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# ronan-lyons - Saturday 10 April, 2021

The Explainer: How has the pandemic affected house prices in Ireland?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: How has the pandemic affected house prices in Ireland?

Apr 10th 2021, 7:20 AM 17,074 Views 17 Comments

Economist Ronan Lyons explains on this week’s podcast.

# ronan-lyons - Friday 21 August, 2020

National rent prices jumped 1.2% in the last year despite impact of Covid-19
# Daft Report
# Daft Report

National rent prices jumped 1.2% in the last year despite impact of Covid-19

Aug 21st 2020, 6:00 AM 13,296 Views 35 Comments

The latest Daft.ie report shows that the industry has ‘bounced back’ from Covid-19.

# ronan-lyons - Sunday 22 September, 2019

Growth in house prices slows to just 0.1% - but unclear if supply or Brexit is the cause
# Property
# Property

Growth in house prices slows to just 0.1% - but unclear if supply or Brexit is the cause

Sep 22nd 2019, 6:00 AM 12,550 Views 31 Comments

The average cost of a house nationwide in the third quarter of this year was €257,000.

# ronan-lyons - Sunday 30 December, 2018

House prices rose by €1,000 a month in 2018
# Property
# Property

House prices rose by €1,000 a month in 2018

Dec 30th 2018, 6:00 AM 13,945 Views 25 Comments

However, this is the lowest rate of increase since the market bottomed out in 2013.

# ronan-lyons - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

5 trends set to define the property market in 2019, according to an expert
# Property Trends
# Property Trends

5 trends set to define the property market in 2019, according to an expert

Dec 19th 2018, 4:44 PM 4,396 Views 2 Comments

Economist Ronan Lyons talks Airbnb, the Budget and why the market is improving (sort of).

# ronan-lyons - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

5 of the most important developments in the property market in 2018, according to an expert
# Property Trends
# Property Trends

5 of the most important developments in the property market in 2018, according to an expert

Dec 18th 2018, 2:36 PM 1,178 Views 0 Comments

From why our rent is increasing to what we can do about social housing.

# ronan-lyons - Sunday 16 December, 2018

There are now over 5,000 'property millionaires' in Ireland
# Daft.ie Report
# Daft.ie Report

There are now over 5,000 'property millionaires' in Ireland

Dec 16th 2018, 2:58 PM 58,588 Views 34 Comments

Eglinton Road in Donnybrook is Ireland’s most expensive street, according to data from Daft.ie.

# ronan-lyons - Sunday 30 September, 2018

House prices beginning to stabilise as parts of the country see price drop during third quarter of 2018
# Daft Report
# Daft Report

House prices beginning to stabilise as parts of the country see price drop during third quarter of 2018

Sep 30th 2018, 11:39 AM 24,954 Views 61 Comments

It’s reported that better availability is leading to a stabilising of house prices across the country.

# ronan-lyons - Thursday 15 February, 2018

FactFind: Is it cheaper to have a mortgage than rent in Ireland?
# Crisis
# Crisis

FactFind: Is it cheaper to have a mortgage than rent in Ireland?

Feb 15th 2018, 12:05 AM 51,138 Views 65 Comments

We’ve all heard it in the pub, but is it actually true?

# ronan-lyons - Thursday 21 December, 2017

5 property trends to look out for in 2018, according to an expert
# Property Trends
# Property Trends

5 property trends to look out for in 2018, according to an expert

Dec 21st 2017, 4:30 PM 3,394 Views 1 Comment

Economist Ronan Lyons talks price increases, empty nester apartments and rising taxes.

# ronan-lyons - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

5 of the year's most crucial property developments, according to an expert
# Property Trends
# Property Trends

5 of the year's most crucial property developments, according to an expert

Dec 19th 2017, 10:42 AM 1,513 Views 0 Comments

Economist Ronan Lyons talks Brexit, construction costs and Help To Buy.

# ronan-lyons - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

The number of rental properties in Ireland is at its lowest in recorded history
# Out Of Control
# Out Of Control

The number of rental properties in Ireland is at its lowest in recorded history

Aug 22nd 2017, 12:05 AM 35,111 Views 107 Comments

The latest Daft.ie quarterly rental report makes for grim reading for renters around the country.

# ronan-lyons - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

'Time for Dublin to grow up' - Irish rents are now rising at their fastest rate EVER
# Huge Increase
# Huge Increase

'Time for Dublin to grow up' - Irish rents are now rising at their fastest rate EVER

Feb 14th 2017, 6:01 AM 29,110 Views 59 Comments

Daft.ie’s Ronan Lyons says height limits on Dublin buildings need to be loosened to prevent higher rents.

