Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Thursday 8 June 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# housing Bubble

All time
# crisis
FactFind: Is it cheaper to have a mortgage than rent in Ireland?
We’ve all heard it in the pub, but is it actually true?
'With the average house costing €338K, the market is looking sillier with each passing minute'
It’s all going to lead to a bad end when the bubble eventually burst, writes Gavin Mendel-Gleason.
# 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.
# inbox me
The Briefcase: Bubble busters, more budget babble and startups as far as the eye can see
This was the week in business.
# sky's the limit
NAMA promises "the sight of cranes returning to Dublin’s Docklands"
The state’s bad bank generated €4.5 billion last year.
US banker ordered to pay €600,000 for sale of sub-prime mortgage securities
Former Goldman Sachs trader Fabrice “Fabulous Fab” Tourre sold the securities right before the US housing bubble burst.
# Housing
Over 43,000 homeowners in arrears could have properties repossessed
The property owners are at risk of legal action once banks’ ability to seek repossession is restored following the passing of new legislation, a new report states.
# housing Bubble
JP Morgan agrees €107m settlement over fraud charges
The bank was accused of not telling customers that a hedge fund had chosen some assets in a major securities deal.