House-hunting couples who earn up to €90,000 a year may be able to avail of a new affordable housing scheme after the Budget.

Affordable houses plan for couples who earn up to €90,000

Sep 20, 2018 2:30

House-hunting couples who earn up to €90,000 a year may be able to avail of a new affordable housing scheme after the Budget.

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Large numbers of cash-strapped householders expect to be still paying off their mortgages in retirement.

One in five will still pay mortgage in retirement

Sep 17, 2018 2:30

Large numbers of cash-strapped householders expect to be still paying off their mortgages in retirement.

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Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy is facing increasing calls to review rent pressure zones amid accusations they are not fit for purpose and are failing to protect tenants from rent hikes.

Calls for Murphy to reform rent pressure zones 'to protect tenants'

Sep 17, 2018 2:30

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy is facing increasing calls to review rent pressure zones amid accusations they are not fit for purpose and are failing to protect tenants from rent hikes.

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Pressure is mounting on the Government to reintroduce tax relief for renters as the housing crisis grows.

Number of renters doubles as sky-high charges force families into homelessness

Sep 15, 2018 2:30

Pressure is mounting on the Government to reintroduce tax relief for renters as the housing crisis grows.

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Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has rejected claims that his party's €200m affordable homes plan is "insufficient, inefficient and unsustainable".

Affordable homes will go to taxpayers, insists Martin

Sep 13, 2018 2:30

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has rejected claims that his party's €200m affordable homes plan is "insufficient, inefficient and unsustainable".

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Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has rejected suggestions the European Central Bank (ECB) can veto proposed legislation giving increased protections to mortgage holders facing the repossession of their homes.

'We won't let ECB block plans to protect mortgage holders' - Flanagan

Sep 12, 2018 2:30

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has rejected suggestions the European Central Bank (ECB) can veto proposed legislation giving increased protections to mortgage holders facing the repossession of their homes.

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The Government's new land agency will seek to drive down the cost of development by buying up State-owned land and selling it on at competitive prices.

New agency aims to cut development costs through sale of State-owned land

Sep 12, 2018 2:30

The Government's new land agency will seek to drive down the cost of development by buying up State-owned land and selling it on at competitive prices.

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The rate at which property prices are increasing continues to ease off.

House price rises now at lowest level in 15 months

Sep 12, 2018 2:30

The rate at which property prices are increasing continues to ease off.

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The wealth of households has risen to a new high. Figures from the Central Bank show the average person in the State now has a net worth of €151,000.

Property price surge sees wealth of households hit all-time high

Sep 11, 2018 2:30

The wealth of households has risen to a new high. Figures from the Central Bank show the average person in the State now has a net worth of €151,000.

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Just days before the latest bunch of first years arrive at third-level campuses across the country, there is a steady flow of teenagers and parents to Michael Hogan's house.

College students still flock to €750-a-month room... where six months' rent must be paid upfront

Sep 9, 2018 22:10

Just days before the latest bunch of first years arrive at third-level campuses across the country, there is a steady flow of teenagers and parents to Michael Hogan's house.

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THE stubborn mortgage arrears problem shows no signs of going away.

Long-term arrear numbers remain high despite economic rebound

Sep 8, 2018 2:30

THE stubborn mortgage arrears problem shows no signs of going away.

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Large numbers of homeowners who are in arrears on their mortgages are failing to engage with their banks with many believing they can "hold out for a better deal".

Arrears-hit homeowners dodge the banks in hope of 'holding out for better deal'

Sep 7, 2018 2:30

Large numbers of homeowners who are in arrears on their mortgages are failing to engage with their banks with many believing they can "hold out for a better deal".

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'A huge three-storey party house that no one knows about" - this rather unusual brief was put to leading architect Peter Owens of Tyler Owens at the height of the Celtic Tiger in 2007. It came with a site in Clontarf with lots of garden and a sad looking 1970s bungalow in situ.

Peek inside the Celtic Tiger party house with its own cinema and pub

Sep 7, 2018 2:30

'A huge three-storey party house that no one knows about" - this rather unusual brief was put to leading architect Peter Owens of Tyler Owens at the height of the Celtic Tiger in 2007. It came with a site in Clontarf with lots of garden and a sad looking 1970s bungalow in situ.

