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#Housing Market

# housing-market - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Open Newsroom Event: Time to talk about the housing crisis
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Open Newsroom Event: Time to talk about the housing crisis

Jun 8th 2021, 1:00 PM 20,711 Views 25 Comments

Watch our live Open Newsroom event discussing the housing crisis and how we can start to find solutions.

# housing-market - Wednesday 5 May, 2021

Dr Rory Hearne: The Government does not want you to be able to afford to buy a home
# Opinion
# Opinion

Dr Rory Hearne: The Government does not want you to be able to afford to buy a home

Updated May 5th 2021, 10:00 PM 148,022 Views 193 Comments

The housing expert says the investor takeover of homes is no accident – it’s Government policy.

# housing-market - Thursday 29 April, 2021

First-time buyer mortgage drawdowns at highest Q1 level since 2007 - BPFI
# Housing Market
# Housing Market

First-time buyer mortgage drawdowns at highest Q1 level since 2007 - BPFI

Apr 29th 2021, 12:34 PM 12,683 Views 10 Comments

Figures show overall mortgage drawdowns in Q1 were at their highest since 2009.

# housing-market - Thursday 22 April, 2021

Opinion: Every government has a choice - this one could ban cuckoo funds from buying up Irish homes
# Property Prices
# Property Prices

Opinion: Every government has a choice - this one could ban cuckoo funds from buying up Irish homes

Apr 22nd 2021, 11:02 AM 26,300 Views 72 Comments

Pitting first-time buyers against cuckoo funds is a recipe for disaster, writes Cian O’Callaghan of the Social Democrats.

# housing-market - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Opinion: Our Central Bank mortgage lending rules are vital guards against booms and busts
# Finances
# Finances

Opinion: Our Central Bank mortgage lending rules are vital guards against booms and busts

Dec 8th 2020, 6:30 AM 11,937 Views 66 Comments

Vasileios Madouros of the Central Bank says the 2015 lending regulations have helped us brace against the Covid-19 shock.

# housing-market - Thursday 2 April, 2020

'It was shaping to be a very strong year': How will the coronavirus crisis impact people buying houses?
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

'It was shaping to be a very strong year': How will the coronavirus crisis impact people buying houses?

Apr 2nd 2020, 12:02 AM 105,729 Views 64 Comments

All of these indicators suggested a market that was growing, with supply remaining low relative to demand.

# housing-market - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

First-time buyers in Dublin are now spending an average of €375,000 for a home
# Property Ladder
# Property Ladder

First-time buyers in Dublin are now spending an average of €375,000 for a home

Nov 13th 2019, 6:15 AM 16,195 Views 20 Comments

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown in Dublin had the highest average house price for first-time buyers, costing €520,000.

# housing-market - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Irish house prices stabilise as househunters show 'nervousness' ahead of Brexit
# Housing
# Housing

Irish house prices stabilise as househunters show 'nervousness' ahead of Brexit

Oct 10th 2019, 10:28 PM 21,263 Views 13 Comments

New CSO figures for August show that property price growth is continuing to slow.

# housing-market - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Irish property prices show slowest increase in six years
# Housing
# Housing

Irish property prices show slowest increase in six years

Aug 14th 2019, 3:28 PM 22,761 Views 50 Comments

The latest figures from June show Irish property price growth is slowing.

# housing-market - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Taoiseach says there's 'no evidence of a land bubble' in Ireland
# Boom To Bust
# Boom To Bust

Taoiseach says there's 'no evidence of a land bubble' in Ireland

Aug 2nd 2018, 6:15 AM 20,452 Views 95 Comments

Leo Varadkar said it is something the government will keep an eye on.

# housing-market - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Like it's 2008 - Irish people set to break the €100 billion barrier in consumer spending this year
# The Tiger Called
# The Tiger Called

Like it's 2008 - Irish people set to break the €100 billion barrier in consumer spending this year

Apr 12th 2018, 8:08 AM 11,425 Views 45 Comments

Spending will be at a greater level than the previous high-water mark in 2008, if the forecasts are to be believed.

# housing-market - Monday 11 September, 2017

Rise in house sales along commuter belts due to lack of affordable homes in Dublin
# For Sale
# For Sale

Rise in house sales along commuter belts due to lack of affordable homes in Dublin

Sep 11th 2017, 6:00 AM 22,726 Views 25 Comments

A MyHome.ie study shows the number of house sales has increased by 8.4% in the first half of 2017.

