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# renting - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Aaron McKenna: Calls for rent controls are blatantly stupid
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Calls for rent controls are blatantly stupid

Jan 4th 2014, 8:00 AM 65 Views 62 Comments

Proposing a simplistic solution to arbitrarily attempt to solve one facet of Ireland’s housing problem is just bad policymaking, writes Aaron McKenna.

# renting - Thursday 12 December, 2013

The average monthly rent in Dublin is now over €1,000 as prices continue to rise
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

The average monthly rent in Dublin is now over €1,000 as prices continue to rise

Dec 12th 2013, 6:30 AM 13,104 Views 59 Comments

As with the sale of residential property, the increase in rental values in Dublin is out of kilter with a slower recovery in the rest of the country.

# renting - Monday 2 December, 2013

WATCH: Man smashes up apartment after landlord refuses to return deposit
# Smash
From The Daily Edge
# Smash

WATCH: Man smashes up apartment after landlord refuses to return deposit

Dec 2nd 2013, 12:46 PM 4,167 Views 2 Comments

Well that certainly showed him.

# renting - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

11 reasons renting in Ireland is the absolute worst
# Desperate Times
From The Daily Edge
# Desperate Times

11 reasons renting in Ireland is the absolute worst

Nov 20th 2013, 1:00 PM 43,278 Views 81 Comments

According to Threshold, it’s getting worse for people seeking rented accommodation.

Government to roll out deposit guarantee scheme - Hayden
# Deposits
# Deposits

Government to roll out deposit guarantee scheme - Hayden

Nov 20th 2013, 8:10 AM 9,072 Views 72 Comments

Labour senator Aideen Hayden said that the move will help protect vulnerable tenants against “profiteering” landlords.

# renting - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

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

6 things you'll hear new homeowners say

Oct 29th 2013, 10:34 AM 206 Views 0 Comments

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

# renting - Thursday 12 September, 2013

8 things anyone who has lived in a Celtic Tiger apartment will understand
# 1990s Living
From The Daily Edge
# 1990s Living

8 things anyone who has lived in a Celtic Tiger apartment will understand

Sep 12th 2013, 1:00 PM 53,298 Views 95 Comments

Storage heaters and paper-thin walls.

# renting - Monday 19 August, 2013

Average rent hits €825 per month as Dublin prices rise significantly
# Gaffs
# Gaffs

Average rent hits €825 per month as Dublin prices rise significantly

Aug 19th 2013, 6:30 AM 14,532 Views 37 Comments

It’s bad news for students going back to college in the coming weeks with prices rising by up to 7 per cent compared to this time last year.

# renting - Thursday 15 August, 2013

The worst things about living with housemates
# Get A Room
From The Daily Edge
# Get A Room

The worst things about living with housemates

Aug 15th 2013, 12:50 PM 28,505 Views 70 Comments

Dirty dishes, empty loo roll, passive-aggressive notes… Sound familiar?

# renting - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Man offers free room in Dublin... in exchange for housework
# For Rent
From The Daily Edge
# For Rent

Man offers free room in Dublin... in exchange for housework

Aug 7th 2013, 7:00 PM 4,556 Views 5 Comments

He’s just looking for company.

# renting - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Column: Tenants shouldn't pay the price for landlords struggling with mortgage repayments
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Tenants shouldn't pay the price for landlords struggling with mortgage repayments

May 16th 2013, 7:00 AM 916 Views 57 Comments

There’s a crisis in the buy-to-let sector due to landlords falling into mortgage arrears and innocent tenants are getting caught in the chaos. Receivers have to realise people renting properties are not commodities, writes Bod Jordan.

# renting - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Column: ‘I thought I did everything right – so why have I ended up here?’
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: ‘I thought I did everything right – so why have I ended up here?’

Apr 18th 2013, 7:00 PM 1,235 Views 160 Comments

Aoife O’Connor has gone to college, got good results, borrowed money to get more qualifications by doing a postgrad, but she still finds herself with no job. Here she asks why she can’t catch a break?

# renting - Monday 11 February, 2013

# renting - Friday 1 February, 2013

Bedsits are history thanks to new regulations effective from today
# Bedsits
# Bedsits

Bedsits are history thanks to new regulations effective from today

Feb 1st 2013, 2:45 PM 30,765 Views 80 Comments

Rental properties are now required to have separate bathrooms, independently controlled heating appliances and adequate food preparation and storage facilities.

