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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 Currency 19 Jan '23

Hundreds of isolated apartments, deep-pocketed backers and a five-year horizon: iLiv’s new landlord model

While Ireland is well used to institutional investors purchasing entire apartment blocks, there has been little history here of American-style corporate landlords aggressively competing in the open ma -  Subscribe
© RTE 17 Jan '23

Landlords claim urgent measures needed to stem exits from the market

IPOA chairperson Mary Conway: "The SCSI's findings should be sobering reading for those who argue that we can achieve a sustainable rental market solely by increasing the regulatory burden on the sect -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 16 Jan '23

Landlords want tax cut on rental income and overhaul of regulations

IPOA chair Mary Conway described the SCSI figures as “extremely alarming, but not at all surprising”. They were, she said, the result “of unsustainable taxation and regulatory burdens”. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 13 Jan '23

Wave of small landlords selling investment properties, claims report

According to the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland, approximately 40 per cent of property sales in the final three months of last year involved landlords selling their investment properties. On a -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 11 Jan '23

A nouveau-bedsit for €2,120 per month? Welcome to Dublin’s new rental hell

Is it any surprise people are so angry, so deflated, so driven to the edge? What can the Government expect but rage when people are so squeezed, so demeaned and so curtailed, the walls closing in on t -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 26 Nov '22

Ireland’s rental market is broken – and could be heading for even deeper trouble: Cliff Taylor

1. Rising costs 2. What the Daft and RTB data shows 3. The two-tier market 4. Warning signals ... IPAV pointed out this week that the number of termination notices received by the RTB in the first hal -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 24 Nov '22

New tenants paying average rent of €1,464 per month: RTB

The average for Dublin was €2,011, compared with €1,130 outside the capital. Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown in Dublin continues to be the most expensive place in the State to rent a home, at a monthly av -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 20 Oct '22

Paul McNeive: Eviction ban risks many unintended consequences for rental market

Here are some of the typical misunderstandings you will hear. “Landlords are responsible for high rents.” Not true. The uncomfortable irony here is that it is tenants, bidding against each othe -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 19 Oct '22

Readers have their say on the eviction ban: ‘Well-intentioned but the wrong strategy’

It is the Government’s responsibility to house people, not a private individual. The high levels of taxation and the RTB (Residential Tenancies Board) oversight on my property were a huge disincenti -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 13 Oct '22

Collapse in number of properties on rental market since pandemic laid bare in new report

According to the Renting and Risk report from the homeless charity Threshold and the Citizens Information Board, on August 1st there were just 716 homes available to rent in the State in comparison wi -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 11 Oct '22

‘Anti-social’ tenants won’t be covered by winter eviction ban to considered by Cabinet today

Cabinet ministers will today consider a temporary eviction ban until the end of March. The proposals from Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien will see a temporary ban on ‘no fault’ evictions to -  Subscribe
© Other 08 Oct '22

'Most landlords aren’t even getting by' claims group opposed to eviction ban

“Our members would be very concerned about imposing an eviction ban for many reasons,” Mary Conway, a spokesperson for the Irish Property Owners Association, told The Pat Kenny Show. -  Subscribe
© 01 Oct '22

Landlord group 'shocked' at lack of supports as Donohoe says rent freeze won't work

THE IRISH PROPERTY Owners’ Association (IPOA) has said it is “shocked, disappointed and saddened” that no “meaningful” measures have been introduced in Budget 2023 to “prevent the exodus o -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 20 Sep '22

Landlords fleeing rental market due to ban on rent hikes, committee hears

Pat Davitt, chief executive of IPAV, told an Oireachtas committee that landlords feel they are “subsidising” their tenants because they are barred from hiking rents which are capped in rental pres -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 12 Sep '22

What are the tax implications if we allow daughter stay in our rental apartment for free for three years?

Rent controls have queered the pitch. Landlords are now effectively obliged to increase rents to the maximum permitted... No allowance can be made for accommodating particularly good tenants, which s -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 04 Sep '22

Huge increase in number of landlords who are exiting the market

698 landlords told the RTB they were evicting ­tenants so they could sell on their properties during the months of January, February and March, and this number jumped to 1,011 in the second quarter o -  Subscribe
© Irish Examiner 31 Aug '22

Less than €4k of fines issued to landlords in three years for not registering a tenancy

The Residential Tenancies Board has levied fines totalling €3,964 for the non-registration of tenancies in just over three years, despite having the power to apply a penalty of up to €4,000 for ea -  Subscribe
© Irish Examiner 28 Aug '22

RTB apologises for delays faced by landlords trying to register tenancies

Although landlords who have not registered in the deadline may have been hit with late fees, the RTB said these would be refunded for new tenancy registrations with a commencement date on or after Apr -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 22 Aug '22

Cliff Taylor: Tinkering around with taxes won’t fix rental market

As the civil servants wrote in 2017 in a report on the issue, it would be a good idea to have a clear policy approach on the role of smaller landlords. It is part of a wider question – to what exten -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 16 Aug '22

End discrimination against small landlords

REITs have a distinct tax advantage over those landlords who are deserting the sector in droves. For example, local property tax is not a deductible tax expense for smaller landlords, and with rental -  Subscribe
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