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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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© Business Post 23 Sep '19

[NEEDS SBP SUB] A new low in the rental crisis: Nadine O'Regan

Tenants are being exploited so badly in Dublin that the recent sex-for-rent story shouldn’t surprise us. The real scandal is that so little is being done to fix the rental crisis -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 20 Sep '19

Smaller investors flee the landlord market as cuckoo funds up ante

Figures complied from the Property Price Register by Davy Stockbrokers show a marked decline in small investors buying properties to rent, down 14pc on the year -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 04 Sep '19

How can I bring a low-rent property up to market rates?

Kersten Mehl: The choices before you are as follows: 1. Engage in substantial change under the definition of the Act and put yourself in a position to obtain open market rental value. 2. Sell the p -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 25 Aug '19

Dan White: Irish economy caught in a rental trap

Runaway residential rents - which now stand 35pc above their pre-crash peak - are bad news for the economy as a whole. There is strong evidence that rising rents do have an impact upon our economic co -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 21 Aug '19

Daft.ie ads saying ‘rent allowance not accepted’ breached law, body finds

The WRC found that ads hosted on the popular property website breached sections of the Equal Status Acts. The advertisements, the WRC found, discriminated on the basis of age, employment status and ag -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 21 Aug '19

Residential Tenancies Board: Rising number of tenants refusing to leave homes

RTB findings involving tenants’ refusal to leave published since January have already exceeded the number for the whole of 2018. “It’s a sign of the times, of the market,” said Stephen Larg -  Subscribe
© The Property Week 20 Aug '19

Daft.ie Rental Report: Pierre Yimbog of TUD Students Union summarises the crisis

DOWNLOAD FULL REPORT HERE >>> The very landscape of Ireland’s future workforce, and on a more human level, the personal development of Irish students has been negatively compromised in a major way b -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 19 Aug '19

Co-living residents may fall outside rental protections

The Department of Housing has said individuals living in this new type of development could be issued licences instead of leases, which would not be covered by the Residential Tenancies Act. The Act e -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 07 Aug '19

Katherine Donnelly: 'Rent caps will ease pressure but there must be fairness too'

From next week, the rent increase restriction under the Rent Pressure Zones - currently an annual maximum of 4pc - will apply to student-specific accommodation and students will also have recourse to -  Subscribe
© Business Post 06 Aug '19

[NEEDS SBP SUB] Private landlords will ‘flee market’ due to tax policy says IPAV

Latest figures from the RTB show tenancies registered by private landlords fell by nearly 6,000 to 307,348 in 2018. IPAV chief executive Pat Davitt: “Reality is dawning very slowly at policy level. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 29 Jul '19

Houses available for rent down by almost 2% in 2018

Warning that the fall was a cause for concern, the board said: “This is a significant reduction given the extreme demand pressures in the market” the Residential Tenancies Board report said. -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 22 Jul '19

How to stay in the letting game without flouting new rent laws

This summer could be the last time that many holiday home owners will be able to rent out their properties to tourists - unless they flout the Government's new short-term letting rules. Under those ru -  Subscribe
© 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
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