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Our NEWS section is the most comprehensive publication on the business of property in Ireland, keeping our trade readers fully informed on all developments in the property business and among their competitors.

It gathers together in one place all reports on the market, and goes into much greater detail than does the consumer press on trade issues of interest to estate agents, developers and other property professionals. It summarises property stories from the media, and provides handy links to the full stories. Occasional indepth features and opinion pieces for a fully developed online property magazine. It also acts as a searchable archive of all property matters down the years.

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© The Irish Times 25 Jan '23

Private sector delivering more than seven in 10 new social homes, department figures show

Figures obtained from the Department of Housing show that 2,706 new-build social homes were delivered up to the end of September last year. Of these, 1,946 units (72 per cent) were acquired by way of -  Subscribe
© RTE 17 Jan '23

40,000 new homes needed to prevent shortfall growing - report

Initiative Ireland: The annual supply of new houses needs to increase to 40,000 units next year, just to maintain the status quo and avoid making the existing shortfall in supply even greater, a new r -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 16 Jan '23

Ireland ‘less attractive’ to foreign tech talent amid slump in job postings

“Factors such as remote working options and, to a lesser extent, other economic and housing crisis variables, resulted in overseas job seekers putting pause on their plans to relocate to Ireland or -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 11 Jan '23

Can these six ideas help fix Ireland’s housing crisis?

Tax breaks Probably the most politically contentious, if only because the Opposition will salivate at the prospect of attacking a Fianna Fáil Housing Minister for introducing tax breaks to encourage -  Subscribe
© RTE 08 Jan '23

Housing referendum expected to be held later this year

Dr Jennifer Kavanagh: "When it comes to interpretation of the law and things like bringing in protections for renters or speeding up planning processes it may help to hold referendum, but it is only o -  Subscribe
© Business Post 08 Jan '23

No homeowner using Airbnb told Dublin council about rental nights details

People using short-term letting platforms are legally obliged to tell the local authorities how many nights they rented out their properties. There are more than 3,700 listings available to rent in Du -  Subscribe
© Business Post 08 Jan '23

Bartra charges €800 per month over original quote for co-living units

Company’s first shared living development suites in Dún Laoghaire advertised for rent of €1,880 a month. The company, controlled by Richard Barrett, has been the most active developer to pursue t -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 03 Jan '23

Airbnb caught off guard by introduction of short-term letting restrictions, correspondence shows

The announcement led a lobbyist for Airbnb, Derek Nolan, the former Labour TD for Galway West, to send off a strongly worded letter to the minister complaining about the lack of consultation with the -  Subscribe
© 02 Jan '23

Not a single home has been built on State-owned land in the past four years

The Government's Land Development Agency (LDA) has come under fire following the damning revelation, described as 'deeply disappointing' by industry experts and opposition TDs. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 23 Dec '22

Cantillon: Land hoarding adding unwelcome premium to the price of housing

If institutional buyers pay a higher price for property, the higher price becomes capitalised into land values. The interplay between land values and property prices is a key dynamic here. If sales pr -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 11 Dec '22

ESRI modelling signals boosting housing supply would calm prices

ESRI researchers suggest that an increase in annual housing supply from a 25,000 baseline to 35,000, which is an annual target considered the minimum necessary to meet medium-term demand, would cause -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 07 Dec '22

Unless planning is reformed, we will miss our climate and housing targets

While this is positive, it is not enough. What is also necessary is the speedy updating of any required secondary legislation and guidance; without those, Ireland’s planning problems are not solved. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 06 Dec '22

Five owners of Lansdowne Place apartments in Ballsbridge suing developers over excessive heat

The cases are being taken against Copper Bridge C 2015 ICAV, the landowner company behind the apartments, which is linked with Chartered Land, developer Joe O’Reilly’s firm. Dublin engineering fir -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 01 Dec '22

Housing costs threaten viability of Dublin firms, Chamber warns

Rocketing rents and house prices are putting Dublin’s economy at risk, as they squeeze staff out of the city. A majority of firms (75pc) say “affordable housing to buy or rent” is the top cha -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 26 Nov '22

New rules will force 12,000 homes out of short lets market, Minister says

Minister for Tourism Catherine Martin: “Property owners and online booking platforms offering short-term accommodation will be required to comply in a transparent way with the new system or otherwis -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 24 Nov '22

State needs to play role in ‘landbanking’ if housing shortage is to be addressed: UCD academic

Dermot O’Leary, chief economist with Goodbody Stockbrokers, told the conference that the State needed to fund build-to-rent developments or they will not be constructed. “Banks do not have the ris -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 23 Nov '22

The Tyrellstown Amendment: Rent-paying people left facing eviction

Marching orders can only be issued across the board if the price of a property sold with sitting tenants is 20% lower than what it would fetch with vacant possession and if enforcing the rule “cause -  Subscribe
© The Currency 21 Nov '22

What three stories say about Ireland’s housing crisis

The cause of the company’s financial distress is inflation. Its barrister Ross Gorman told the court on Thursday that it has been hit by the unprecedented 33 per cent rise in the cost of building ma -  Subscribe
© Business Post 21 Nov '22

New-build apartments intended for long-term letting seen on Airbnb for €5,900 a month

A Business Post analysis has shown that more than a dozen units in Woodward Square and Fernbank, two Dublin rental developments, are advertised on Airbnb for €173 and €221 per night, which would e -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 20 Nov '22

Secret government memo reveals €476m budget for housing still unspent as crisis grows

The Sunday Independent can reveal that as the Coalition continues to face a major housing and homelessness crisis, the Cabinet was told in a memo brought by Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien on Tuesd -  Subscribe
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