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Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy is supportive of tax breaks for landlords to incentivise longer leases.

Housing Minister backs plan to give tax breaks to landlords who sign longer leases

Sep 6, 2018 2:30

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy is supportive of tax breaks for landlords to incentivise longer leases.

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Developer Paddy Kelly's Shrewsbury Road home has been put up for sale with an asking price of €10m.

In Pictures: Developer Paddy Kelly's Shrewsbury Road mansion for sale at €10m

Sep 6, 2018 2:30

Developer Paddy Kelly's Shrewsbury Road home has been put up for sale with an asking price of €10m.

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There has been a fall in the number of first-time buyers being approved for a mortgage.

Fall in first-time buyers getting loan approval

Sep 5, 2018 2:30

There has been a fall in the number of first-time buyers being approved for a mortgage.

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Cairn Homes chief Michael Stanley has insisted that the rapid growth of Ireland's build-to-rent (BTR) residential sector will do nothing to dampen the desire of Irish people to own their homes.

Cairn CEO: Irish want to own homes, not rent them

Sep 5, 2018 2:30

Cairn Homes chief Michael Stanley has insisted that the rapid growth of Ireland's build-to-rent (BTR) residential sector will do nothing to dampen the desire of Irish people to own their homes.

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House prices are to keep rising rapidly this year and next, according to a report from international ratings Standards and Poor's.

House prices to keep surging at rapid rate, major report claims

Sep 4, 2018 2:30

House prices are to keep rising rapidly this year and next, according to a report from international ratings Standards and Poor's.

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Landlords who provide long-term leases for tenants would get tax breaks under new proposals.

Tax break proposed for landlords to encourage longer leases - and tackle housing crisis

Sep 4, 2018 2:30

Landlords who provide long-term leases for tenants would get tax breaks under new proposals.

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House prices in this country are to keep rising rapidly this year and next, according to the latest report from international ratings Standards and Poor’s.

A 'soft landing' again predicted: House prices to rise rapidly through 2019 before easing - S&P

Sep 3, 2018 12:32

House prices in this country are to keep rising rapidly this year and next, according to the latest report from international ratings Standards and Poor’s.

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Renters are being forced to pay more than six months' rent and thousands of euro to secure a bedroom as part of a trend emerging from the housing crisis.

Landlord who demanded €5,500 rent up front from mother of student to secure room says he felt 'guilty'

Sep 2, 2018 18:30

Renters are being forced to pay more than six months' rent and thousands of euro to secure a bedroom as part of a trend emerging from the housing crisis.

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Almost three out of four people saving for a mortgage believe the Central Bank's lending rules are unfair, according to the latest Sunday Independent/Kantar Millward Brown opinion poll.

House buyers hit out at stiff Central Bank lending rules

Sep 2, 2018 18:30

Almost three out of four people saving for a mortgage believe the Central Bank's lending rules are unfair, according to the latest Sunday Independent/Kantar Millward Brown opinion poll.

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Over the past fortnight, there were two interesting outlooks published on the property market in Ireland. Earlier last week, the well-respected The Economist magazine declared that house prices in the capital are overvalued by 25pc.

Back to basics will solve great property conundrum

Sep 2, 2018 18:30

Over the past fortnight, there were two interesting outlooks published on the property market in Ireland. Earlier last week, the well-respected The Economist magazine declared that house prices in the capital are overvalued by 25pc.

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According to the IPAV report, prices in D4 have fallen by €150,000, or 12.24pc, to bring the average cost of a home from €1,375,000 to €1,225,000.

Prices fall for first time in five years

Sep 2, 2018 18:30

According to the IPAV report, prices in D4 have fallen by €150,000, or 12.24pc, to bring the average cost of a home from €1,375,000 to €1,225,000.

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Half of mortgage holders say they have been pressured into taking out mortgage protection policies with their bank.

