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Amendments to the Central Bank’s macroprudential rules will provide a significant boost to the housing market

Amendments to the Central Bank’s macroprudential rules will provide a significant boost to the housing market

Today’s decision by the Central Bank to relax its macroprudential rules represents another significant boost for struggling first-time buyers following...

Dublin remains Europe’s strongest performing city for the second consecutive quarter.

Dublin remains Europe’s strongest performing city for the second consecutive quarter.

The latest edition of Knight Frank’s Prime Global Cities Index has shown that the price of prime residential property in...

Grafton Street retail rents rise 25% to €6,500 per sq m

Grafton Street retail rents rise 25% to €6,500 per sq m

Introduction This blog post discusses the significant rebound in occupier, investor and development activity in Grafton Street, Dublin’s premier retail...

Reaction to Budget 2017

Reaction to Budget 2017

Residential Property The government has announced the introduction of a Help-to-Buy Scheme which is aimed at assisting first-time buyers of...

URBAN HOUSE PRICES GLOBALLY RISE AT THEIR FASTEST RATE FOR TWO YEARS

URBAN HOUSE PRICES GLOBALLY RISE AT THEIR FASTEST RATE FOR TWO YEARS

The latest edition of Knight Frank’s Global Residential Cities Index, which examines mainstream residential prices on a city rather than...

Mortgage rules, lending cyclicality and the housing market

Mortgage rules, lending cyclicality and the housing market

Yesterday’s data release by the Irish Banking and Payments Federation showed that lending increased dramatically in August when compared with...

Central Bank Rules to Reduce Housing Supply by 5% in the next 3-4 Years

Central Bank Rules to Reduce Housing Supply by 5% in the next 3-4 Years

Yesterday’s special article by the ESRI entitled ‘An Empirical Assessment of the Macroprudential Measures in the Irish Housing and Credit...

€43.7 billion invested in the European commercial property market in Q2 2016

€43.7 billion invested in the European commercial property market in Q2 2016

  A total of €43.7 billion was invested in the European commercial property market in Q2 2016 according to the...

The Average National Rent Exceeds its Peak for the First Time since 2008

The Average National Rent Exceeds its Peak for the First Time since 2008

According to the latest rental report from Daft.ie, rents increased on a national basis by 3.9% in Q2 2016. This...

Prime Property Market in Dublin continues to transact well, as Post Brexit enquiries increase

Prime Property Market in Dublin continues to transact well, as Post Brexit enquiries increase

  The latest edition of Knight Frank’s Prime Global Cities Index has shown that the price of prime residential property...

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