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# renting - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Government has 'no plans' to abolish stamp duty for tenants paying over €2,500 a month in rent
# Stamp Duty
# Stamp Duty

Government has 'no plans' to abolish stamp duty for tenants paying over €2,500 a month in rent

Jul 16th 2017, 8:00 AM 10,816 Views 21 Comments

The Social Democrats has criticised the Government over the stamp duty limits.

# renting - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Generation Rent: 'We cannot sit back while people are put into bedsits'
# Column
# Column

Generation Rent: 'We cannot sit back while people are put into bedsits'

Jul 5th 2017, 9:30 PM 4,257 Views 75 Comments

Eoghan Murphy’s thoughts on re-introducing bedsits is another blow to those of us who are struggling, writes Adam Tyrell.

# renting - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Paying over €2,500 a month rent in a house share? Then you should be paying stamp duty
# Housing
# Housing

Paying over €2,500 a month rent in a house share? Then you should be paying stamp duty

Jul 1st 2017, 6:30 AM 65,535 Views 44 Comments

Stamp duty is the fee payable on the instruments used to transfer property.

# renting - Saturday 24 June, 2017

New Bill seeks to limit Airbnb rentals to six weeks per year
# Clampdown
# Clampdown

New Bill seeks to limit Airbnb rentals to six weeks per year

Jun 24th 2017, 6:20 AM 14,964 Views 41 Comments

Senator Kevin Humphrey says short term rental platforms should have to register their properties.

# renting - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Airbnb criticised for its 'adverse effect' on the rental market in Dublin
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

Airbnb criticised for its 'adverse effect' on the rental market in Dublin

Jun 21st 2017, 6:30 PM 20,859 Views 91 Comments

There are more than 5,300 places available to rent on Airbnb in Dublin city alone.

# renting - Thursday 6 April, 2017

One in 10 Irish people say they have no religion, the second largest group behind Roman Catholics
# Census 2016
# Census 2016

One in 10 Irish people say they have no religion, the second largest group behind Roman Catholics

Apr 6th 2017, 11:18 AM 54,387 Views 195 Comments

Births, deaths and everything in between: Here’s what you need to know about Census 2016.

# renting - Saturday 1 April, 2017

These are the most expensive and cheapest areas for renting in Ireland
# Rent Index
# Rent Index

These are the most expensive and cheapest areas for renting in Ireland

Apr 1st 2017, 6:00 AM 82,466 Views 30 Comments

The top five areas with the most expensive rents are all located in on the southern side of Dublin.

# renting - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Coveney says he will regulate Airbnb if 'satisfactory arrangement' not reached over renting
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

Coveney says he will regulate Airbnb if 'satisfactory arrangement' not reached over renting

Mar 2nd 2017, 6:00 AM 9,650 Views 19 Comments

The Housing Minister wants to make it very clear that those who want to use AirBnb need to do so responsibly.

# renting - Saturday 25 February, 2017

18 simple dreams of people who rent
# Pipe Dreams
From The Daily Edge
# Pipe Dreams

18 simple dreams of people who rent

Feb 25th 2017, 6:00 PM 11,700 Views 1 Comment

We don’t want anything fancy. Just minimal mould.

# renting - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Landlords will have to provide an oven, fridge and microwave under new rules
# Housing
# Housing

Landlords will have to provide an oven, fridge and microwave under new rules

Feb 14th 2017, 9:08 AM 57,529 Views 118 Comments

Simon Coveney said the regulations “aim to ensure that properties tenants are renting are safe, efficient, durable and comfortable”.

# renting - Friday 20 January, 2017

Landlords rapped on the knuckles for threatening new charges after rent caps
# Building And Property
# Building And Property

Landlords rapped on the knuckles for threatening new charges after rent caps

Jan 20th 2017, 2:10 PM 23,175 Views 39 Comments

The Irish Property Owners Association has been given a dressing down by the competition watchdog.

# renting - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Cap on Dublin and Cork rent increases in place from today
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Cap on Dublin and Cork rent increases in place from today

Dec 24th 2016, 6:05 AM 15,693 Views 9 Comments

The 4% cap will apply for a three-year period.

# renting - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Poll: Should first-time buyers be allowed to use renting history in mortgage applications?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should first-time buyers be allowed to use renting history in mortgage applications?

Sep 11th 2016, 9:59 AM 28,406 Views 89 Comments

The Department of Finance thinks it’s a good idea.

