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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 21 Sep '22

Myles Clarke, CBRE: What does the change in financing rates mean for Ireland’s real estate sector?

For so many reasons, we hope this period of sustained inflation begins to cool so that central banks can begin to communicate when and at what level they expect interest rates to peak for this cycle. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 18 Sep '22

Local authorities should get construction firms to tackle housing crisis, economist says

Anthony Leddin argues a more viable alternative was the creation of 31 separate construction companies to build homes. Each of these 31 State-owned construction companies would be linked to the countr -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 18 Sep '22

Eoin Burke-Kennedy: Is a house price correction on the cards in Ireland?

Industry forecasts rarely play out, some unforeseen dynamic usually takes over and Ireland has one of the most volatile property markets in the world. It had the fastest growth in house prices in the -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 17 Sep '22

David McWilliams: The property market and its players have changed profoundly since 2008. We are now dealing with a different beast

It is all about interest rates, unlike last time when it was all about income... The global property game goes from return on the investment to the return of the investment. Property assets are sold, -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 06 Sep '22

BPFI: Housing supply key to taming price growth and boosting affordability

Brian Hayes: “If the sector continues to build at a rate similar to second half of 2021, the expected increase in supply levels over the next two years should help to meet the demand we are seeing a -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 06 Sep '22

My tenants are advertising my property on Airbnb

Kersten Mehl : In Ireland, continuous penal restrictions imposed on Irish residential property investors has, in my view, pushed many of them to avail of these platforms in order to avoid those restri -  Subscribe
© Business Post 04 Sep '22

Editor’s Note: Advent of autumn comes with several warning signs

In terms of housing, it is entirely conceivable that rising inflation and Russia’s continuing war in Ukraine will allow only those for whom money is no object to transact at the higher end of the ma -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 03 Sep '22

Eoin Ó Broin: How Sinn Féin would fix the housing crisis

There is also a need to take urgent action to protect renters from rising rents, including a three-year ban on rent increases for all existing and new tenancies and a refundable tax credit to put a mo -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 29 Aug '22

David McWilliams: China is experiencing a giant property crash. Ireland could be next

People think that because there’s a shortage of property, we will not have a property slump. We can because it’s all about price and today Irish property prices are way out of whack with incomes a -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 18 Aug '22

Dan White: Tenants paying a heavy price for our broken residential rental market

No one is stepping up to solve the problem of a lack of housing stock -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 16 Aug '22

Pat Farrell of Irish Institutional Property: Ireland needs a housing policy for five million people

Similar arguments are made against the development of build-to-rent apartment developments, but the proponents of those arguments are rarely called upon to explain themselves whenever respected resear -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 14 Aug '22

Tony Reddy: Why we’re not building enough affordable houses

Creating compact, sustainable residential communities is critical if we are to manage many of Ireland’s contemporary challenges. This requires architects, urban planners, landscape architects, engin -  Subscribe
© Business Post 07 Aug '22

Barbara Carty: High demand and price rises leading to a vibrant Dublin property market

Property buyers who had been held back due to Covid-19-related restrictions have been on a mission to purchase since the restrictions lifted and in-person viewings returned in May 2021. They have h -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 08 Jul '22

Kevin Nowlan: How do we provide affordable apartments for first-time buyers?

The financial viability of apartment construction is at the heart of our current housing crisis. That was the overwhelming message from the Urban Land Institute’s recent annual conference, where one -  Subscribe
© Irish Examiner 28 Jun '22

Rory Hearne: How can Generation Rent be struggling while 166,000 homes lie vacant?

This scale of vacancy is a form of social and economic vandalism and a pernicious, destructive, inequality; these properties should be brought into use immediately. The vacant homes tax should be -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 24 Jun '22

Kevin Nowlan of Hibernian Reit: How do we provide affordable apartments for first-time buyers?

Croí Cónaithe won’t solve everything, but it’s a welcome step in the right direction. The challenges of the housing crisis will only be overcome if all stakeholders, public and private sector, w -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 23 Jun '22

Paul McNeive: In 40 years in property, I have not seen a market as hard to call as this

Speaking with agents this week there is no sign of any reduction in enquiries, viewings and offers.Perceived risk creates opportunity too and I am looking forward to moderating a panel debate on & -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 12 Jun '22

Dan White: Is land zoned as residential being hoarded? No one really knows for sure

The fact that there are currently over 70,000 un-activated planning permissions nationally adds at least some credence to the contention that the current low levels of housebuilding aren’t exclusive -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 12 Jun '22

Eoin Burke-Kennedy: Institutional investors are paying - on average - more than household purchasers

Builders, developers and agents say these projects would never have got off the ground without institutional money as banks have — to a large extent — vacated the development lending space since t -  Subscribe
© The Times Ireland 30 May '22

Linda Daly: Objecting to the build-to-rent schemes that may help to resolve the housing shortage is short-sighted

"The contradictions are rampant in the current housing debate. It's cognitive dissonance on speed. We want newly built houses but many of us don't want them near us ..." -  Subscribe
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