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Saturday 28 January 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# Property Bubble

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Opinion: 'The Repeal the 8th campaign should inspire the fight against the housing crisis'
Benjamin Moore writes that the Repeal campaign can be a blueprint for fighting back against the current issues around housing and homelessness.
# Boom to Bust
Taoiseach says there's 'no evidence of a land bubble' in Ireland
Leo Varadkar said it is something the government will keep an eye on.
# Property Bubble
There are four counties where the average rent exceeds €1,000 per month
The pressure on rent in Dublin appears to be having a ripple effect on nearby counties.
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Almost no change in house prices in second half of 2017 - but it doesn't mean a bubble has burst
The Central Bank’s mortgage rules are pivotal to the story of residential property in 2017, writes economist Ronan Lyons.
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Eddie Hobbs: Is the global recovery fake?
We’ve reached the most dangerous period in the vast experiment in money elasticity, writes Eddie Hobbs.
# up and up and up
The price of property across the country continues to go one way
The price of houses in the South East has gone up almost 10% in the last three months, alone.
# give me land
The company that lets you buy property for £50 has an eye on Ireland
Nearly a year after its launch, London-based Property Partner has its sights on international markets.
# Nosebleed
Irish rents have scored a new record - and it's not a good one
Prices have topped the peaks of even the Celtic Tiger property bubble.
# not playing ball
Doesn't look like Bernard McNamara will be giving ANYONE his number
His responses to the banking inquiry could most generously be described as… unhelpful.
# You What?
Johnny Ronan use of notorious Nazi work slogan 'beyond comprehension': Shatter
The Fine Gael TD said the phrase was “synonymous with Nazi inhumanity”.
# global gaffs
Think Irish property prices are going nuts? Here’s how they stack up globally
Looks like there are some cheap digs going in Kiev at least…
# Deja Vu
These are 5 things that could wreck Ireland's economy all over again
The OECD has a lot to say about where the country is headed in its latest survey.
# on thin ice
Oh Canada! This emigration hotspot just slid into recession
It’s the first time since the financial crisis that the economy has been in decline.
# nine to five
5 charts that show how much Irish jobs have changed in less than one generation
There have been some big changes in the country over the past two decades.
# stonewalling
Banking inquiry suspended as Charlie McCreevy clashes with Pearse Doherty
The former finance minister strongly defended Fianna Fáil’s policies.
# the battle for gorse hill
Bank of Ireland accused of a 'crusade' against Brian O'Donnell over Gorse Hill
“I’d love to see the bill for the legal fees.”
# bubble trouble
We asked this expert if people were paying over the odds for property again
The demand for houses is there – but are people spending more than they should?
# news wrap
Today's top stories in 6 seconds
All of the news, none of the waiting.
# digestives and milk
Why this economist made a late-night dash for biscuits in the midst of the banking crisis
David McWilliams says he became a defacto advisor to Brian Lenihan before the 2008 bank guarantee.
# sorry y'all
We made a 'bad mistake' not predicting the banking crisis - but so did everyone else
This ESRI professor says regulators could still have stopped the financial catastrophe.
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Opinion: Opposition to mortgage caps is worryingly shortsighted – have we learned nothing?
Irish house prices are increasing at a rate 30 times the eurozone average. If you think this seems like a bubble, it’s because it certainly looks like one.
# Property Bubble
Fianna Fáil thinks the Central Bank's tough new lending rules are 'simply unfair'
Yep, the party in power during the last property bubble…
# Property Bubble
Think Ireland's property market is bad? This New York parking space costs $1million
Can I get a tracker mortgage on that?
# not a bubble
Government housing adviser: This is not a crisis, prices have a "natural braking mechanism"
The cost of buying a home in Dublin is up almost 25 per cent on last year, and people have been queuing for houses in Swords this week…
# Your Say
Poll: Are you worried about another property bubble?
There have been warnings another one may be on the way – are you worried?
# she's (not) leaving home
Young people might have to delay flying the nest due to rising rents
New research suggests that young people were able to leave the family home sooner than ever before after the financial crash.
# Housing Crisis
Spain has ghost estates too and jobless families are starting to squat in them
The occupied buildings have been dubbed “The Courtyards of Dignity”.
# bubble bubble
Does Michael Noonan believe that there is a property bubble?
Not really, it would seem.
# eau de riche
€12m for a view of Dublin Bay? Sure, why not
Sorrento House is still for sale with a hefty price tag (but not as hefty as the €30m they were looking for in the boom…)
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Damien Kiberd: This government's housing policy will - literally - put people on the streets
Willful ignorance or not, the crude approach is going to end in misery. Again.
# Housing Crisis
New funding to boost house construction but Dublin city to see budget slashed
Councillors want answers over why their housing budget is to be cut by 50 per cent over the next two years.
# Property Porn
Hong Kong's 'Champagne House' is on sale for $38 million
Property Bubble or what, eh? Geddit? Bubble!
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Damien Kiberd: Michael Noonan wants house prices to rise so we can emerge from this cul-de-sac
There’s a hole in the balance sheets, dear Liza.
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Column: Feeling like an exile in your own country? It’s normal after travelling ...
Within the space of a year, it seems to me that the country has changed utterly. This may be due to a case of reverse culture shock, writes Niamh Ní Shúilleabháin.
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Damien Kiberd: Government policy on housing is a massive muddle
When the economy collapsed the banks got top priority. Building workers and people who need social housing were far down the pecking order. Now they’re telling us a miracle is on the way…
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Damien Kiberd: A new property bubble - but not as we know it
A glut of cash buyers, homeowners anchored by negative equity and tracker mortgages – in Dublin, the situation for young people trying to buy is alarming.
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Column: House prices are rising again, so should we be concerned about a bubble?
With property prices increasing in some parts of the country – and notably in Dublin – Ronan Lyons discusses whether we’re looking at a housing boom or a housing bubble.
# bubble prophet
Nobel Prize winner reponsible for two of most important economic charts in recent decades
Robert Shiller compiles two charts and makes them free for the public – and these charts predicted the dotcom bubble and the property bubble.
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Column: The challenges and changes we've seen since the bank guarantee
On the anniversary of the bank guarantee, the leaders of four Irish organisations reflect on the 2008 decision – and the subsequent changes they have observed in their sectors over the past five years.