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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 06 Dec '18

Renters will soon be able to find out how much previous tenants charged

Renters will be able to know what a previous tenant was paying for a room under laws to be brought to Cabinet next week. Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has indicated he can overcome legal challenge -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 29 Nov '18

Number One Ballsbridge scheme to set new rental high for Dublin

The smallest of its two-bedroom apartments, 96sq m on the first to seventh floors start at €3,850 a month. This outstrips Kennedy Wilson’s new Capital Dock scheme in Dublin’s south docklands, wh -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 27 Nov '18

Just 36 out of 1,479 one-bed flats cost €1,000 or less

The IDA has claimed that the rent for a small "one-person apartment" in Dublin is just above €1,000 per month. However, the Irish Independent can reveal that just 36 one-bed properties in Co Dubl -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 25 Nov '18

Dublin City Council seeks €400,000 to set up taskforce to crack down on Airbnbs

The council is seeking €400,000 from the Department of Housing and Planning to set up a new enforcement regime to deal with what it says will be the “logistically very difficult” area of holiday -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 23 Nov '18

Landlords to be criminalised for breaching rent caps, AG warns

Mr Woulfe said the legislation was “going to provide increased protections for tenants in terms of security of tenure and the rental pressure zones . . . There have been arguments that that is not -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 23 Nov '18

Build-to-rent sector fast becoming feature of Irish property landscape

For a long time synonymous with mature markets such as Germany & Canada, “What these landlords are offering is a lot more than we’ve come to understand renting as”: Colm Lauder, Goodbody real es -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 21 Nov '18

Capital Dock to set new benchmark with two-bed units renting at €3,300 a month

Kennedy Wilson’s new Capital Dock residential scheme in Dublin’s south docklands is likely to set a new benchmark for apartment rents in the city, with two-bedroom units being advertised at €3,3 -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 13 Nov '18

Cantillon: Have rent controls actually been bad for tenants?

Properties that have been refurbished are exempt from the rules, which may explain landlords’ interest in new kitchens and soft furnishings. -  Subscribe
© The Property Week 12 Nov '18

Irish Rental Price Report Q3 2018

DOWNLOAD FULL REPORT HERE >>> Ronan Lyons: "The country needs not only far more new homes each than are currently being built but also that these new homes are predominantly urban apartments." -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 25 Oct '18

Landlords face new Airbnb ban from next June

Professional landlords will have to secure a commercial planning permission to lease their properties on a short-term basis on sites including Airbnb - which is unlikely to be granted in areas of high -  Subscribe
© Irish Examiner 19 Oct '18

Airbnb shut out of rent-a-room relief

"Rent a Room was aimed particularly at the student digs market. The new ‘28-day rule’ confirms the Revenue interpretation that Airbnb lettings were not exempt from tax,” said Brian Keegan, direc -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 18 Oct '18

Threshold apologises for falsely claiming landlords were charging ‘viewing fees’

Threshold said that, while “anecdotally” the term had been used by callers to the charity, client records only referred to upfront booking deposits and “more limited references to non-refundable -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 11 Oct '18

Landlords paid tax on 59% of rental income in 2016

In 2016, some 193,077 “tax units” – the Revenue counts taxpayers in units, which includes jointly assessed couples – declared gross rental income of some €4.2 billion. This is up by about 5 -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 09 Oct '18

Ires Reit shelves 25% rent rise in The Maple development, Sandyford

It’s understood that the change in policy followed an intervention by the property group’s chief executive, Margaret Sweeney. The Maple was launched last summer, setting new rent highs for the are -  Subscribe
© Irish Examiner 08 Oct '18

Budget 2019: Landlords set for tax breaks worth millions

The Irish Examiner understands the Government will confirm tomorrow that landlords will be given 100% mortgage interest relief on any loan used to pay for a rental property from next year. As part -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 27 Sep '18

Sharp spikes in cost of renting homes in urban areas, figures show

The data published by the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) for the first time draws a distinction between existing and new tenancies and shows a substantial divergence between rates of increase for s -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 20 Sep '18

Knight Frank: Construction of new buildings on build-to-rent basis may not cut high rents

The departure of traditional landlords, who have found the tax burden too great, is "is an opportunity for professional PRS investors to fill,” Knight Frank said. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 02 Sep '18

Rental crisis: soaring cost of new leases pricing out middle earners

1. What is the best measure of rents? 2.Are rents too high? 3. What can be done? The key issue is how far the current administration is willing to push public intervention, with signs that the private -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 27 Aug '18

Davy hikes value by 45% of Dublin MetLife offices as lease extended at 20 Hatch Street Lower

MetLife has agreed to pay rent of in excess of €50 per square foot under the 10-year terms of the extended lease. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 20 Aug '18

Average rents reach all-time high of €1,304 per month

Having set a new all-time high for the last nine consecutive quarters, rents for properties advertised on grew by an average of 12.4 per cent in the year to June, outpacing growth in residenti -  Subscribe
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