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# Property Market

This year
Nearly two-thirds of renters say rising costs have affected their ability to purchase property
55% of prospective homebuyers also point to rising costs as a stumbling block to finding a property.
Last year
Mortgage lending limits: What will the new Central Bank announcements mean for you?
An easing of lending restrictions announced today will make a mortgage more accessible for first-time buyers
Extract: 'Governments made decisions that led to your housing situation - you are not to blame'
Housing expert Dr Rory Hearne shares an extract from his new book ”Gaffs’ released this week.
Rise in cost-of-living impacting property market sentiment, survey finds
49% of homebuyers and 63% of renters said the crisis has affected their ability to buy or rent a property.
All time
Daft agrees to develop processes to remove ads that exclude rent allowance tenants
The company came to an agreement with the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission on foot of a 2016 complaint.
4 property market changes to expect in 2021, according to an estate agent
From house prices to what will happen with supply and demand.
Almost half of all properties sold in 2018 bought with cash or savings
The latest quarterly Consumer Market Monitor shows that 55,000 homes were purchased last year, an 8% increase.
House prices rose by €1,000 a month in 2018
However, this is the lowest rate of increase since the market bottomed out in 2013.
There are now over 5,000 'property millionaires' in Ireland
Eglinton Road in Donnybrook is Ireland’s most expensive street, according to data from
The national average rent is €1,122 per month - it's an extra €500 if you want to live in the capital
The average rent in Dublin is now €1,620 per month.
Why I'd pull up a deckchair, skive off work and queue in the rain to buy a house
For me the process of buying a house was a draining and, at times, demoralising process.
Here's the average price of a home in Rathmines in 2017
The latest data from
One city has seen a huge hike in house prices - and it isn't Dublin
The big issue at the end of 2016? Housing stock at a ten-year low.
5 trends coming down the tracks in the 2017 property market
Economist Ronan Lyons gives us his take on what to expect.
First time buyers no longer need 20% deposit on properties
Those mortgage rules have been reviewed.
The market for buying a home is simply 'not normal'
Geodirectory says percentage of transactions is not what it should be.
Take 4: Homes for every budget
Here is our pick of properties from €250k up to €1 million.
7 ludicrous apartments that make the Dublin rental scene look good
These places need to be seen to be believed.
Take 4: Homes for every budget around Ireland
Here is our pick of properties from €250,000… up to €1 million.
House prices in Ireland are rising faster than anywhere else in the world
Believe it or not, they’re still 39% below their peak in 2007.
This infographic shows which groups in Ireland are struggling most
The latest Red C poll found most people are feeling positive about the country’s finances – but not about their own.
People will pay more to live near a school (regardless of how good it is)
As a national average, people pay 2.6% more to live within 200 metres of a primary school.
This Meath person will swap you an entire apartment in Bulgaria for a car
Maybe the property boom IS over after all.
The Viewing: Your vital round-up of property news from the week
Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.
Dublin apartment prices are up 35% in a year, but the house market is finally starting to cool
Most of buyers’ ‘mattress money’ that was built up during the boom years is gone.
If all goes to plan, Nama will be no more in four years
The State’s bad bank is aiming to wind up ahead of schedule.
Can You Guess The Rent On These Dublin Flats?
How well do you know the rising rental market?
Number of properties on the market 'at lowest level' since 2007
A new report puts the average national asking price at €195,000.
Opinion: Game over for mortgage affordability?
In many areas property is simply unaffordable, again – yet our political class seems to regard the ‘recovery’ in property prices as only a good thing.
€1.83bn spent on Dublin property in the first 6 months of this year
This is an increase of 45% on the same period last year.
Nama'd developer of Swords homes made €143 million loss in 2012
Developer Gerry Gannon was also part of the Maple 10 Anglo Irish Bank transaction.
Renting accommodation in Dublin, accurately summed up in one cartoon
The struggle. So real.
Nama's transformation from the world's biggest landowner to Ireland's biggest landlord
Nama has taken on a host of new objectives – it looks like a sensible move now, but will it work out?
Pathway to 'Dublin's Canary Wharf': Nama's €3 billion property play
Developers who had lands transferred to the State’s bad bank could end up developing sites in the Docklands.
This tiny Dublin bedsit is certainly space-efficient
Impressive really.
You could buy this entire town for the price of a house in Dublin
Including your own bar!
Dublin office rent has grown by nearly 25% in a year
Landlords are taking advantage of high demand to jack up prices and row back on incentives for renters.
For rent: 'Spacious double studio' in Dublin where you sleep on top of a toilet
Handy for the bathroom anyway.
Is this the 'ambitious action' needed to fix Ireland's social housing market?
A new report has said the sector is ‘at a crossroads’.
The 7 cheapest houses for sale in Ireland right now
Including a former garda station!