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# Property Prices

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# generation rent
Silent bids and avocados: Are house prices really out of the reach of Irish millennials?
New research shows that house prices in Ireland are much less affordable than they were 30 years ago.
# Bargain
There are only three Irish counties where the average house price is under €100,000
The CSO’s property price index shows that house prices have risen sharply in the past year.
# postcode lottery
These are the most expensive places to buy a home outside Dublin by Eircode
The CSO’s latest residential property price index shows an annual increase of 9.6% in the cost of homes in Ireland.
# Housing Crisis
Should compulsory purchase orders be used for vacant properties?
Fianna Fail thinks they should.
# Boom and Bust
Property prices will rise in 2017 - with the biggest increases just outside Dublin
There was a 27% increase in planning permissions in Dublin: the figure in Munster was 42%.
# First-Timers
More than 120 people have already applied for the first-time buyer scheme which kicked in today
First-time buyers can apply for a tax rebate of up to €20,000 from today
# Overheating
The Central Bank's mortgage rules were keeping a lid on Dublin's house prices....not any more
The latest house price report shows prices are rising everywhere.
# bubble bubble
The average price of the average home is now over €200,000 for the first time since the crash
The REA says that the Dublin rise is due to an increase of mortgage-backed buyers on the market chasing a limited supply.
Residential property prices are up almost 7% compared to a year ago
Property prices in Dublin 4.8% higher but still 32.8% lower than in early 2007
# Crystal Ball
What are house prices going to do in 2016?
They’ll be increasing, but very gradually.
# Like a wrecking ball
Dublin house prices are being hit and hit again by the new mortgage rules
Looks like the plan is working.
# priced out
Dublin homes going to 'adult children with rich parents' thanks to mortgage rules
One group says there should be different restrictions on lending for the capital.
# give me land
This 3,800-home development in south Dublin just moved a big step closer
The Cherrywood project is expected to house about 10,000 people when completed.
# Riding High
Property prices outside Dublin are playing catch-up... fast
National price rises are way above sustainable levels.
# property news
This week’s vital property news: Rents have hit an all-time high and the housing crisis is worsening
Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.
# sales jogjam
Rents are getting so high that there's "little chance" of saving for a house
Estate agents are saying the Central Bank rules have “exceeded their desired effect”.
# door to door
People are suddenly being asked to pay a lot more for houses outside Dublin
But in the capital there has been a drop in advertised prices.
# 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…
# squeezed out
Three graphs that sum up Ireland's broken property system
The country’s population has hit a 150-year high – but there aren’t enough homes being built.
# bricks-and-mortar
Dublin house prices have stopped rising because people just can't afford them
The latest property price figures are in for June.
# Up and Away
House prices are starting to take off outside Dublin
Other major cities have been leading the rises in the property market.
# Home Sweet Home
We have *some* good news if you're trying to buy a house
But only in certain parts of the country.
# strong foundations
The first Irish home builder to go public in 20 years has made a healthy debut
Cairn Homes listed on the London Stock Exchange today.
# Flat rate
Alan Kelly wants to bring in measures that sound a lot like rent controls
The Labour minister wants to put the lid on prices by linking them to inflation.
# only way is up
After taking a brief timeout, house prices are climbing up and up again
2015 is following the exact same pattern as 2014.
# gaffs
House prices are marching upwards again
Property got a bit cheaper at the start of the year – but that’s changing now.
# The briefcase
Here's everything you need to know about business this week
Everyone was talking about property prices, Greek debts and Dunnes reprisals.
# 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?
# Room To Grow
These are the cheapest places in Ireland to buy a family home
Asking prices are going up again – but there are some bargains around if you look outside the big cities.
# boom boom boom
This property company boss thinks we could be headed for another bubble
The head of Jones Lang LaSalle has sounded some words of warning.
# new gaffs
House prices are actually falling all over the country
The Central Bank’s new mortgage rules are probably working to keep a lid on the market.
# win some lose some
The economy is growing fast, but things look bleak for renters
The Central Bank’s lending rules could have some bad side effects.
# Plateau
Don't look yet but house prices actually FELL a little bit last month
But compared to last year they’re still way up.
# through the roof
Going up: Irish property prices rose by 16.3% in 2014
The rate of increase in Dublin is twice that of the rest of the country however…
# Property Prices
Buying a house in Dublin? You'll feel the brunt of the new mortgage rules the most
In Dublin, property values are estimated to have risen by 19.5%.
# bubble bubble
Property prices rose by 16.3% last year - and they're not expected to stop climbing
The highest rise was in Dublin.
# nothin' goin' on but the rent
"I would never buy a property again," says Government's top housing adviser. "I rent"
Conor Skehan says Irish people must stop thinking of renting as ‘dead money’.
# If you build it...
Construction jobs are finally on the way back after being gutted in the recession
There has been an “almost continuous stream of good news” for the Irish economy lately.
# keepsies no backsies
Ulster Bank is planning more 'cost-saving initiatives' after closing a bunch of branches
But parent company RBS doesn’t want to sell its Irish arm any more now it’s making a profit.
Opinion: 9 reasons Cork is cooler than Dublin right now
Dublin may be the Manhattan of Ireland, but Cork is its Brooklyn.