Residential Property News

Value of Prime Market Sales in Dublin increased by 8% in 2016.

Value of Prime Market Sales in Dublin increased by 8% in 2016.

An analysis of the Property Price Register, as of the 11th January 2016, has shown that there were more than...

Update on the Planning and Development (Housing) and Residential Tenancies Act 2016

Update on the Planning and Development (Housing) and Residential Tenancies Act 2016

Rent Predictability A. Rental Pressure Zones The cornerstone of the government’s rent predictability measures is the establishment of “rent pressure...

Rent Controls – Short term gain for long term pain

Rent Controls – Short term gain for long term pain

In the face of the ongoing rental housing crisis and the current weak governing system, it was perhaps inevitable that...

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...

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...

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...

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