Banks 'steer homeowners into buying' their mortgage protection agreements

Aug 31, 2018 2:30

Half of mortgage holders say they have been pressured into taking out mortgage protection policies with their bank.

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The finding by 'The Economist' newspaper that house prices in Dublin are 25pc overvalued when compared to people's income, may have caused quite a few people to choke on their Cornflakes before heading to work to get paid and repay the mortgage.

Richard Curran: Don't choke on your Cornflakes over The Economist's Dublin house price analysis

Aug 30, 2018 2:30

The finding by 'The Economist' newspaper that house prices in Dublin are 25pc overvalued when compared to people's income, may have caused quite a few people to choke on their Cornflakes before heading to work to get paid and repay the mortgage.

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Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy is under fire for being "out of touch" with the housing crisis after saying the number of homeless "hitting 10,000 doesn't tell us anything that hitting 9,000 didn't tell us".

Murphy under fire as he dismisses extra homeless numbers

Aug 29, 2018 2:30

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy is under fire for being "out of touch" with the housing crisis after saying the number of homeless "hitting 10,000 doesn't tell us anything that hitting 9,000 didn't tell us".

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Rents in Dublin are the sixth highest in the developed world, according to research from the European Union's statistics agency, Eurostat.

Sky-high Dublin rental costs rival global cities like Paris and New York

Aug 29, 2018 2:30

Rents in Dublin are the sixth highest in the developed world, according to research from the European Union's statistics agency, Eurostat.

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Fifteen years ago, in May 2003, 'The Economist' caused consternation in Ireland when it predicted the country's then fast inflating property market would shed 20pc of its value within four years.

Beware the curse of 'The Economist'

Aug 28, 2018 2:30

Fifteen years ago, in May 2003, 'The Economist' caused consternation in Ireland when it predicted the country's then fast inflating property market would shed 20pc of its value within four years.

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Property prices in Dublin are over-valued when compared with the incomes of people in the capital city, according to international research.

Dublin homes over-valued by 25pc as report warns global boom is ending

Aug 28, 2018 2:30

Property prices in Dublin are over-valued when compared with the incomes of people in the capital city, according to international research.

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Sales gurus regularly claim their bounties must be seen to be believed, but one home on the rental market in south Dublin certainly lives up to the billing.

'Unicorn home' hits the rental market for €9,000 per month

Aug 26, 2018 18:30

Sales gurus regularly claim their bounties must be seen to be believed, but one home on the rental market in south Dublin certainly lives up to the billing.

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High rents and property prices are the "underbelly" of Dublin's tech employment boom, according to the founder of one of the world's fastest-growing tech companies.

Technology firm announces 350 jobs for Dublin

Aug 24, 2018 2:30

High rents and property prices are the "underbelly" of Dublin's tech employment boom, according to the founder of one of the world's fastest-growing tech companies.

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The pace of the surging property market will ease off as prices have now hit the very outer limits that families can pay, experts predict.

Property price peak in Ireland is in sight - experts

Aug 22, 2018 2:30

The pace of the surging property market will ease off as prices have now hit the very outer limits that families can pay, experts predict.

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Banks have been accused of breaching EU regulations by quoting massive fees for mortgage holders who want to break out of a fixed rate to get a cheaper one.

Banks under fire for charging huge fees for breaking out of fixed rates

Aug 22, 2018 2:30

Banks have been accused of breaching EU regulations by quoting massive fees for mortgage holders who want to break out of a fixed rate to get a cheaper one.

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Proving there's more than one way to skin a cat (in this case Celtic Tiger-style property price inflation) the Central Bank brings us great news today. Runaway house inflation in the capital is at last being brought under control - thanks to everyone being prevented from buying houses. Pretty much.

Housing inflation is in check at last - all it took was snuffing out all of the buyers

Aug 22, 2018 2:30

Proving there's more than one way to skin a cat (in this case Celtic Tiger-style property price inflation) the Central Bank brings us great news today. Runaway house inflation in the capital is at last being brought under control - thanks to everyone being prevented from buying houses. Pretty much.

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There will be no increase to the third-level grant received by students in the Budget despite spiralling rents, the Irish Independent understands.

