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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 13 Feb '18

Rent or buy? Five rentals in hot spots that may cost less to buy

As rents keep rising in Dublin city – surpassing their Celtic Tiger peak, according to the latest Daft survey – it’s tempting to do the maths on purchase prices and see an attractive margin betw -  Subscribe
© The Property Week 13 Feb '18

Dublin rents to rise to €2,500 before they start to slow

© The Irish Times 13 Feb '18

Council paid rent hikes to 64 landlords over 4% cap

The council explained that it had to contact 29 landlords to renew rental contracts, and a further 38 landlords were contacted for rent reviews at least three months prior to their renewal or review d -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 07 Feb '18

Hooke & MacDonald: More than €500m build-to-rent sales predicted for Dublin in 2018

There will be more than €500 million worth of transactions in the multi-family and build-to-rent residential market in 2018, according to a new review of the sector by agent Hooke & MacDonald. Th -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 01 Feb '18

Eoghan Murphy may make advertising sub-standard rentals a crime

Mr Murphy will consider the proposal as part of amendments to legislation in relation to the function of the Residential Tenancies Board and problems with overcrowding in rental accommodation. New leg -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 29 Jan '18

Half of renters in Silicon Docks are tech workers

Almost half of the tenants renting in Dublin's Silicon Docks are tech professionals from companies like Google, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. Overall, 92pc of the tenants in the area - which incl -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 29 Jan '18

Dublin landlord may be arrested after forced eviction

In November, he had sought a rent increase beyond the 4 per cent permitted in a designated rent pressure zone. The tenants, who are all in their 20s and from France, Germany, the US and Brazil, refuse -  Subscribe
© Irish Examiner 24 Jan '18

Rental market 'in crisis’ as house prices climb

The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland said that its survey showed that most of its members reported that buyers’ price expectations had risen during 2017. “The survey predicts that despite -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 24 Jan '18

Why are landlords leaving the market in large numbers?

And yet landlords, if one line of reasoning is followed, are departing the market in large numbers, bringing with them properties that were previously on the rental market, which are now being sold to -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 12 Jan '18

Dublin hailed as top city for residential landlords

Dublin has been identified by German investment manager Patrizia Immobilien as "one of the top investment cities in Europe" in its latest report into the European residential market. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 09 Jan '18

Reasons why rent controls aren’t working as had been hoped.

1 The exemptions 2 Different rent rules apply to different tenancies 3 The sales market 4 Ability to monitor the market -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 20 Dec '17

Rents rise to above boom-time peak in third quarter of 2017

The rents paid by new tenants around the State rose between July and September to an average of €1,056 per month, up 9.5 per cent (from €965) in a 12-month period. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 17 Dec '17

Are spiralling Dublin rents choking its economic growth?

But, just as he was about to sign the lease, he got news – he had been gazumped. The property was going to someone else who had offered €7,500 a month. -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 15 Dec '17

How landlords forced 40pc of newly homeless families to quit

The report found family circumstances - such as relationship breakdowns or overcrowding - were the most common reason for becoming homeless. This was followed by forced departure from a tenancy in pr -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 15 Dec '17

Rents along new Luas cross-city line rise

The figures from property website Daft show commuters living on the Dublin coastline continue to pay the most, however, with rents close to the Sandymount Dart station averaging €2,274 per month. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 04 Dec '17

Savills: Rents in Dublin to rise by 5-6% a year and surpass €2,000 by 2019

One in four people are now renting their home in Dublin, the highest figure since quarterly records began, with a new report predicting that the average rent in the capital will soar by 5-6 per cent a -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 29 Nov '17

Airbnb appeal: Lucrative, exempt from rent controls and possibly tax free

In recent years the number of listings of properties for sale on sites such as and, has been steadily declining. Contrast this with Airbnb, where, according to figures from US data a -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 28 Nov '17

Dublin City Council cracking down on Airbnb-style lettings

According to a spokeswoman for the council, about 100 apartment owners are under investigation for inappropriate use as short-term lets. This follows some 75 complaints being received about such usage -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 23 Nov '17

New guidelines rule out rent hikes for painting and decorating

Under the law, owners of properties in RPZ areas in counties such as Dublin, Kildare and Cork can only raise the rent by a maximum of four per cent a year, but they can be exempted from this if they h -  Subscribe
© Business Post 20 Nov '17

[NEEDS SBP SUB] Revealed: 15,000 rogue landlords targeted for not registering tenants

Housing tsar says penalties are not strong enough -  Subscribe
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