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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 22 Jan '20

Cantillon: Bank of England study debunks idea undersupply is driving up house prices

Real price of cheap credit? Unaffordable homes: “Nearly all of the rise in average house prices relative to incomes can be seen as a result of a sustained, dramatic, and consistently unexpected, dec -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 21 Jan '20

Moody's confident of house price pick-up

The credit rating agency predicted a pick-up in house price inflation, which it said would rise to 4.5pc this year, from 3.9pc in 2019. "In Dublin, house price increases will be stifled by the Central -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 20 Jan '20

Ask the Experts: Our panel answer the key questions about the property outlook for 2020

Marian Finnegan ... Pat Davitt ... Keith Lowe ... Johanna Gill ... Anthony McGee ... Do you think Irish property prices will rise or fall in 2020? What are the three factors most affecting the market -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 19 Jan '20

Construction body calls for loan scheme to help first-time buyers

“If this issue is not addressed, we are creating the new ‘poverty trap’ for the future retirees,” the group said. CIF also took aim at recent changes to planning guidelines, aimed at promot -  Subscribe
© Business Post 13 Jan '20

[NEEDS BP SUB] Iain Sayer of HWBC: Gazing into the crystal ball for 2020 in Irish property

International investor interest remains strong, but the lack of sustainability of rent levels could create problems in the coming year -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 08 Jan '20

Ciarán Hancock: Another year of dysfunction ahead for Ireland’s property market

Each year we fall a little further behind in the race to catch up. And it’s clear that we’re not building enough apartments, which is the only way we’ll ever catch up with demand in Dublin. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 02 Jan '20

Bill Nowlan: Our housing system is broken. We need to start again

We drive small private landlords out of the market with high taxation on rents, then expect that market to supply large numbers of social houses for the housing-assistance-payment scheme to make up fo -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 05 Dec '19

Paul McNeive: Decade of dramatic change leaves us with 'green agenda'

I compared notes with Marie Hunt, executive director and head of research at CBRE, and we soon found ourselves trading examples of dramatic changes in the market. -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 05 Dec '19

Brian Gaffney of Bank of Ireland: Appropriate density is crucial to housing sustainability

Turning these hectares into sustainable communities involves reconciling the requirements of planners, legislators, developers, occupiers, buyers or renters, and the environment to deliver the most ap -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 05 Dec '19

What the property experts saw in 2019 – and what’s in store for 2020

Keith Lowe, DNG ... Marian Finnegan, Sherry Fitz ... Johanna Gill, SCSI ... John McCartney, Savills ... David Cantwell, Hooke & Mac ... Peter Kenny, Knight Frank -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 05 Dec '19

Makhlouf orders ‘deep dive’ review of Irish property funds

“The property sector is an area we have decided to study initially. I wouldn’t go so far as to say we already have identified problems, but it’s an area we know a little bit about,” Mr Makhlou -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 05 Dec '19

Cantillon: Makhlouf right to protect borrowers and banks from themselves

Makhlouf’s comments that the rules “are not going away” must also be welcomed when some would claim that they have done their job in reining in house price inflation – which isn’t the Centra -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 25 Nov '19

Record rents may put pressure on Central Bank to ease lending rules

Goodbody analyst Eamonn Hughes said wholesale changes were unlikely under the ongoing annual review of limits on lending for home loans, but he added that there may be some “tweaks” favouring firs -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 18 Nov '19

Stephen J Bell: 'Don't let impatience kill off housing's green shoots'

We need to embrace the need for new typologies - or housing configurations - in the market. There are many different potential solutions and this is particularly evident in our cities, where we need t -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 18 Nov '19

Ireland has ‘accomodation crisis’ not housing crisis: Cullaun Capital

Fidelma McManus from consultancy firm Beauchamps talked of the need for greater co-operation between the public and private sector on housing. -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 14 Nov '19

Paul McNeive: 'Build-to-sell' apartments will require targeted subsidy

One man with a compelling analysis of the topic is Gary Corrigan, a managing director at Hines Real Estate Ireland, a leading developer, investor and real estate manager. Mr Corrigan told me that, -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 14 Nov '19

Softening of sentiment in the Dublin market primarily due transport infrastructure problems

Joanne Kelly, real estate leader at PwC Ireland, which together with the Urban Land Institute compiled the figures, said there had been a softening of sentiment in the Dublin market primarily due tran -  Subscribe
© Business Post 11 Nov '19

[NEEDS SBP SUB] The O’Devaney Gardens deal is the worst possible outcome: Eoin Ó Broin

Dublin City Council’s agreement with Bartra is bad for the local area and sets a terrible precedent for the city -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 07 Nov '19

Paul McNeive: 'Legislation drives dramatic rise in energy efficiency'

One veteran builder, who is currently developing hundreds of units, told me that, of all the add-on costs, taxes and levies, nZEB is the only one he agrees with. "We have to deal with climate change," -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 06 Nov '19

John Moran: Future housing plans must mean an end to dominance of Dublin

Chairman of the Land Development Agency says that overly concentrated activity in our capital has meant a congested and unaffordable Dublin for many and sprawling car-dependent living for others. B -  Subscribe
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