Some Dublin family houses see price rises

Irish Independent | 22 February 2013 After successfully selling off 24 houses last year, a further 25 houses have been launched at the Crosforge estate in Saggart, Co Dublin, and some of these have had their prices increased. Ranging in size from two-bedroom terraced up to four-bedroom semis, their prices range from €199,000 up to Read more about Some Dublin family houses see price rises[…]

Blockbusting sales in prime locations

David Browne– 15 February 2013 Last year saw an increased appetite among investors for residential block sales, particularly in the prime Dublin areas. This appetite has been fuelled by the delayed release of stock, the relatively low number of transactions and a renewed awareness that the number of prime residential assets that can be purchased Read more about Blockbusting sales in prime locations[…]

House completions fall to lowest level since records began

THE number of new homes being built has plummeted to its lowest level since records began more than 40 years ago. The vast majority of the 8,488 homes built last year were one-off stand-alone houses, new figures reveal. Just 2,333 of those erected in 2012 were in housing estates, reflecting the overabundance of houses already Read more about House completions fall to lowest level since records began[…]