# housing-market - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Almost a quarter of renters now pay more than €1,300 a month for accommodation
# Crowded Market
# Crowded Market

Almost a quarter of renters now pay more than €1,300 a month for accommodation

Aug 30th 2017, 6:00 AM 15,973 Views 37 Comments

The Residential Tenancies Board publishes its annual report for 2016 today.

# housing-market - Monday 26 June, 2017

Three-bed semis in Dublin are now selling within three weeks
# Like Hot Cakes
# Like Hot Cakes

Three-bed semis in Dublin are now selling within three weeks

Jun 26th 2017, 8:10 AM 28,078 Views 31 Comments

Properties in the capital that were taking seven weeks to sell last year are now changing hands inside 21 days.

# housing-market - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Help-to-buy scheme may be scrapped admits Housing Minister
# Hasn't Helped
# Hasn't Helped

Help-to-buy scheme may be scrapped admits Housing Minister

Jun 18th 2017, 4:06 PM 25,653 Views 55 Comments

Eoghan Murphy said that the possibility the help-to-buy scheme had had the opposite effect to that intended is “a concern”.

# housing-market - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

One city has seen a huge hike in house prices - and it isn't Dublin
# Stock Horror
# Stock Horror

One city has seen a huge hike in house prices - and it isn't Dublin

Jan 3rd 2017, 12:01 AM 79,911 Views 39 Comments

The big issue at the end of 2016? Housing stock at a ten-year low.

# housing-market - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Out of reach: 'Young people now have nowhere to rent in the city that they work in'
# Skyrocketing Prices
# Skyrocketing Prices

Out of reach: 'Young people now have nowhere to rent in the city that they work in'

Nov 30th 2016, 2:22 PM 17,486 Views 60 Comments

The government is set to oppose Sinn Féin’s bill on rent certainty.

# housing-market - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Rental crisis: 'The room itself is about 4m x 8m, not much bigger than a prison cell'
# Student Accommodation
# Student Accommodation

Rental crisis: 'The room itself is about 4m x 8m, not much bigger than a prison cell'

Nov 26th 2016, 8:10 AM 261 Views 37 Comments

If we keep going in this same direction, young people will be forced to study at universities abroad, writes Billy Vaughan.

# housing-market - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Do you have to move out because your landlord is selling up? Now they'll have to prove it
# For Sale
# For Sale

Do you have to move out because your landlord is selling up? Now they'll have to prove it

May 3rd 2016, 6:20 AM 52,479 Views 81 Comments

The aim is to stop landlords putting properties back on the market for higher rent.

# housing-market - Thursday 26 March, 2015

This week’s vital property news: Rents on the up and house prices on the down
# Shovel Ready
# Shovel Ready

This week’s vital property news: Rents on the up and house prices on the down

Mar 26th 2015, 5:51 PM 4,635 Views 5 Comments

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# housing-market - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Some of these derelict sites in Dublin have been vacant for years
# Abandoned
# Abandoned

Some of these derelict sites in Dublin have been vacant for years

Feb 15th 2015, 8:15 AM 25,270 Views 54 Comments

Many of these buildings could help address the current housing crisis.

# housing-market - Friday 6 February, 2015

House prices have increased sharply, but "are still around fair value" (apparently)
# Recovery
# Recovery

House prices have increased sharply, but "are still around fair value" (apparently)

Feb 6th 2015, 7:00 AM 11,511 Views 22 Comments

That’s according to a new report from Goodbody.

# housing-market - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Could Belfast be the answer to your property woes?
# North Of The Border
# North Of The Border

Could Belfast be the answer to your property woes?

Jan 15th 2015, 11:46 AM 4,336 Views 1 Comment

The property market in Northern Ireland’s first city is set for growth in 2015.

# housing-market - Monday 22 September, 2014

7 of the most bizarre Irish rentals spotted online
# Movin' On Down
From The Daily Edge
# Movin' On Down

7 of the most bizarre Irish rentals spotted online

Sep 22nd 2014, 9:34 PM 50,806 Views 13 Comments

We’ll stay where we are, but thanks.

# housing-market - Friday 27 June, 2014

Sold: €5m worth of property and land snapped up in "intensive" Galway auction
# Housing Market
# Housing Market

Sold: €5m worth of property and land snapped up in "intensive" Galway auction

Jun 27th 2014, 9:29 PM 14,904 Views 20 Comments

Organisers said it displayed “continued confidence” in the Galway property market.

# housing-market - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Investor house purchases have more than trebled in a year - but why?
# Risk Aversion
# Risk Aversion

Investor house purchases have more than trebled in a year - but why?

Jun 11th 2014, 12:29 PM 8,622 Views 22 Comments

Investors are buying up property to feed the rental market, which is full of people who don’t want to take on too much debt.

