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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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© Business Post 23 Jan '23

Pat Davitt of Ipav: ‘New land tax could push up the price of Irish homes’

Our worry is that we may be on the path once again of a government policy delivering severe unintended consequences. The Department of Finance says the purpose of the tax is to change the behaviour -  Subscribe
© The Property Week 17 Jan '23

Pat Farrell of Irish Property Owners on institutional landlords

Institutional landlords pay taxes on distribution of dividends and are taxed on exactly the same basis across EU and OECD member countries as is clearly demonstrated in IIP research here https:// -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 11 Jan '23

Michael McDowell: Radical change is needed to make Dublin a liveable city

Are we being thrown scraps instead of radical change in the way our cities are planned, designed and renewed? It seems so. Reddy’s argument has been supported by home builders. We could easily accom -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 08 Jan '23

David McWilliams: Who is going to rent all these expensive offices now?

This is good news for everyone except those involved in the commercial property game: owners, estate agents and lenders. Cheaper rents are a boon for everyone else. While not comparable to those origi -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 08 Dec '22

Richard Curran: Money isn’t the issue when it comes to housing, it is local authorities holding it up every turn

Depressing is the first thing that comes to mind when you read the latest analysis of the housing market from Banking Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI), the lobby group for the banking sector. -  Subscribe
© Business Post 04 Dec '22

Brian Keegan: Tax breaks for developers are the elephant in the room

This aversion to property tax incentives is a consequence of the great recession a decade ago. It doesn’t seem to be the amount involved that presents the problem, as much as the very notion that a -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 04 Dec '22

‘We have a fundamental misunderstanding of our housing need’

Ronan Lyons: “There’s a whole variety of housing need out there and if we excessively focus on couples who are about to have children, we are painting ourselves into a corner.” -  Subscribe
© Business Post 27 Nov '22

John Walsh: Housing crisis is poised to deepen as supply of funding is increasingly constrained

With public sector debt at €240 billion, private sector funding limited, developers facing eroding profits and institutional investment on the wane, where is the money for building new homes going t -  Subscribe
© Business Post 27 Nov '22

John McCartney of BNP Paribas Real Estate Ireland: Building back better after Covid

Property markets will adjust to the normalising of interest rates. But vendors’ and investors’ expectations will take time to align and market activity will moderate accordingly -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 25 Nov '22

Hugh Wallace: The time is right to reclaim land in Dublin Bay for new homes

Aside from providing multiple potential solutions to the problematic rising flood lines and dire traffic congestion connecting the north and south sides of our city, it also offers a rebalancing of Du -  Subscribe
© The Currency 16 Nov '22

Ronan Lyons: We’re not just building too few houses – we’re also building the wrong types

Housing policy is fixated on a 1950s vision of Irish life that misses the growth of cities, small households, and assisted living. -  Subscribe
© The Currency 16 Nov '22

Sinead O'Sullivan And Karl Deeter: What needs to be done to unblock the Irish housing system

The Irish government is faced with a market failure; the private markets, falling under duress, will be unable to solve this crisis on its behalf. The government needs to instate an active management -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 16 Nov '22

Michael Byrne, UCD: 4 steps which can fix the rental crisis in Ireland

Step four: Make the rental market a stable but realistic investment – When you provide a tenancy you are all in for six years. After six years, you have the chance to recover your property for sale, -  Subscribe
© Business Post 13 Nov '22

David Johnson: Would the Irish property market benefit from more formality?

With no formal process in place when it comes to offering on a property in Ireland, and agents and vendors simply taking a buyer’s word for it when they make an offer, the transaction is naturally -  Subscribe
© The Property Week 12 Nov '22

Irish Institutional Property respond to DCU academic regarding compact growth policy of government

In this article published in today's Irish Independent the writer references the increase in apartment construction, saying that these are the favourite property type of institutional invest -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 12 Nov '22

DCU Academic: In the middle of our deep housing crisis, a transparent planning system is essential

One of the explanations for the tremendous acc- ommodation problem in the rental sector is that Irish housing policy is not focused enough on the real housing needs of people. That is because it is -  Subscribe
© The Property Week 29 Oct '22

Laurence Hickey of Lotus Investment Group: Small landlords quietly leaving the market under the radar by the 1000 every year.

These new legislation are reactive in the short term, and do nothing positive long term to fix the rental crisis, but in fact contract the market further and deter new small investors from ever coming -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 23 Oct '22

With prices rising and interest rates set to soar, is it still worth climbing on the property ladder?

If you’re one of many millennials still eating at your parents’ dinner table every evening because the surge in property prices and rents in recent years has locked you out of the market, you’d -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 23 Oct '22

Marc Coleman: Is the avalanche of restaurant closures the canary in the SME coalmine?

In Dublin, the Circa restaurant in Terenure; the Dorian restaurant in Dublin 4; the Vegan Sandwich Co in Smithfield; Hemmingways of Stillorgan and Listons of Camden Place, are all closing. In Cork, Re -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 23 Oct '22

Cliff Taylor: The housing market is heading for a viability squeeze

In a market as messed up as the Irish housing and rental market, there are few rights and wrongs, only really difficult trade-offs. The eviction ban will protect tenants, but will do nothing to encour -  Subscribe
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