# ronan-lyons - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

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

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

Jan 3rd 2017, 12:01 AM 79,898 Views 39 Comments

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

# ronan-lyons - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

What on earth is the solution to the rental crisis?
# Million Dollar Question
# Million Dollar Question

What on earth is the solution to the rental crisis?

May 10th 2016, 11:54 AM 25,123 Views 156 Comments

Irish rents have broken the €1,000 monthly average for the first time since pre-crash 2008. Where will it all end?

# ronan-lyons - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

The number of properties to rent in Ireland has hit rock bottom
# That Sinking Feeling
# That Sinking Feeling

The number of properties to rent in Ireland has hit rock bottom

Feb 9th 2016, 6:09 AM 19,413 Views 54 Comments

Report shows tenants outside Dublin suffer biggest rent hikes.

# ronan-lyons - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

There was an almighty jump in rents while everyone waited for price controls
# Through The Roof
# Through The Roof

There was an almighty jump in rents while everyone waited for price controls

Nov 17th 2015, 10:35 AM 35,956 Views 83 Comments

Cork and Galway have had their biggest increases in at least 10 years.

# ronan-lyons - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

House prices are starting to take off outside Dublin
# Up And Away
# Up And Away

House prices are starting to take off outside Dublin

Jul 7th 2015, 7:00 AM 22,733 Views 29 Comments

Other major cities have been leading the rises in the property market.

# ronan-lyons - Monday 11 May, 2015

Is it cheaper to rent or buy a home? We have the figures for you
# Do The Sums
# Do The Sums

Is it cheaper to rent or buy a home? We have the figures for you

May 11th 2015, 1:17 PM 52,462 Views 60 Comments

Rents have been going up – but so have sale prices.

The rental squeeze is the worst it has been for a decade
# Tighten The Belt
# Tighten The Belt

The rental squeeze is the worst it has been for a decade

May 11th 2015, 6:05 AM 28,012 Views 62 Comments

The supply of available homes has hit rock bottom – and that means only one thing for prices.

# ronan-lyons - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Here is why double-digit house price increases are a thing of the past
# Back Down To Earth
# Back Down To Earth

Here is why double-digit house price increases are a thing of the past

Apr 9th 2015, 6:14 PM 3,498 Views 0 Comments

This week the Daft.ie Sales Report showed that we can expect the housing market to calm down a little bit.

# ronan-lyons - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

We asked this expert if people were paying over the odds for property again
# Bubble Trouble
# Bubble Trouble

We asked this expert if people were paying over the odds for property again

Apr 7th 2015, 7:15 AM 21,391 Views 44 Comments

The demand for houses is there – but are people spending more than they should?

These are the cheapest places in Ireland to buy a family home
# Room To Grow
# Room To Grow

These are the cheapest places in Ireland to buy a family home

Apr 7th 2015, 6:10 AM 77,024 Views 49 Comments

Asking prices are going up again – but there are some bargains around if you look outside the big cities.

# ronan-lyons - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

'We need to allow people to build higher in Dublin'
# Look To The Sky
# Look To The Sky

'We need to allow people to build higher in Dublin'

Feb 17th 2015, 2:05 PM 19,465 Views 76 Comments

One economist explains why people are being squeezed out of the city.

# ronan-lyons - Monday 16 February, 2015

'People are basically fleeing the city now': What sky-high rents are doing to Dublin
# Feeling The Squeeze
# Feeling The Squeeze

'People are basically fleeing the city now': What sky-high rents are doing to Dublin

Feb 16th 2015, 2:00 PM 20,136 Views 85 Comments

Economist Ronan Lyons tells us why the government needs to cut the cost of building new homes.

# ronan-lyons - Monday 5 January, 2015

The average asking price for a house in Ireland is now €193,000
# House Prices
# House Prices

The average asking price for a house in Ireland is now €193,000

Jan 5th 2015, 7:15 PM 32,006 Views 39 Comments

Asking prices actually fell in the last three months of 2014 – but are still significantly higher than one year ago.

# ronan-lyons - Thursday 13 November, 2014

People will pay more to live near a school (regardless of how good it is)
# Property
# Property

People will pay more to live near a school (regardless of how good it is)

Nov 13th 2014, 6:30 AM 6,641 Views 10 Comments

As a national average, people pay 2.6% more to live within 200 metres of a primary school.

