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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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© Irish Independent 12 Jul '19

Two in five tenants in rent pressure zones faced increase above 4pc cap

While the bulk of tenants living in RPZs saw their rents increase by between 2.4pc and 3pc a year between the last quarter of 2016 and the third quarter of 2018, "the growth rates are still above 4pc" -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 02 Jul '19

Rent pressure zones: 19 new locations across State added

The areas involved are Ardee, Arklow, Athenry-Oranmore, Athlone (Westmeath side), Dundalk-Carlingford and Dundalk-South, Fermoy, Gorey, Gort-Kinvara, Graiguecullen-Portarlington, Kells, Kilkenny, Lime -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 19 Jun '19

Criminal prosecutions over rogue landlords unlikely, regulator says

Janette Fogarty, head of legal affairs at the RTB, which regulates the rental market, said the intention would be to pursue landlords in civil rather than criminal cases. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 17 Jun '19

Rental crisis: Into the west may be the best way out

“It is grand if you are a professional. Rents are cheaper than in Dublin but a quick look on Daft.ie shows that a three-bedroom house in Sligo can cost €900,” said Lally. “If you are eligible -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 14 Jun '19

Retail landlords swallow bitter pill to prop up Arcadia

Faced with the choice of accepting rent cuts or finding new retailers to fill hundreds of stores, UK, retail landlords are swallowing their medicine. Some of Britain's biggest commercial landlords, -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 13 Jun '19

DEAL: Ires Reit spends €285m on over 800 homes spread across 16 developments

Almost all of the developments, which collectively are know as the ‘XVI Portfolio’, are located in Dublin, with one located in Cork. The portfolio in Dublin includes 142 homes in Santry, 101 at -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 11 Jun '19

Renters paying a €3,300 premium each year to live near Dart or Luas

Rents for properties close to Dart stations and Luas stops were 12pc more than the Dublin average rent of €2,002 a month in the first three months of 2019, according to new research from Daft.ie. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 06 Jun '19

Quarter of 120 new luxury units in Opus building on Hanover Quay already let

Opus launches 120 apartments to rental market this week (2-beds expected to cost €3,700 per month), and Michael Looney, managing director of Carysfort Capital, says a quarter of the units have alrea -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 03 Jun '19

Short-term lets: property owners urged to ‘regularise affairs’

Homeowners who currently let a second property on a short-term basis in a rent pressure zone, such as a city centre, will no longer be able to do this under the new rules. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 30 May '19

Cantillon: What’s causing flight of Ireland’s buy-to-let landlords?

So, can we take it from these figures that the speculative property investors of the past are gone? Perhaps that’s a step too far, but the falling volume of buy-to-let mortgage approvals suggests th -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 23 May '19

Unpaid rent, destroyed properties: Landlords’ tales from the rental market

“No-one is talking about this – everyone is talking about landlords gouging people,” says Dublin docklands agent Owen Reilly, adding that while the market is obviously dysfunctional for tenants, -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 15 May '19

Rental situation might be even worse than Daft.ie report suggests

One reason for this is the rise of the so-called ??serviced? rental sector, which offers short- to medium-term lets to corporate clients willing to pay that bit extra to get their laundry washed or -  Subscribe
© The Property Week 13 May '19

Daft.ie Rental Report: Still some time before a healthy rental marke

DOWNLOAD FULL REPORT HERE >>> Ronan Lyons writes: "To close that gap, Dublin needs to build tens of thousands more rental homes. How many depends on how frequently these change tenants. Suppose the av -  Subscribe
© Irish Examiner 17 Apr '19

From July 1, potential rental homes will no longer be available short-term, except with planning permission

If you let out a room in your own home, or let out your entire home, for more than 90 days in a rent pressure zone, you will need to apply to your local authority for planning permission. Councils wil -  Subscribe
© Business Post 15 Apr '19

[NEEDS SBP SUB] Latest BidX1 sales reflect move away from forcing tenants out to maximise prices

More than ?16.3 million worth of properties were sold at BidX1??s recent online auction, including 22 individual rental dwellings which were sold with the tenants in place. Those 22 sales reflect a -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 09 Apr '19

Rents in Dublin compare well with other cities for higher-income workers

A new analysis of the Dublin rental market by Goodbody stockbrokers shows rents in the capital became five per cent less affordable in the past year, with Dublin now the fourth most expensive city for -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 28 Mar '19

RTB Rent Index: Cost of renting falls slightly in last three months of 2018

The average rent in Dublin was put at ?1,650, up from ?1,530 at the end of 2017. While this is a 7.8 per cent increase in rent in the capital year on year, the average rent was slightly lower in t -  Subscribe
© RTE 14 Mar '19

Dublin fifth most expensive European city for rents: ECA International

While Dublin saw the biggest rises in expatriate rental costs in Europe, major cities such as Madrid, Rome, Paris and Barcelona all saw increases over ?120 a month. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 20 Feb '19

Rent-only apartment schemes on the up but ownership declines

According to Kate Ryan, head of research for BNP Paribas Real Estate Ireland, investors ploughed almost ?1 billion into Dublin??s private rented sector (PRS) last year, buying out existing apartmen -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 15 Feb '19

Potential price-setting power of institutional landlords flagged

While the analysis does not find that price-setting is already occurring, it does flag ??a risk that at a sufficient scale an institutional investor or group of investors could, over time, develop mo -  Subscribe
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