No Budget helping hand for students despite rent crisis

Aug 21, 2018 2:30

There will be no increase to the third-level grant received by students in the Budget despite spiralling rents, the Irish Independent understands.

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Property price inflation is expected to "slow dramatically" across the country over the next three years. The expected house price inflation nationally is now 5pc for the coming year - down from 8pc since the final quarter of 2017.

House price inflation is expected to slow

Aug 19, 2018 18:00

Property price inflation is expected to "slow dramatically" across the country over the next three years. The expected house price inflation nationally is now 5pc for the coming year - down from 8pc since the final quarter of 2017.

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Developer Pat Crean's Marlet Property Group is to pay more than €30m to acquire a landmark site for hundreds of new homes overlooking Howth Harbour in Dublin, the Sunday Independent can reveal.

Marlet to pay €30m for prime Howth site

Aug 19, 2018 18:00

Developer Pat Crean's Marlet Property Group is to pay more than €30m to acquire a landmark site for hundreds of new homes overlooking Howth Harbour in Dublin, the Sunday Independent can reveal.

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Dublin's local authorities are working on a number of major new projects to build thousands of social and affordable housing units in the capital, the Sunday Independent has learned.

1,200 more homes as Dublin steps up social housing push

Aug 19, 2018 18:00

Dublin's local authorities are working on a number of major new projects to build thousands of social and affordable housing units in the capital, the Sunday Independent has learned.

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Students are now being expected to fork out up to €1,107 per month for a single-bed house near their college as rents continue to surge.

Students expected to pay over €1,000 a month as rents surge

Aug 18, 2018 2:30

Students are now being expected to fork out up to €1,107 per month for a single-bed house near their college as rents continue to surge.

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Residents on Dublin's northside are protesting over plans to build a sewage plant on their "doorsteps".

Residents say plan for new sewage plant 'will devalue our homes'

Aug 18, 2018 2:30

Residents on Dublin's northside are protesting over plans to build a sewage plant on their "doorsteps".

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THE monthly cost of renting a home has hit an all-time high, shooting up by an average €200 in some parts of the capital in just the space of a year

Rents hits record-high as it's now €274 more per month than Celtic Tiger peak

Aug 17, 2018 6:30

THE monthly cost of renting a home has hit an all-time high, shooting up by an average €200 in some parts of the capital in just the space of a year

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A couple have decided to raffle off their luxury six-bedroom mansion worth more than £5.25 (€5.8) million after failing to sell it in nine months.

Couple offer up chance to win luxury six-bedroom mansion in raffle

Aug 9, 2018 9:01

A couple have decided to raffle off their luxury six-bedroom mansion worth more than £5.25 (€5.8) million after failing to sell it in nine months.

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A leading bank that sold thousands of mortgages to a US vulture fund has insisted it has not sold any clean loans.

We did not sell any clean loans to vulture fund, insists PTSB

Aug 8, 2018 2:30

A leading bank that sold thousands of mortgages to a US vulture fund has insisted it has not sold any clean loans.

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Construction costs will surpass 2006 levels this year and are rapidly approaching the highest levels of the Celtic Tiger bubble, according to new figures from the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI).

Building costs rapidly rising to Celtic Tiger peak: surveyors

Aug 7, 2018 2:30

Construction costs will surpass 2006 levels this year and are rapidly approaching the highest levels of the Celtic Tiger bubble, according to new figures from the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI).

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It has long been the Irish dream to own a home, but now almost one in six people is sceptical of the likelihood they'll ever achieve it.

Generation resigned to never being able to buy own home

Aug 7, 2018 2:30

It has long been the Irish dream to own a home, but now almost one in six people is sceptical of the likelihood they'll ever achieve it.

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Almost one in every six Irish people think that they will never get a foothold on the property ladder.

Millennials are 'sceptical of ever owning their own home' - survey reveals

Aug 6, 2018 19:17

Almost one in every six Irish people think that they will never get a foothold on the property ladder.

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The Irish mortgage arrears crisis has had a profound impact on households, on bank lending and on society as a whole over the past decade.

