Negotiations are said to be ongoing between Kildare County Council and ESB Networks on the issue.
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.
Warning that Ireland's construction sector is facing a skills shortage
A new report shows that in 2013, just 8,301 residential units were completed, while in 2006 it was 89,000.
Homeless family to stage protest outside Joan Burton’s office today
Minister Burton told the family to ‘think anew about your family’s many needs’ and how they can be met within the housing market as it exists at the moment.
Over 30 syringes found in a boarded up council house
Sinn Fein Councillor John Brady said it is not an isolated incident and that boarded up houses are becoming drug dens in towns across the country.
There are just 3,000 properties for sale in the capital with Dublin 15 the most popular
The biggest one off residential sale in Dublin was that of Walford, Shrewsbury Road in March for €14 million.
US Redditor offering €110 to the person who finds ancestors' Dublin home
A architecture-themed mystery to work your brain over this morning.
No policy decision made yet on NAMA speeding up sale of assets, says Noonan
He said he’s asked NAMA to explore what the implications would be of bringing forward the sale as he said the market would be able to carry a big sale.
€30m to be spent on insulating 25k council houses
The scheme will see local authority homes made warmer, meaning lower energy bills.
Pics: Limerick residents return home to assess flood devastation
Junior Minister Jan O’Sullivan said the flooding was of such magnitude that it requires a national response.
This chart shows just how much Dublin property prices drive up the average
Prices in Dublin might be up 15.7 per cent since last year but national prices, excluding the capital, are down 0.4 per cent.
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.