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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 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
© The Irish Times 17 Nov '22

Cantillon: Are house prices facing slowdown or a correction?

A report by property group Owen Reilly on Monday suggested that 60 per cent of homes it has sold in Dublin’s high-end period home market were to buyers who did not need a mortgage. Its average selli -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 08 Nov '22

House prices to continue rising despite economic slowdown: Sherry FitzGerald

Marian Finnegan said the Irish market was unlikely to experience a price correction because of the ongoing lack of supply. The exodus of investors and smaller landlords from the market was continuing -  Subscribe
© RTE 03 Nov '22

Irish property prices expected to avoid a dip in 2023

There’s now more and more anecdotal evidence that homes are selling at or below their asking prices, while some listings are even being revised downwards. But it takes time before we can see hard ev -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 13 Oct '22

CSO: House price inflation slows again as higher borrowing costs cool market

“We expect to see a further slowdown in price growth in the coming months as the volume of houses for sale finally starts to increase,” Trevor Grant, chairman of the Association of Irish Mortgage -  Subscribe
© Irish Examiner 08 Oct '22

Signs of slowdown in house prices across eurozone as interest rates rise

Factors including a greater desire for bigger properties that allow work from home may, however, offer some support, ECB researchers said last month. The Eurostat figures again show Irish rents and -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 07 Oct '22

Estate agents give verdict on ESRI’s latest assessment of market

Keith Lowe: “We look at the value of property based on supply and demand. At the present time there is very strong demand for a limited supply of property. Most houses we sell have multiple bidders -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 06 Oct '22

Irish property market set to slow down with house prices overvalued by 7%, ESRI says

“That doesn’t necessarily mean that house prices are going to fall by that amount, but what it does suggest is that the substantial increases in house prices that we’ve witnessed cannot continue -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 03 Oct '22

Energy crisis adds €60,000 to price of best insulated homes – Mark Keenan

Homes with the highest A and B energy ratings, are now selling for 12pc more than lower-ranked properties around the country and fetching 16pc extra in Dublin. REA data shows the rate of house price i -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 03 Oct '22 Housing market beginning to ‘cool off

“This supply is badly needed, as demand is still particularly strong. On, leads are up by 27 per cent and brochure views are up 15 per cent compared to this time last year,” said Joanne -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 29 Sep '22

It takes 16 years’ pay to buy a home in Ireland, EU report finds

Irish homebuyers are second only to Malta, where it takes more than 20 years to save enough for a 100-square-metre apartment. According to the study, however, Irish house prices are technically “und -  Subscribe
© The Property Week 27 Sep '22

Ronan Lyons: What would a healthy housing system look like? The Daft Report Q3 2022

DOWNLOAD FULL REPORT HERE >>> The "magic number" ‐ such that there can ever be one ‐ is somewhere around 4,500. More homes on the market in Dublin than this, and there is likely to be some downwar -  Subscribe
© The Property Week 24 Sep '22

DNG: Further moderation in rate of house price inflation in Dublin as landlords continue to exit the market

Keith Lowe: "One factor driving the stabilisation in prices is the increase in supply in the second hand market, with 25% more resale properties available to buy now in Dublin compared to a year ago. -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 09 Sep '22

Cairn Homes boss warns supply will suffer as housing starts slow

“We got a significant post-Covid bounce,” said chief executive Michael Stanley. “Despite Government’s efforts and everyone’s efforts, the reality is viability is seriously challenged in home -  Subscribe
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