Time to resolve unsustainable mortgages once and for all

Aug 5, 2018 18:00

The Irish mortgage arrears crisis has had a profound impact on households, on bank lending and on society as a whole over the past decade.

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The State body charged with regulating the rental market has signalled it does not yet have the capacity to take on new and improved powers to investigate rogue landlords.

Rent sector watchdog 'needs more resources'

July 28, 2018 2:30

The State body charged with regulating the rental market has signalled it does not yet have the capacity to take on new and improved powers to investigate rogue landlords.

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Serious flaws in the State's housing policy have been exposed after a State-backed landlord hiked tenants' rent by 6pc.

Rent rule flaws exposed as State-backed landlord hikes tenants' rent by 6pc

July 26, 2018 2:30

Serious flaws in the State's housing policy have been exposed after a State-backed landlord hiked tenants' rent by 6pc.

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The number of people drawing down a mortgage has jumped as house-building activity has increased.

Number drawing down a mortgage jumps

July 26, 2018 2:30

The number of people drawing down a mortgage has jumped as house-building activity has increased.

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When the rent pressure zone rules were introduced, the idea was to cap rent hikes at 4pc a year.

Why landlord says it is entitled to increase the rent above cap

July 26, 2018 2:30

When the rent pressure zone rules were introduced, the idea was to cap rent hikes at 4pc a year.

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Strong remortgaging and first-time buyer activity suggests that gross mortgage lending is on track to grow 20pc in 2018, according to Dermot O’Leary, chief economist at Goodbody.

Mortgage lending on track to grow 20pc in 2018

July 25, 2018 8:07

Strong remortgaging and first-time buyer activity suggests that gross mortgage lending is on track to grow 20pc in 2018, according to Dermot O’Leary, chief economist at Goodbody.

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A growing number of Irish people are facing an uncertain future and a risk of poverty in retirement - because they may have to rent for the rest of their lives.

'Forever renters' facing poverty and homelessness in retirement

July 22, 2018 18:00

A growing number of Irish people are facing an uncertain future and a risk of poverty in retirement - because they may have to rent for the rest of their lives.

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The new west Dublin suburb of Hansfield could get a big increase in housing supply, with developers seeking permission for almost 800 residential units.

Plans lodged for almost 800 homes in west Dublin

July 22, 2018 18:00

The new west Dublin suburb of Hansfield could get a big increase in housing supply, with developers seeking permission for almost 800 residential units.

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Global tech companies expanding in Ireland should be "less single-location-centric" to overcome a growing housing and accommodation squeeze for workers, according to Aongus Hegarty, president of Dell EMC EMEA.

Firms need 'flexible' approach on housing

July 22, 2018 18:00

Global tech companies expanding in Ireland should be "less single-location-centric" to overcome a growing housing and accommodation squeeze for workers, according to Aongus Hegarty, president of Dell EMC EMEA.

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Areas outside of Dublin are now driving massive property price growth with some locations seeing annual rises of over 20pc.

House price surge is no longer driven by the capital

July 21, 2018 2:30

Areas outside of Dublin are now driving massive property price growth with some locations seeing annual rises of over 20pc.

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MORTGAGE holders are set to benefit with another lender is set to cut their lending rates.

KBC Bank ups the ante in mortgage market war with cuts in fixed rates

July 17, 2018 10:14

MORTGAGE holders are set to benefit with another lender is set to cut their lending rates.

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The Government has been accused of exacerbating the country's housing crisis by buying private sector homes rather than building social housing to address the supply shortage.

Revealed: Government spent €1bn of taxpayers' money on private-sector homes

July 16, 2018 2:30

The Government has been accused of exacerbating the country's housing crisis by buying private sector homes rather than building social housing to address the supply shortage.

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HOME buyers in this country are paying thousands of euro more a year than people on the Continent.

Mortgage holders paying €2,600 more a year here than on the Continent

July 13, 2018 18:02

HOME buyers in this country are paying thousands of euro more a year than people on the Continent.

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THE number of disputes over rental accommodation has grown by 250pc in a decade according to the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB).