# renting - Thursday 30 August, 2012

Home ownership drops as number of people renting increases
# Census 2011
# Census 2011

Home ownership drops as number of people renting increases

Aug 30th 2012, 12:01 PM 9,321 Views 34 Comments

Almost half a million households rent their accommodation, according to the April 2011 Census.

# renting - Monday 27 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Monday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Monday

Aug 27th 2012, 7:50 PM 11,188 Views 1 Comment

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

# renting - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Students warned to choose their landlord and potential flatmates carefully
# Renting
# Renting

Students warned to choose their landlord and potential flatmates carefully

Aug 21st 2012, 12:01 PM 4,998 Views 9 Comments

Students have been advised to thoroughly check the credentials of prospective landlords – and make sure they get along with housemates – before signing a lease.

# renting - Monday 20 August, 2012

Rental accommodation options for students fall again this summer
# Renting
# Renting

Rental accommodation options for students fall again this summer

Aug 20th 2012, 6:40 AM 5,113 Views 13 Comments

Latest Daft.ie report shows rent rises in Dublin and Cork since last year, and a drop in available rental properties nationwide.

# renting - Friday 27 July, 2012

Column: Dark, damp room or the street – this is the choice faced by many
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Dark, damp room or the street – this is the choice faced by many

Jul 27th 2012, 7:00 AM 61 Views 82 Comments

Cuts to rent supplement are forcing people to make impossible choices, writes Bob Jordan of Threshold.

# renting - Friday 18 May, 2012

# renting - Thursday 17 May, 2012

'Guardians' sought for manor house property in Waterford city
# Lord Of The Manor
# Lord Of The Manor

'Guardians' sought for manor house property in Waterford city

May 17th 2012, 7:15 AM 7,228 Views 9 Comments

Accommodation available for €25 a week – but new tenants will be considered security guards rather than regular tenants.

# renting - Thursday 29 March, 2012

How much has weekly rent average fallen since 2006? ONE per cent.
# Census 2011
# Census 2011

How much has weekly rent average fallen since 2006? ONE per cent.

Mar 29th 2012, 1:23 PM 4,778 Views 10 Comments

Also in Census 2011 housing stats: The number of permanent housing units has increased by 13 per cent since 2006.

# renting - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Column: Our landlord went into receivership – now we’re in limbo
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Our landlord went into receivership – now we’re in limbo

Dec 29th 2011, 9:15 AM 1,122 Views 21 Comments

Her building crumbling and in legal limbo, Alsa Campbell writes about how tenants are finding themselves at the sharp end of landlords’ financial troubles.

# renting - Monday 5 December, 2011

Column: Landlords who don’t accept rent allowance are lazy – and classist
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Landlords who don’t accept rent allowance are lazy – and classist

Dec 5th 2011, 12:31 PM 445 Views 72 Comments

There’s an unpleasant undercurrent in Ireland that distrusts people on state assistance, writes Lisa McInerney. But it’s short-sighted, unfair and snobbish.

# renting - Thursday 15 September, 2011

Column: Renting is the future – and not just for houses
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Renting is the future – and not just for houses

Sep 15th 2011, 7:45 AM 11 Views 32 Comments

As the property crash continues to bite, people are avoiding big commitments to their homes, cars and even relationships, writes Gerard O’Neill.

# renting - Friday 5 August, 2011

The Rent is Too Damn High candidate faces eviction
# Too Damn Low
# Too Damn Low

The Rent is Too Damn High candidate faces eviction

Aug 5th 2011, 2:16 PM 1,370 Views 1 Comment

Jimmy McMillan, who plans to run in the US presidential election next year, is lodging a $70,000 counter-claim against his landlord.

# renting - Tuesday 10 May, 2011

Rents up in Dublin and Cork cities but generally stable – report
# Rent
# Rent

Rents up in Dublin and Cork cities but generally stable – report

May 10th 2011, 7:45 AM 1,134 Views 0 Comments

Overall, rents have remained stable since prices in early 2010, according to latest Daft.ie report. Chartered accountant Cormac Lucey warns that while rents have largely stabilised, property prices haven’t.

# renting - Monday 7 February, 2011

Rents fall less than 1 per cent over 2010
# Rents
# Rents

Rents fall less than 1 per cent over 2010

Feb 7th 2011, 8:51 AM 478 Views 0 Comments

Residential rents now cheaper than they were 10 years ago, according to Daft.ie economist Ronan Lyons.

# renting - Thursday 19 August, 2010

Rents prices stabilising, except for students
# Property
# Property

Rents prices stabilising, except for students

Aug 19th 2010, 3:49 PM 276 Views 0 Comments

Prices for living away from home vary widely for students in Ireland.

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