# ronan-lyons - Monday 6 January, 2014

Rise in Dublin house prices masks fall in every other part of the country
# Property
# Property

Rise in Dublin house prices masks fall in every other part of the country

Jan 6th 2014, 6:30 AM 19,735 Views 56 Comments

The 2013 house price report from property website Daft.ie shows more evidence of Ireland’s two-tier housing market.

# ronan-lyons - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Here's what Ronan Lyons really thought of protesters on the Six One
# Idiots
From The Daily Edge
# Idiots

Here's what Ronan Lyons really thought of protesters on the Six One

Nov 28th 2013, 4:32 PM 9,034 Views 14 Comments

He has answered the question on everybody’s lips.

# ronan-lyons - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Dublin house prices rise but supply, not bubble, the key worry says economist
# Property
# Property

Dublin house prices rise but supply, not bubble, the key worry says economist

Oct 1st 2013, 12:01 AM 11,701 Views 31 Comments

Prices in Dublin were up by 7.7 per cent on last year but prices dropped in every other county in the state according to Daft.ie

# ronan-lyons - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Revenue's property tax calculator 'adding to distress of homeowners'
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

Revenue's property tax calculator 'adding to distress of homeowners'

Mar 13th 2013, 8:00 AM 12,858 Views 77 Comments

The criticism comes as Daft.ie launch a new property tax calculator which takes the number of bathrooms and bedrooms into account, as well as whether the property has a garden.

# ronan-lyons - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Some stabilisation in Dublin property market – reports
# Property
# Property

Some stabilisation in Dublin property market – reports

Jan 2nd 2013, 6:30 AM 7,574 Views 58 Comments

There are now 47,000 properties for sale in Ireland and the average asking price is €151,000, according to Daft.ie and €201,000, according to MyHome.ie.

# ronan-lyons - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Budget 2013: Here's what the experts had to say about it
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Budget 2013: Here's what the experts had to say about it

Dec 6th 2012, 6:45 AM 7,470 Views 21 Comments

From property tax to child benefit cuts to the motor industry, we asked the experts what they thought about Budget 2013. Here’s what they had to say.

# ronan-lyons - Sunday 14 October, 2012

Price index shows property prices have stabilised - Daft.ie
# Property
# Property

Price index shows property prices have stabilised - Daft.ie

Oct 14th 2012, 4:16 PM 9,010 Views 45 Comments

Daft.ie has matched the prices in the national property price index with its own, and believes the market is stabilising.

# ronan-lyons - Monday 1 October, 2012

House prices are still falling - except for South County Dublin
# Cribs
# Cribs

House prices are still falling - except for South County Dublin

Oct 1st 2012, 6:30 AM 10,650 Views 29 Comments

The average asking price for a house in Ireland is now €167,000 – down by 54 per cent since the peak of the boom.

# ronan-lyons - Monday 24 September, 2012

Report on property tax to be brought to Cabinet 'shortly'
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

Report on property tax to be brought to Cabinet 'shortly'

Sep 24th 2012, 3:33 PM 4,463 Views 22 Comments

The Department of Environment has dismissed claims that the report by the expert group examining the issue is being suppressed.

# ronan-lyons - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Column: Forget about our ‘economic sovereignty’ – let’s look at what matters
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Forget about our ‘economic sovereignty’ – let’s look at what matters

Aug 22nd 2012, 7:15 AM 60 Views 61 Comments

Fears over ceding our sovereignty are misplaced – people do it all the time, writes Ronan Lyons. Here’s what we should be focusing on instead.

# ronan-lyons - Monday 2 April, 2012

Daft, MyHome reports offer mixed messages on house prices
# Property Market
# Property Market

Daft, MyHome reports offer mixed messages on house prices

Apr 2nd 2012, 7:15 AM 7,801 Views 45 Comments

Two new reports on property prices out this morning agree that prices are falling, but not on very much else.

# ronan-lyons - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Column: Fiscal compact? Time to send Merkozy back to Economics 101
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Fiscal compact? Time to send Merkozy back to Economics 101

Mar 6th 2012, 7:30 PM 14 Views 90 Comments

The EU fiscal treaty shows a level of economic illiteracy that would embarrass most college students, writes Ronan Lyons.

# ronan-lyons - Monday 30 January, 2012

Will Ireland need a second bailout? Here's what 10 economists think
# Bailout
# Bailout

Will Ireland need a second bailout? Here's what 10 economists think

Jan 30th 2012, 7:40 AM 7,340 Views 29 Comments

Economists in Ireland are divided on whether or not the country will need a new bailout programme next year. But very few think it is likely we can return to the markets as scheduled.

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