# renting - Saturday 10 September, 2016

'It's exploitation': Homeless charities condemn 'two-tier' tenants laws
# The Rent
# The Rent

'It's exploitation': Homeless charities condemn 'two-tier' tenants laws

Sep 10th 2016, 7:30 AM 11,014 Views 16 Comments

Students or other tenants in houseshares who are not on the lease are “second-class” housemates who do not qualify for tenancy rights, the Peter McVerry Trust told TheJournal.ie.

# renting - Friday 9 September, 2016

QUIZ: What Kind Of Flatmates Do You Need?
# Change Generation
# Change Generation

QUIZ: What Kind Of Flatmates Do You Need?

Sep 9th 2016, 11:11 AM 16,910 Views 14 Comments

Whether you’re flying the coop for the first time, or on your millionth houseshare, it’s need-to-know info.

# renting - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

11 emotions everyone goes through when looking for a place to live on Daft
# Emotional Rollercoaster
From The Daily Edge
# Emotional Rollercoaster

11 emotions everyone goes through when looking for a place to live on Daft

Aug 23rd 2016, 9:30 PM 6,744 Views 0 Comments

It’s an emotional rollercoaster.

# renting - Monday 22 August, 2016

Here's what students need to know when looking for accommodation
# CAO 2016
# CAO 2016

Here's what students need to know when looking for accommodation

Aug 22nd 2016, 7:00 PM 539 Views 25 Comments

Threshold’s Michael McCarthy Flynn talks about ways to protect yourself in the rental market.

# renting - Saturday 2 July, 2016

8 things Dublin rental ads say... and what they really mean
# To Let
From The Daily Edge
# To Let

8 things Dublin rental ads say... and what they really mean

Jul 2nd 2016, 1:00 PM 9,022 Views 2 Comments

Oh, the joys.

# renting - Monday 13 June, 2016

Landlords could face NCT-style checks to bring rental properties up to standard
# Housing
# Housing

Landlords could face NCT-style checks to bring rental properties up to standard

Jun 13th 2016, 2:34 PM 16,997 Views 73 Comments

Housing charity Threshold said some tenants are now “afraid” to complain about sub-standard accommodation.

# renting - Sunday 12 June, 2016

Student accommodation nightmares: 'I couldn't even stand up straight in my room'
# Renting
# Renting

Student accommodation nightmares: 'I couldn't even stand up straight in my room'

Jun 12th 2016, 8:15 AM 2,504 Views 94 Comments

As the academic year comes to a close, one student tells of her experiences of trying to find somewhere to live

# renting - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

11 things every girl who's lived with a load of lads knows to be true
# Living With Lads
From The Daily Edge
# Living With Lads

11 things every girl who's lived with a load of lads knows to be true

Jun 7th 2016, 1:25 PM 11,563 Views 4 Comments

*burps loudly*

# renting - Friday 8 April, 2016

This comedy sketch perfectly sums up the pain of trying to find a flat in Dublin
# The Apartment Games
From The Daily Edge
# The Apartment Games

This comedy sketch perfectly sums up the pain of trying to find a flat in Dublin

Apr 8th 2016, 8:08 AM 5,492 Views 2 Comments

May the rent be ever in your favour.

# renting - Thursday 7 April, 2016

There's an extremely simple way to free up space on your iPhone
# Quick Fix
# Quick Fix

There's an extremely simple way to free up space on your iPhone

Apr 7th 2016, 12:00 PM 49,666 Views 29 Comments

Handy for those who have the basic 16GB version.

# renting - Monday 18 January, 2016

Settling a dispute with your landlord just got cheaper
# Cutting Fees
# Cutting Fees

Settling a dispute with your landlord just got cheaper

Jan 18th 2016, 2:52 PM 18,140 Views 32 Comments

Fees for the Private Residential Tenancies Board mediation service have been scrapped.

# renting - Friday 25 December, 2015

I’m normal, I always pay bills and I've no weird habits, but I still can’t find a room to rent
# Opinion
# Opinion

I’m normal, I always pay bills and I've no weird habits, but I still can’t find a room to rent

Dec 25th 2015, 7:30 PM 256 Views 58 Comments

I’ve queued up with over 30 people to get into view a house. Then you have to pitch yourself, X-Factor style, as to why they should pick you.

# renting - Sunday 20 December, 2015

'I'd love to help a struggling tenant, but if I did I'd be homeless myself'
# A Landlord Speaks
# A Landlord Speaks

'I'd love to help a struggling tenant, but if I did I'd be homeless myself'

Dec 20th 2015, 7:30 AM 17,077 Views 51 Comments

“Landlords answer to banks. We’re still paying the price for austerity.”

