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What does DaftDrop do?

DaftDrop is tracking over 1.5 million residential and commercial properties that were, or still are, for sale across the UK and Ireland. DaftDrop provides the easy way to determine the market history of a property or area, and to gain insights into the overall property market throughout Ireland, England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

Why use this?

As a buyer, one of the main things you're interested in are price changes, right? Right. Knowing a property's history gives you, the buyer, a much better idea of the mindset of a seller, which is very valuable knowledge before entering negotiations.

For example, if a seller has dropped their prices several times in the last few months, you can be sure they're eager to sell. On the other hand, if a house has been on the market for years without much activity, it's less likely that the seller is clued in to the current market and their expectations may be unrealistic.

DaftDrop can:

  • Show price drops/increases, that are otherwise forgotton
  • Allows lightning fast and flexible sorting and searching
  • Show the real time on market
  • Show similar properties
  • Detect previous listings of the same property
  • Show unbiased, up-to-date trends via graphing
  • Automatically notify you of price changes in property you're interested in

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Estate Agents often:

  • Modify the ad's 'entered' date to make a property seem like it's fresh on the market
  • Or, re-create a whole knew ad, having the same effect
  • Increase price above actual expectation, just so an initial offer will be high
  • Change a price to Price On Application, because of lack of interest in an overpriced property

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The European Investment Bank (EIB) is poised to provide Ireland with around €200m to help tackle the housing crisis, its president has revealed.

€200m for housing in EIB's decade commitment

Dec 10, 2016 2:30

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is poised to provide Ireland with around €200m to help tackle the housing crisis, its president has revealed.

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A huge number of people are getting their homes spruced up for Christmas - with the number opting to renovate rising by almost a third this winter.

'Tis the season to renovate with surge in home improvements

Dec 10, 2016 2:30

A huge number of people are getting their homes spruced up for Christmas - with the number opting to renovate rising by almost a third this winter.

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Homeowners have to pay top whack to live near public transport links in Dublin, with new research showing properties near Dart stations in the capital among the most expensive in the country.

Want to live close to a Dart or Luas stop? Then it could cost you up to €788,000

Dec 7, 2016 2:30

Homeowners have to pay top whack to live near public transport links in Dublin, with new research showing properties near Dart stations in the capital among the most expensive in the country.

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A young father warned Ireland's housing crisis is now crucifying hard-working families who cannot afford to either rent or buy a home.

'We're earning €60,000 a year but can't afford to rent or buy a house'

Dec 6, 2016 2:30

A young father warned Ireland's housing crisis is now crucifying hard-working families who cannot afford to either rent or buy a home.

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There is a general consensus about the need for greater housing supply. While the demand side of the Irish property market recovered as the economy started to improve in 2013/2014, housing supply has not met the increasing requirement for accommodation, thereby placing upward pressure on both prices and rents.

Will there be enough credit and where will it come from?

Dec 5, 2016 2:30

There is a general consensus about the need for greater housing supply. While the demand side of the Irish property market recovered as the economy started to improve in 2013/2014, housing supply has not met the increasing requirement for accommodation, thereby placing upward pressure on both prices and rents.

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Irish banks won't be able to lend enough money to solve the housing crisis, a leading think-tank has warned.

Banks can’t fix house crisis, ESRI warns

Dec 5, 2016 2:30

Irish banks won't be able to lend enough money to solve the housing crisis, a leading think-tank has warned.

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A company controlled by Davy Hickey Properties chiefs Brendan Hickey and Hugh Lynn is set to pay 60pc more than the guide price for a 44-acre (7.8 hectares) site with potential for the development of up to 400 houses in the commuter town of Navan, Co Meath.

Davy Hickey chiefs set to pay 60pc over guide on Navan land

Dec 4, 2016 2:30

A company controlled by Davy Hickey Properties chiefs Brendan Hickey and Hugh Lynn is set to pay 60pc more than the guide price for a 44-acre (7.8 hectares) site with potential for the development of up to 400 houses in the commuter town of Navan, Co Meath.

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Nama's former Northern Ireland advisor, Frank Cushnahan, has moved to address growing speculation over his involvement with an English businessman in a bid to sell Nama's Northern Ireland assets to a group of wealthy Chinese investors, whom it is claimed had at least £1bn (€1.19bn) at their disposal.

Cushnahan: 'No knowledge' fees were to be paid by Chinese buyers of Nama assets

Dec 4, 2016 2:30

Nama's former Northern Ireland advisor, Frank Cushnahan, has moved to address growing speculation over his involvement with an English businessman in a bid to sell Nama's Northern Ireland assets to a group of wealthy Chinese investors, whom it is claimed had at least £1bn (€1.19bn) at their disposal.

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Middle-aged homeowners who take on a 30-year mortgage - which can push repayments into their 70s - risk a poverty-stricken old age.

Middle-aged warned of misery over mortgages

Dec 4, 2016 2:30

Middle-aged homeowners who take on a 30-year mortgage - which can push repayments into their 70s - risk a poverty-stricken old age.

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