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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 16 May '22

CSO: Property prices defy cost of living squeeze to rise 15.2%

Prices of new homes are rising at a far lower pace – up 6.2 per cent on an annualised basis in the first quarter of the year compared with a 17.8 per cent rate of house price inflation for existing -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 19 Apr '22

The harsh reality of buying property in Ireland – as described by estate agents

Featuring Peter Keaveney from The Lansdowne Partnership, O’Connor Shannon agent Ivan Tuite, and Paul Lappin of Lappin Estates: "I see people selling and in the time it takes to complete, the market -  Subscribe
© The Property Week 04 Apr '22

DNG: Dublin residential property prices increase 2% in the first quarter of year

According to the latest residential market review from leading property advisors DNG, the average price of a resale property in the capital increased by 2% in the first three months of the year as str -  Subscribe
© The Property Week 31 Mar '22

Typical transaction price 3.7% above asking price in early 2022

For over 165,000 properties since the start of 2010, and on average 20,000 properties in recent years, it has been possible to connect up the transaction with the original listing.Over this 12-year pe -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 28 Mar '22

House-price inflation set to stay in double digits for much of 2022

“One chink of light is that new instructions to sell of 7,500 in the first 11 weeks of 2022 are well up from 4,800 in 2021, albeit still below the 9,250 in 2019. The flow of new properties therefore -  Subscribe
© Business Post 20 Mar '22

Ron Cregan: Buyers get moving again with strong activity coming from overseas

Many buyers hoped that price growth would have started tapering off by now, but this does not seem to be the case, with supply levels remaining well below average. House prices are up by 14 per cent a -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 10 Mar '22

The Irish Times view on housing supply

BPFI cautions that capacity in the construction sector remains an issue. This arises from two factors. One is the higher than usual level of absenteeism on building sites, due presumably to Covid-19. -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 04 Mar '22

Starter homes ‘will soon be out of reach for first-time buyers’, says CEO of largest residential developer

“If build cost moves up too much, we won’t be able to find customers who can afford our starter homes,” he said. “There is no super-normal profit there to absorb the cost increases. Eventua -  Subscribe
© The Property Week 27 Feb '22

Knight Frank: Rightsizing Report

Knight Frank Research Ireland & New Homes are delighted to share with you the The Rightsizing Report.The concept of ‘rightsizing’, ‘rightsizers’ and to ‘rightsize&rsq -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 23 Feb '22

Stock of second-hand homes for sale now at ‘record low’: Sherry FitzGerald

It said on Tuesday there were only 14,400 second-hand properties listed for sale nationwide last month, which represented a 6.7 per cent fall over the previous 12 months, with more than 1,000 fewer pr -  Subscribe
© Business Post 20 Feb '22

Research claims first-time buyers not being squeezed out by big investors

Hooke & MacDonald’s assessment of the CSO figures released last week for 2021 shows first-time buyer share of house purchases rose to 33 per cent or 4,109 new homes. Owner-occupier share stayed -  Subscribe
© The Property Week 16 Feb '22

CSO: Residential Property Price Index December 2021 shows residential property prices rose to 14.4% in the year to December

Main points:The Residential Property Price Index (RPPI) increased by 14.4% nationally in the 12 months to December 2021, with prices in Dublin rising by 13.1% and prices outside Dublin up by 15.4%In D -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 06 Feb '22

[Average] house prices [Nationally] ‘very close’ to Celtic Tiger levels after 12% rise, IPAV report says

The figures were boosted by the double digit price growth in a few areas, notably Wexford where four bed semi prices soared as much as 14.4 per cent and three bed semis rose 13 per cent. -  Subscribe
© The Property Week 28 Jan '22

Owen Reilly Dublin Residential Market Report 2022

The main points to note:Residential values up 6%.Average selling prices 2% over asking.53% our properties were sold above the asking price.56% of our buyers require no mortgage funding.63% of our sell -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 27 Jan '22

Majority think price of homes will keep increasing

KBC economist Austin Hughes said: “Could this fear of ever more expensive housing be adding to demand at present?” Consumers in Munster are more convinced of this than those in other prov-inces -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 25 Jan '22

Sherry FItzGerald: Housing starts now back at Celtic Tiger levels

Eoin Lynch, Sherry FitzGerald economist: “While all price categories have noted an increase in sales compared to the same period in 2020, this growth is much stronger at higher values.” The compan -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 24 Jan '22

Majority of homes completed next year will not be available to first-time buyers – report

According to a new report from Goodbody: Around 28,400 new houses are forecast to be completed in 2023, however, the bulk of these new homes will be due to increases in social housing output and the p -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 23 Jan '22

Mark Keenan: Location matters less as pandemic turned property market on its head

The Irish Independent’s How Much Is Your House Worth? 2022 demonstrates how a surge in competition for a small pool of property has had a huge impact on prices. Our in-depth study of 64 local pro -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 20 Jan '22

House price inflation surges to pandemic high of 14%: CSO

In Dublin, where supply pressures are most intense, headline price inflation was 12.8 per cent while outside the capital the annual price increase was measured at 15 per cent. Many had predicted pr -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 18 Jan '22

Property prices surge by €28,000 with rises in all counties: GeoDirectory

Some 18,047 new residential address points were added to the GeoDirectory database last year, representing a 17.4pc decrease on the total added in 2020. The database shows that 19,495 residential b -  Subscribe
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