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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 15 Mar '23

Property prices fall for first time in nearly three years as interest rates bite

The Central Statistics Office’s (CSO) latest Residential Property Price Index shows prices fell on a monthly basis by 0.6 per cent. This was the first monthly decline since May 2020. The figures -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 09 Mar '23

New homes schemes starting in Dublin

While some developers and their selling agents have not indicated prices, even for homes that are launching this spring, our survey shows few homes available below the threshold for the Government’s -  Subscribe
© The Property Week 16 Feb '23

CSO Residential Property Price Index December 2022

Main Findings:  * The national Residential Property Price Index (RPPI) increased by 7.8% in the 12 months to December 2022, with prices in Dublin rising by 6% and prices outside Dublin up by -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 08 Feb '23

Exiting landlords linked to 21,000 property transactions last year

“Trends further indicate that just 7,500 of these sales will have been investors purchasing properties, leaving a net loss of 13,500 units in the rental market,” said Sherry FitzGerald. “This lo -  Subscribe
© Business Post 30 Jan '23

‘Constant’ delays from lenders and local authorities slowing down property sales – Law Society

“While the Certificate of Title (COT) system has the potential to reduce the Timeline – provided that the terms of the system, including agreed timelines are complied with – in reality, delays a -  Subscribe
© Business Post 23 Jan '23

Investor demand for Dublin rental properties falls despite surging rents

Owen Reilly has released its annual report on the Dublin residential market based on data from the transactions it undertook in 2022. While supply issues continue and demand remains strong, the agent -  Subscribe
© The Property Week 19 Jan '23

Savills: Trends in the prime country homes market

Using the Property Price Register data, we examined prime country home transactions which we have defined as transactions greater than one million euros and located outside of Dublin, the major region -  Subscribe
© Irish Examiner 18 Jan '23

Property price inflation easing but median price of home still six times average income

Annual house price growth slowed for the eighth month in a row in November, new figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) show. Residential property prices grew by 8.6 per cent compared to t -  Subscribe
© Business Post 15 Jan '23

Warning some properties overvalued as major slowdown in Irish house prices predicted

In a new report the Society for Chartered Surveyors in Ireland (SCSI) predicted house prices will rise by 2 per cent across Ireland in 2023. This would mark a major drop from the current level of h -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 08 Jan '23

Cooling housing market presents new challenges

Combating this supply side uncertainty is a big issue now for Government policy. Without clarity a lot of projects will be put on ice, and by the end of the year we will be looking at a falling level -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 03 Jan '23

Housing market slows but buyers still ‘stretched’ by high prices

The fourth-quarter housing report from property website shows that asking prices fell 0.4 per cent in the final three months of the year, the second consecutive quarter of decline. -  Subscribe
© The Property Week 02 Jan '23

Sherry FitzGerald expects home price inflation to moderate to 3%

In Dublin, values grew 5.2% in the year, compared to 7.2% in 2021. Price growth continues to be stronger outside of Dublin, with average values nationally excluding Dublin rising 6.4% in 2022. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 28 Dec '22

House prices fall slightly in Dublin city as interest rates and energy costs bite

The forth-quarter figures from the REA Average House Price Index show house prices in Dublin fell by -0.34 per cent in the period. Barry McDonald: “Following a frenetic start to the year, the market -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 06 Dec '22

Rent inflation pushing more people to buy, BPFI warns

Brian Hayes: “The significant gap which now exists between average rents and mortgage payments coupled with significant latent demand are likely to balance any negative impact on demand for mortgage -  Subscribe
© Business Post 04 Dec '22

Keith Lowe of DNG: Rate of residential price rises continues to moderate

Prices will have risen by 5 per cent on average by the end of year, while second-hand homes have sold well all year and the market is expected to remain robust in 2023 -  Subscribe
© Business Post 04 Dec '22

Residential market settles after post-pandemic frenzy

International economic shocks, inflation and rising interest rates have slowed activity, writes Catherine O’Connor of Colliers. However, demand remains solid, particularly at the upper end of the ma -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 04 Dec '22

Eoin Burke-Kennedy: How EU made a fundamental error when determining Irish house prices are not overvalued

Many also maintain that the long-term ratios between income and house prices are no longer relevant as they relate to an era before real estate became a turbocharged investment asset and price became -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 01 Dec '22

How can we tell if Irish house prices are overvalued?

On one factor, affordability, Ireland does score badly, with commission calculations finding it takes 16 years of average income in Ireland to buy a 100 sq m apartment, one of the highest of the EU co -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 27 Nov '22

It’s depressing that two big trends driving Ireland’s housing crisis continue unabated: Eoin Burke-Kennedy

House prices used to track incomes. A ratio of three to one used to be the rule of thumb. The Central Bank’s lending rules still reflect that, but somewhere along the way this relationship fractured -  Subscribe
© The Property Week 18 Nov '22

CSO: Residential Property Price Index September 2022

*The national Residential Property Price Index (RPPI) increased by 10.8% in the 12 months to September 2022, with prices in Dublin rising by 9.4% and prices outside Dublin up by 11.9%.*In September 20 -  Subscribe
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