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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 26 Feb '21

Dublin City Council faces six-year wait to start housing projects

The European Union procurement process accounted for half of the delay, with waiting for approval from the Department of Housing adding to the pre-construction time lag, Mr Bourke told a council housi -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 23 Feb '21

Has Dublin built too many luxury apartments?

A report from Goodbody Stockbrokers pointed to high levels of vacancy – about 30 per cent – in newly built luxury developments alongside significant tenant incentives. Some landlords are now offer -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 22 Feb '21

FF must return to ‘core policy’ of providing homes, colleagues tell Minister

The party’s internal housing committee met during the week to discuss the Land Development Agency bill, with concerns expressed by members that the delivery of affordable housing be seen as a key Fi -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 19 Feb '21

New Beginning fund sells 55 social homes for over €22m to UK-based Principal Real Estate

Giles Smith, the head of fund management at Principal Real Estate, said that there was already an acute requirement for social housing in Ireland, which has been intensified during the pandemic. -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 19 Feb '21

Housing crisis: Now Central Bank doubts threaten plan for ‘cheaper’ homes

The Irish Independent can reveal Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien is facing a fresh crisis as the Central Bank has serious reservations about the design of the shared equity scheme and the impact it -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 18 Feb '21

How to choose and buy the perfect apartment in Ireland

Ireland has a chequered history when it comes to apartments. That’s probably because we haven’t always done them right. Building standards have come up short and we’ve often built apartments wit -  Subscribe
© Business Post 15 Feb '21

Supermac’s boss takes property fund to court over ‘Monster House’

The deal relates to No 24 High Street in Kilkenny, part of a building known locally as the Monster House, where Supermac’s is a tenant. The building was owned by Richard Duggan and Sons, a depart -  Subscribe
© Business Post 15 Feb '21

Does apartment living stack up?

Dublin's planners are approving thousands of new apartments in the capital. But are first time buyers prepared to embrace high-density living, and more importantly, can they afford the prices develope -  Subscribe
© Business Post 15 Feb '21

Many first-time buyers will be frozen out of purchasing new apartments

Apartment costs are set to rise well beyond the mortgage-borrowing capability of many typical first-time buyers, according to a detailed analysis by this newspaper of more than 26,000 apartments due t -  Subscribe
© Business Post 08 Feb '21

Solicitors and estate agents join up to fight negative interest rates

Ipav has written to the Law Society to indicate its willingness to join the latter in its opposition to the move. Pat Davitt: “There’s no point in us fighting different battles. We’ll all fight -  Subscribe
© Business Post 08 Feb '21

Landlords ‘hoarding’ homes may face new tax

Last month, a Business Post investigation of new build-to-rent apartment blocks in Dublin found that hundreds of high-end apartments lie vacant. Following the revelations, O’Brien told this newsp -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 08 Feb '21

390 of State’s first cost rental homes scheme approved for development, says Housing Minister

The total number of homes will include 50 cost rental residences at Enniskerry Road in Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown which are due to be completed this year, the department said. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 02 Feb '21

We’re building more apartments, but for foreign investors

An interesting case study is Glenveagh’s Marina Village scheme in Greystones, Co Wicklow. The 205 apartments first went on sale in June 2018, with prices cut in September 2020 before even -  Subscribe
© The Property Week 30 Jan '21

Using PropertyWeek data to populate bank valuation reports

Many of you will be familiar already with how this works, but we have recorded a short video to demonstrate how to get data from PropertyWeek listings into bank valuation forms as efficiently as po -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 29 Jan '21

Lockdown extension set to hamper housing stock supply

“There are a good number already back and renting until they find a place to buy. Some plan to retain jobs in the UK and commute a couple of days a week or a month while working from here the rest o -  Subscribe
© The Property Week 29 Jan '21

Owen Reilly Dublin residential report 2021

DOWNLOAD FULL REPORT HERE >>> Total number of transactions were down 27% on 2019 due to lockdown measures -  Subscribe
© The Property Week 29 Jan '21

228 January sales recorded by PropertyWeek from a variety of sources

Not just from the Property Price Register but also agent websites, announcements and other sources, we have recorded 228 residential sales in 2021 so far.Not only do we retrofit the PPR results to the -  Subscribe
© The Property Week 27 Jan '21

SCSI: Total costs of delivery have fallen for some apartment types In Dublin but affordability remains a huge challenge

DOWNLOAD FULL REPORT HERE >>> The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland said that a first-time buying couple would require a deposit of €38,000 and a joint income of €98,000 to purchase the lowes -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 27 Jan '21

Cuckoo funds now own 15,500 homes in Ireland after latest €1.75bn splurge

A small number of funds spent a combined €1.75bn in Ireland in 2020 buying residential units, according to analysis by real estate group CBRE. That was down on the record spend by funds in 2019, but -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 25 Jan '21

Indo panel answer the key questions about the property outlook for 2021

To clarify where the industry believes we are headed in 2021, we put the big questions to a panel of five experts who, between them, represent most of Ireland’s property professionals. -  Subscribe
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