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#Housing Market

# housing-market - Thursday 2 April, 2020

'It was shaping to be a very strong year': How will the coronavirus crisis impact people buying houses?

All of these indicators suggested a market that was growing, with supply remaining low relative to demand.

# housing-market - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

First-time buyers in Dublin are now spending an average of €375,000 for a home

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown in Dublin had the highest average house price for first-time buyers, costing €520,000.

# housing-market - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Irish house prices stabilise as househunters show 'nervousness' ahead of Brexit

New CSO figures for August show that property price growth is continuing to slow.

# housing-market - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Irish property prices show slowest increase in six years

The latest figures from June show Irish property price growth is slowing.

# housing-market - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Taoiseach says there's 'no evidence of a land bubble' in Ireland

Leo Varadkar said it is something the government will keep an eye on.

# housing-market - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Like it's 2008 - Irish people set to break the €100 billion barrier in consumer spending this year

Spending will be at a greater level than the previous high-water mark in 2008, if the forecasts are to be believed.

# housing-market - Monday 11 September, 2017

Rise in house sales along commuter belts due to lack of affordable homes in Dublin

A study shows the number of house sales has increased by 8.4% in the first half of 2017.

# housing-market - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Almost a quarter of renters now pay more than €1,300 a month for accommodation

The Residential Tenancies Board publishes its annual report for 2016 today.

# housing-market - Monday 26 June, 2017

Three-bed semis in Dublin are now selling within three weeks

Properties in the capital that were taking seven weeks to sell last year are now changing hands inside 21 days.

# housing-market - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Help-to-buy scheme may be scrapped admits Housing Minister

Eoghan Murphy said that the possibility the help-to-buy scheme had had the opposite effect to that intended is “a concern”.

# housing-market - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

One city has seen a huge hike in house prices - and it isn't Dublin

The big issue at the end of 2016? Housing stock at a ten-year low.

# housing-market - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Out of reach: 'Young people now have nowhere to rent in the city that they work in'

The government is set to oppose Sinn Féin’s bill on rent certainty.

# housing-market - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Rental crisis: 'The room itself is about 4m x 8m, not much bigger than a prison cell'

If we keep going in this same direction, young people will be forced to study at universities abroad, writes Billy Vaughan.

# housing-market - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Do you have to move out because your landlord is selling up? Now they'll have to prove it

The aim is to stop landlords putting properties back on the market for higher rent.

# housing-market - Thursday 26 March, 2015

This week’s vital property news: Rents on the up and house prices on the down Shovel Ready This post contains images

This week’s vital property news: Rents on the up and house prices on the down

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# housing-market - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Some of these derelict sites in Dublin have been vacant for years

Many of these buildings could help address the current housing crisis.

# housing-market - Friday 6 February, 2015

House prices have increased sharply, but "are still around fair value" (apparently)

That’s according to a new report from Goodbody.

# housing-market - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Could Belfast be the answer to your property woes?

The property market in Northern Ireland’s first city is set for growth in 2015.

# housing-market - Monday 22 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge 7 of the most bizarre Irish rentals spotted online Movin' On Down

7 of the most bizarre Irish rentals spotted online

We’ll stay where we are, but thanks.

# housing-market - Friday 27 June, 2014

Sold: €5m worth of property and land snapped up in "intensive" Galway auction

Organisers said it displayed “continued confidence” in the Galway property market.

# housing-market - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Investor house purchases have more than trebled in a year - but why?

Investors are buying up property to feed the rental market, which is full of people who don’t want to take on too much debt.

# housing-market - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

It's true...Ireland IS affected by housing market changes more than other countries

New research shows that households in debt are only likely to reduce if if they are comparatively well-off.

# housing-market - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Warning over 'microwave' housing market

First time buyers are being forced out of the market and need to beware of taking on too much debt.

# housing-market - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Half of house hunters are willing to spend up to €350k on a home

Three out of four property buyers want to buy within the next six months.

# housing-market - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Regulation controversy drives construction rates up

House building commencements are 192 per cent higher than last year.

# housing-market - Thursday 16 January, 2014

NAMA drops 80:20 home buyer scheme citing improving market conditions

Under the 80:20 deferred payment initiative, buyers pay 80 per cent of the value up front with a valuation then carried out after five years.

# housing-market - Friday 10 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge House for sale in England - with the dead owners buried in the back garden All Mod Cons

House for sale in England - with the dead owners buried in the back garden

Yes, yes, but does it have a deck area?

# housing-market - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Dublin property prices up 15 per cent as rest of country shows some positive signs

Although Dublin continues to outpace the rest of the county, today’s figures show that properties outside the capital are showing some early signs of turnaround.

# housing-market - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

JPMorgan agrees record $13 billion deal for mortgage misdeeds

The bank acknowledge that it had “made serious misrepresentations to the public” over residential mortgage-backed securities.

# housing-market - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Property prices rise again, that’s five months in a row now

Residential property prices at a national level, increased by 3.6 per cent in September but Dublin accounted for practically the entire increase.

From The Daily Edge 6 things you'll hear new homeowners say Sponsored By Ebs

6 things you'll hear new homeowners say

Trust us, you’ll recognise these gems. You might have even said them yourself.

# housing-market - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Dublin property prices up 10.6 per cent as cash sales increase

Savills Ireland said mortgage buyers are struggling to compete with cash buyers.

# housing-market - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

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-market - Friday 28 June, 2013

Property prices down in May, but rate of drop slowing

The most positive signs are in the Dublin market, with homes changing hands for 1.4 per cent more than in the same month last year.

# housing-market - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Column: Want to value your house for the property tax? Here’s a guide.

There is confusion over the valuation of homes for the property tax, writes Ronan Lyons – so here’s a handy informal guide.

# housing-market - Thursday 28 June, 2012

New mortgage-to-rent scheme could help up to 3,500 families

The scheme will be available nationally to families on low incomes in houses less than €220,000.

# housing-market - Friday 16 March, 2012

House prices will continue to fall in 2012 - Davy

Property prices in Ireland are still not showing signs of stabilisation and are likely continue to decline throughout 2012, according to Davy Stockbrokers.

# housing-market - Friday 6 May, 2011

Irish Times editor denies a "vested interest" in maintaining the property market

Geraldine Kennedy says the paper did not compromise standards, and that it was the first to print speculation about the end of the property boom.

# housing-market - Thursday 5 May, 2011

House prices hit rock bottom - but they won't rise again anytime soon

Standard & Poor’s said in a report that house prices in Ireland are currently at pre-2000 levels of affordability but it sees no sign of the market being active over the next couple of years.