# housing-market - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

It's true...Ireland IS affected by housing market changes more than other countries
# ESRI
# ESRI

It's true...Ireland IS affected by housing market changes more than other countries

Jun 10th 2014, 6:30 AM 9,230 Views 60 Comments

New research shows that households in debt are only likely to reduce if if they are comparatively well-off.

# housing-market - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Warning over 'microwave' housing market
# Heating Up
# Heating Up

Warning over 'microwave' housing market

May 28th 2014, 2:31 PM 16,688 Views 40 Comments

First time buyers are being forced out of the market and need to beware of taking on too much debt.

# housing-market - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Half of house hunters are willing to spend up to €350k on a home
# Bubble Bubble
# Bubble Bubble

Half of house hunters are willing to spend up to €350k on a home

May 21st 2014, 9:03 AM 10,853 Views 66 Comments

Three out of four property buyers want to buy within the next six months.

# housing-market - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Regulation controversy drives construction rates up
# Running The Rules
# Running The Rules

Regulation controversy drives construction rates up

Apr 29th 2014, 10:57 AM 9,332 Views 42 Comments

House building commencements are 192 per cent higher than last year.

# housing-market - Thursday 16 January, 2014

NAMA drops 80:20 home buyer scheme citing improving market conditions
# Home Buyers
# Home Buyers

NAMA drops 80:20 home buyer scheme citing improving market conditions

Jan 16th 2014, 5:39 PM 10,279 Views 7 Comments

Under the 80:20 deferred payment initiative, buyers pay 80 per cent of the value up front with a valuation then carried out after five years.

# housing-market - Friday 10 January, 2014

House for sale in England - with the dead owners buried in the back garden
# All Mod Cons
From The Daily Edge
# All Mod Cons

House for sale in England - with the dead owners buried in the back garden

Jan 10th 2014, 6:00 PM 30,901 Views 46 Comments

Yes, yes, but does it have a deck area?

# housing-market - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Dublin property prices up 15 per cent as rest of country shows some positive signs
# Buy And Sell
# Buy And Sell

Dublin property prices up 15 per cent as rest of country shows some positive signs

Nov 27th 2013, 2:35 PM 11,981 Views 105 Comments

Although Dublin continues to outpace the rest of the county, today’s figures show that properties outside the capital are showing some early signs of turnaround.

# housing-market - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

JPMorgan agrees record $13 billion deal for mortgage misdeeds
# United States
# United States

JPMorgan agrees record $13 billion deal for mortgage misdeeds

Nov 19th 2013, 11:06 PM 8,632 Views 19 Comments

The bank acknowledge that it had “made serious misrepresentations to the public” over residential mortgage-backed securities.

# housing-market - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Property prices rise again, that’s five months in a row now
# Property Prices
# Property Prices

Property prices rise again, that’s five months in a row now

Oct 29th 2013, 10:00 PM 20,144 Views 160 Comments

Residential property prices at a national level, increased by 3.6 per cent in September but Dublin accounted for practically the entire increase.

6 things you'll hear new homeowners say
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From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By Ebs

6 things you'll hear new homeowners say

Oct 29th 2013, 10:34 AM 216 Views 0 Comments

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

# housing-market - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Dublin property prices up 10.6 per cent as cash sales increase
# Housing Market
# Housing Market

Dublin property prices up 10.6 per cent as cash sales increase

Sep 26th 2013, 1:50 PM 15,281 Views 116 Comments

Savills Ireland said mortgage buyers are struggling to compete with cash buyers.

# housing-market - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Over 43,000 homeowners in arrears could have properties repossessed
# Housing
# Housing

Over 43,000 homeowners in arrears could have properties repossessed

Jul 31st 2013, 10:25 AM 15,244 Views 167 Comments

The property owners are at risk of legal action once banks’ ability to seek repossession is restored following the passing of new legislation, a new report states.

# housing-market - Friday 28 June, 2013

Property prices down in May, but rate of drop slowing
# Cso Stats
# Cso Stats

Property prices down in May, but rate of drop slowing

Jun 28th 2013, 5:51 PM 4,774 Views 27 Comments

The most positive signs are in the Dublin market, with homes changing hands for 1.4 per cent more than in the same month last year.

# housing-market - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Column: Want to value your house for the property tax? Here’s a guide.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Want to value your house for the property tax? Here’s a guide.

Jan 9th 2013, 9:15 PM 1,105 Views 97 Comments

There is confusion over the valuation of homes for the property tax, writes Ronan Lyons – so here’s a handy informal guide.

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