# renting - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Will landlords forego extra rent to help families on the brink of homelessness?
# Close To The Brink
# Close To The Brink

Will landlords forego extra rent to help families on the brink of homelessness?

Dec 12th 2015, 10:30 PM 23,141 Views 123 Comments

One charity is asking them to consider it.

# renting - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Given up on owning your own home? Most people have
# Renting For Life
# Renting For Life

Given up on owning your own home? Most people have

Dec 3rd 2015, 6:05 AM 22,779 Views 60 Comments

Three in ten tenants also fear losing their houses.

# renting - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

8 landlords who proved landlords can be good people
# Rent
From The Daily Edge
# Rent

8 landlords who proved landlords can be good people

Nov 3rd 2015, 12:05 PM 10,025 Views 5 Comments

“Some old crank rang about a party last night.”

# renting - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Patient facing eviction says he's going on hunger strike to "shame" the government
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Patient facing eviction says he's going on hunger strike to "shame" the government

Sep 22nd 2015, 6:01 AM 19,311 Views 102 Comments

Brian Nason says he can’t find somewhere to live because he’s on rent allowance.

# renting - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Inside the plush pads of ridiculously wealthy students
# Swanky Pad
# Swanky Pad

Inside the plush pads of ridiculously wealthy students

Sep 10th 2015, 6:05 AM 34,346 Views 19 Comments

London has an even greater property shortage than Dublin, but many of its exclusive properties are being rented by wealthy foreign college students.

# renting - Friday 4 September, 2015

This Irish lad used to live in the ‘shed in a living room’ flat in London
# Cosy
# Cosy

This Irish lad used to live in the ‘shed in a living room’ flat in London

Sep 4th 2015, 10:00 PM 58,962 Views 20 Comments

Sharing is caring.

This Irish lad used to live in the 'shed in a living room' flat in London
# Cosy
From The Daily Edge
# Cosy

This Irish lad used to live in the 'shed in a living room' flat in London

Sep 4th 2015, 1:11 PM 10,160 Views 2 Comments

Sharing is caring.

# renting - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

13 hellish stages of finding an apartment in Ireland
# House Hunting
From The Daily Edge
# House Hunting

13 hellish stages of finding an apartment in Ireland

Aug 18th 2015, 9:29 PM 12,441 Views 2 Comments

Godspeed, everyone.

The 'last pressure valve' in the housing market is about to blow - and students will suffer
# Room To Rent
# Room To Rent

The 'last pressure valve' in the housing market is about to blow - and students will suffer

Aug 18th 2015, 7:00 AM 36,457 Views 56 Comments

People looking for rental properties in all Ireland’s major cities are in for a rude shock.

# renting - Friday 31 July, 2015

This strange Dublin rental has a little something extra in every room
# Held Hostage
From The Daily Edge
# Held Hostage

This strange Dublin rental has a little something extra in every room

Jul 31st 2015, 1:55 PM 11,473 Views 4 Comments

Does it come with the flat, or…?

# renting - Monday 13 July, 2015

This London apartment makes the Dublin rental scene look like good value
# A Steal
From The Daily Edge
# A Steal

This London apartment makes the Dublin rental scene look like good value

Jul 13th 2015, 7:23 PM 8,773 Views 0 Comments

The internet has beautifully dubbed it a “mattress with walls.”

# renting - Saturday 11 July, 2015

'A frenzy of panic': Advice for students looking for accommodation
# The Summer Search
# The Summer Search

'A frenzy of panic': Advice for students looking for accommodation

Jul 11th 2015, 9:30 PM 23,750 Views 17 Comments

The USI has called on people to take in lodgers as a lack of suitable housing remains an issue.

# renting - Friday 26 June, 2015

Homeless couple sleeping at council had an injunction taken out against them
# Housing List
# Housing List

Homeless couple sleeping at council had an injunction taken out against them

Jun 26th 2015, 10:00 PM 45,907 Views 132 Comments

The couple slept in South Dublin County Council last night after being homeless over a week ago.

# renting - Monday 8 June, 2015

Student accommodation is an absolute disaster in this country – when will government respond?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Student accommodation is an absolute disaster in this country – when will government respond?

Jun 8th 2015, 11:55 PM 1,047 Views 43 Comments

On-campus accommodation is snapped up a lightning speed, leaving vulnerable young people at the mercy of the inhospitable private market.