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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 Ireland, the UK, & Australia. 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, Northern Ireland, and Australia!

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

Price Drops »

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

Price Drops »

Housing was centre-stage in 2016. Don't expect matters to change much in 2017. Owing to the time it takes to build new homes, a likely (modest) increase in the supply of housing this year won't transform trends in rents and house prices.

Househunters will have little to look forward to in 2017

Jan 21, 2017 2:30

Housing was centre-stage in 2016. Don't expect matters to change much in 2017. Owing to the time it takes to build new homes, a likely (modest) increase in the supply of housing this year won't transform trends in rents and house prices.

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If you want to know what is going on in the property market don't talk to an estate agent. The best leading indicator of the market is Mover Mark - the king of furniture movers. A conversation with a lad in a big white van stuffed to the gills with other people's possessions is by far the most instructive steer you will get on the property market.

People are trading up, and if Mover Mark says it's true, I believe him...

Jan 21, 2017 2:30

If you want to know what is going on in the property market don't talk to an estate agent. The best leading indicator of the market is Mover Mark - the king of furniture movers. A conversation with a lad in a big white van stuffed to the gills with other people's possessions is by far the most instructive steer you will get on the property market.

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Crunch time is coming for the Central Bank. Legislation the regulators do not want, designed to tackle the great mortgage rip-off, is on the way.

A victory in battle on mortgage rip-offs

Jan 21, 2017 2:30

Crunch time is coming for the Central Bank. Legislation the regulators do not want, designed to tackle the great mortgage rip-off, is on the way.

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Fine Gael politicians have expressed concern that the mechanism being used to select the new areas for rent caps will see many rural towns bypassed.

Coveney faces clamour for towns to be listed as 'rent pressure zones'

Jan 21, 2017 2:30

Fine Gael politicians have expressed concern that the mechanism being used to select the new areas for rent caps will see many rural towns bypassed.

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The much-promised law that will give the Central Bank the power to cap mortgage interest rates is likely to be enacted by the summer.

Mortgage rate caps to be enacted in law by the summer

Jan 21, 2017 2:30

The much-promised law that will give the Central Bank the power to cap mortgage interest rates is likely to be enacted by the summer.

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Landlords have been slapped down by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) after threatening to hike tenants' charges in lieu of raising rents.

Landlords ordered to withdraw threat of extra charges as rent cap comes in

Jan 21, 2017 2:30

Landlords have been slapped down by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) after threatening to hike tenants' charges in lieu of raising rents.

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The number of €1m-plus homes trading hands has risen year-on-year as families struggle to secure a foothold on the housing ladder.

Families struggling to get a foothold on ladder but €1m-plus sales on the rise

Jan 21, 2017 2:30

The number of €1m-plus homes trading hands has risen year-on-year as families struggle to secure a foothold on the housing ladder.

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Personal Finance expert Sinead Ryan answers your property questions

'My landlord is increasing our rent despite rent freeze - do we have to pay up?'

Jan 20, 2017 13:46

Personal Finance expert Sinead Ryan answers your property questions

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Up to 20 new towns in Cork, Galway, and in counties along the Dublin commuter belt will see rent caps introduced in the coming weeks.

20 towns set to get rent caps after price review

Jan 20, 2017 2:30

Up to 20 new towns in Cork, Galway, and in counties along the Dublin commuter belt will see rent caps introduced in the coming weeks.

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