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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 01 Sep '23

Stephen Kinsella: Tax breaks for landlords are a terrible idea. This is why

There is little to no economic logic for giving tax breaks to landlords, and the people who need help – those providing new supply and those in rental accommodation – can be helped in other, more -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 31 Aug '23

Average rent on new tenancies rises by nearly 9% to €1,544 a month

The latest figures from the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) indicate the average rent on new tenancies in Dublin, where demand is strongest, rose by 8 per cent to €2,102 per month. -  Subscribe
© Business Post 27 Aug '23

Revenue to help tenancy watchdog identify ‘shadow’ landlords

The Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) has been struggling to track down unregistered landlords who only give tenants their phone number rather than their home address. -  Subscribe
© The Property Week 11 Aug '23 Rental Report Q2 2023: Supply and demand on show once more

DOWNLOAD FULL REPORT HERE >>> Last August, there were just 23 homes available to rent in Dublin City Centre. This August 1st, there were over 100. That is still far too low for a city of Dublin's size -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 11 Aug '23

Tenant notices of termination increase to more than 5,700 in second quarter after eviction ban ends

According to the RTB, the majority of landlords in the second quarter (3,633 or 63 per cent) cited their intention to sell the property as their reason for issuing the notice. That is in excess of -  Subscribe
© Irish Examiner 30 Jul '23

RTB criticised as number of enforcement orders declines

The board said its main objective is to “support compliance” and that legal action is often not necessary. However, in 2016, 2018, and 2019, there were more than 8,000 enforcement actions taken -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 12 Jul '23

Tenants facing eviction would have 90 days to bid for properties under proposed law

Tenants being evicted from their homes would, under legislation proposed by the Government, have 90 days to put a first bid in on the property before it can be sold on the open market. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 03 Jul '23

New tax rules to come into effect for 20,000 overseas landlords this weekend

The new non-resident landlord withholding tax (NLWT) platform will require tenants or collection agents to withhold a portion of rent from their landlord each month and send it directly to Revenue thr -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 29 Jun '23

Rents up by 7.6% for new tenancies as affordability crisis spreads across the State

The Residential Tenancies Board’s figures for the last quarter of 2022 show new rents growing fastest in areas that are not the subject of the zones. In such areas, rents can increase by no more -  Subscribe
© RTE 29 Jun '23

Revenue require info from tenants on overseas landlords under new system

"Prior to this change, a landlord's agent would have been responsible for collecting the rents, paying over the tax but they were also the chargeable person - they were on the hook essentially for the -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 25 Jun '23

Cantillon: Where are new rental homes going to come from?

Nama is saying clearly that institutions are now shying away from the market. Alongside an exodus of more established smaller-scale landlords, it raises the question of just who is going to fund const -  Subscribe
© 30 May '23

Census 2022: New stats show how much average rents have risen in the private sector since 2016

THE AVERAGE RENT paid by those renting a property from a private landlord has increased by 37% in the six years to 2022, according to the Census results. The results of last year’s Census show t -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 30 May '23

Rental crisis: More than 4,700 notices to quit issued in first three months of 2023

Figures published by the RTB on Tuesday showed that a total of 4,753 notices to quit were issued to tenants between January and March 2023, up from the 4,329 issued in the last quarter of 2022, and 4, -  Subscribe
© The Currency 18 May '23

Ronan Lyons: Ireland is missing at least 200,000 rental homes. And that number is growing, not shrinking

In the last few months yields have reached a three-decade high. While the sale segment finds some semblance of balance, the rental segment continues to struggle. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 15 May '23

Rental report from suggests rents nationally climbed by 1 per cent in first quarter of 2023

The year-on-year increase, however, was almost 12 per cent higher with the average rent now standing at €1,750 compared with less than €1,400 in the first quarter of 2020 and a low of just €765 -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 10 Apr '23

Further 94 cost-rental homes to be released by Land Development Agency at Archers Wood, Delgany

The apartments will rent for a discount to market value with one-bedroom homes starting from €1,220 a month. Monthly rents for a two-bed are €1,445, and a three-bed will cost €1,530 a month. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 08 Apr '23

Government plans to curb short-term letting overly restrictive, says EU after initial review

Government plans to impose rules limiting short-term property letting have hit an early stumbling block with an initial assessment from the European Commission deeming the proposals to be overly restr -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 07 Apr '23

Dublin City Council investigates 1,600 Airbnb-style lets suspected of being illegal

The council has set up a dedicated division in its planning enforcement section to police the use of homes for tourist rental. To date, it has investigated 1,600 properties which it suspects are being -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 13 Mar '23

Conor Skehan: The eviction ban has to end if we are serious about fixing our housing crisis

This emotionalism is arguably heightened in Ireland where the emergence of the Irish State was intertwined with the Land Wars, a time that led to great stigma associated with the term 'landlord' and w -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 13 Mar '23

Tax breaks for renters and landlords on the table after lifting of eviction ban

Other tax breaks being considered for landlords include potentially reduced rates of capital gains tax if they sell a rental property to a tenant or approved housing body. A series of other tax inc -  Subscribe
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