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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 07 Apr '20

Coronavirus: Property rental in the jaws of the epidemic

Gavin Mulcahy, managing director of Get Let: “A lot of landlords are showing an enormous amount of compassion.” Enda O’Toole of Mallin O’Toole: “A distinction should be made between ‘rent -  Subscribe
The Property Week 03 Apr '20

Latest PPR sales results already fully matched up with our listings – Download sample here

We've already completed this week's matching up of the latest sales results with the original property listings (as well as recording results of properties not previously listed). Download sample here -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 03 Apr '20

‘For the first time in years it is a renter’s market’

This spike has been noted within Sherry FitzGerald’s lettings department where they have seen a 68 per cent jump in stock levels listed as available for monthly rent in the two-week period from Marc -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 26 Mar '20

Coronavirus: Landlord and tenant advice

What are the first steps landlords and tenants should take? Landlords: Assess your tenant’s ability to pay and engage with your bank. For private residential landlords with mortgages in place, flex -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 26 Mar '20

Coronavirus effect prompts five-year high of homes for rent in central Dublin

Owen Reilly: “I wouldn’t be so sure that landlords will go back to short-term lettings once the crisis has passed. Particularly those landlords who’ve been let down by their [short-term] operato -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 25 Mar '20

Landlords and tenants must work together in the face of coronavirus

The landlord will want to be fair but will need to be sure that any decisions are fully justified and protect the investment and the interests of their other stakeholders. They will also want to be su -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 19 Feb '20

Tenants are signing leases for their new homes in One Three North without even viewing the property

It was moving day for tenants who got their keys yesterday for their ultra-modern but "very expensive" build-to-rent homes in Clongriffin, Dublin. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 17 Feb '20

Local authorities face rent hike on Nama-owned social housing properties

The rent reviews, which will trigger increases as they are indexed to ever-increasing rental indices, are beginning to fall due this year as Nama entered the first of the leases in 2014, and the rent -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 07 Feb '20

Home truths: Rent control 'bomb' damage for big cities

Only in Ireland can it be a bad place to be a both a landlord (big funds excluded) and a tenant simultaneously. Even with today's high rents. It's proven by data showing at least twice as many are sel -  Subscribe
© The Property Week 07 Feb '20

Rent costs, not rent prices, the issue: A rent freeze would do nothing to solve the underlying problem

DOWNLOAD FULL REPORT HERE >>> What would have a far more serious negative impact is if these rent freezes were somehow linked to newly-built rental homes. This would, in effect, turn off the supply ta -  Subscribe
© Irish Examiner 06 Feb '20

Rent freeze proposals would stymie investors: Goodbody

Citing experiences from Berlin and San Francisco, rent regulations can create larger shortages and lead to a decline in available rental supply, according to the broker. The report by real estate anal -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 05 Feb '20

Rents fall for first time in 8 years, national survey finds

Inside the main urban centres, rents continued to rise by 0.7 per cent across the three months, although they increased by a lower rate in Dublin than the city average for the rest of the State. Rents -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 03 Feb '20

No constitutional obstacle to rent freezes

There is significant scope in our existing constitutional order for property rights restrictions, the extent of which can be uncovered only through the introduction and testing of new measures. -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 13 Jan '20

Over 94pc of private rentals out of reach to people receiving HAP

A snapshot study found that just 97 out of 1,753 properties available to rent in 16 areas over a three-day period from December 10 to 12 last on were affordable to those in receipt of HAP. Jus -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 06 Jan '20

In legal actions against landlords, Co Clare outstrips Dublin City

Irish Property Owners’ Association chairman said the current system as a pass/fail system could result in the failure of a property which had been refurbished to a high standard. He said issues such -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 02 Jan '20

Rise in new Airbnb lets, as landlords flout rules despite housing crisis

Landlords are supposed to register such properties with their local authority and just 370 applications to register have been received to date. Short-term letting for longer than a total of 90 days re -  Subscribe
© Irish Examiner 11 Dec '19

'Unconstitutional' rent freeze proposals will drive out landlords and investors - Govt

Radical rent freeze proposals are “unconstitutional” and will drive out landlords and investors, the Government has insisted. Sinn Féin moved emergency plans for a three-year rent freeze as we -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 14 Nov '19

Five graphs that tell the story of the Irish rental crisis

1. Soaring rents and apartment living 2. Affordability crux 3. Historical perspective 4. Market crunch 5. The price crux ... Speaking at a recent Urban Land Institute conference in Dublin, Pat O’Sul -  Subscribe
© The Property Week 12 Nov '19 Rental Report Q3 2019

DOWNLOAD FULL REPORT HERE >>> Policymakers need to figure out why it is so expensive to build in this country and tackle that head on, says Ronan Lyons -  Subscribe
© Business Post 11 Nov '19

[NEEDS SBP SUB] Pat Davitt: Why private landlords are upping sticks, despite records rents

Who made the greatest number of complaints to the Residential Tenancies Board last year, tenants or landlords? The answer, which may surprise you, is landlords. Rent arrears and over-holding – where -  Subscribe
© Business Post 28 Oct '19

[NEEDS SBP SUB] Survey suggests price isn’t primary concern for those renting in Dublin

A significant portion of tenants who sought residential rental accommodation in Dublin through Daft’s search website were doing so out of necessity rather than choice, with as many as 30 per cent sa -  Subscribe
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