Disputes over rented accommodation soared 250pc in decade - new report

July 10, 2018 20:56

THE number of disputes over rental accommodation has grown by 250pc in a decade according to the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB).

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Single father-of-five Michael Keane burst into tears of joy when he realised his days without a home were at an end.

'I had all my belongings in my van' - Dad-of-five hit by redundancy overjoyed as he moves into new home

July 10, 2018 2:30

Single father-of-five Michael Keane burst into tears of joy when he realised his days without a home were at an end.

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Thousands more mortgage holders are paying high variable rates when they could get a better deal.

Homeowners are missing out on deals with their own banks that would save €3,000

July 10, 2018 2:30

Thousands more mortgage holders are paying high variable rates when they could get a better deal.

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A LARGE proportion of young people fear that they will never realise their dreams of owning their own homes.

'Forever renters' have given up on dreams of buying a home

July 3, 2018 10:36

A LARGE proportion of young people fear that they will never realise their dreams of owning their own homes.

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INVESTORS on a mortgage deal that sees them paying back only interest on their buy-to-let loan have a greater tendency to be in arrears, according to a new Central Bank study.

Interest-only loans more likely to be in arrears

July 3, 2018 2:30

INVESTORS on a mortgage deal that sees them paying back only interest on their buy-to-let loan have a greater tendency to be in arrears, according to a new Central Bank study.

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The Central Bank's lending limits are helping to slow down the rate of house price inflation, according to two key reports on the Irish property market.

Central Bank lending rules helping to slow rate of house price inflation

July 2, 2018 2:30

The Central Bank's lending limits are helping to slow down the rate of house price inflation, according to two key reports on the Irish property market.

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The national shortage of available homes on the market is still at crisis level — but the rate at which house prices are increasing is finally showing signs of easing.

Revealed: Dublin house prices have risen by an average of €155,000... but there are signs of a slowdown

July 1, 2018 8:53

The national shortage of available homes on the market is still at crisis level — but the rate at which house prices are increasing is finally showing signs of easing.

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International capital has driven the property recovery since 2012, leaving some to wonder what might happen when the foreign money dries up. So far there is no real sign of that happening. The recession narrative put forward by some went with international investors snapping up cheap properties and then flogging them at exorbitant prices to locals, who in turn would eventually get fleeced again.

Richard Curran: International investors bet billions Government's housing plan won't work

July 1, 2018 18:00

International capital has driven the property recovery since 2012, leaving some to wonder what might happen when the foreign money dries up. So far there is no real sign of that happening. The recession narrative put forward by some went with international investors snapping up cheap properties and then flogging them at exorbitant prices to locals, who in turn would eventually get fleeced again.

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On the face of it, little appears to have changed in many of the figures in this Daft.ie House Price Report. Sale prices - whether measured by listed prices or using the Property Price Register - are up compared to three or 12 months ago.

Yes, we are building more - but not the right type of homes

July 1, 2018 18:30

On the face of it, little appears to have changed in many of the figures in this Daft.ie House Price Report. Sale prices - whether measured by listed prices or using the Property Price Register - are up compared to three or 12 months ago.

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The national shortage of available homes on the market is still at crisis level - but the rate at which house prices are increasing is finally showing signs of easing.

House price rises show signs of slowdown but supply still an issue

July 1, 2018 18:30

The national shortage of available homes on the market is still at crisis level - but the rate at which house prices are increasing is finally showing signs of easing.

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Mortgage lending approvals passed the €1bn mark in May according to new figures from the Banking and Payments Federation.

Mortgage approvals exceed €1bn for the first time

June 28, 2018 8:42

Mortgage lending approvals passed the €1bn mark in May according to new figures from the Banking and Payments Federation.

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THE property market is slowing down in the cities, as working families are increasingly finding it too expensive to rent or buy.

Revealed: Urban homes are becoming too expensive to sell as families struggle for finance

June 25, 2018 15:15

THE property market is slowing down in the cities, as working families are increasingly finding it too expensive to rent or buy.

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Central Bank governor Philip Lane is confident that house prices, which rose by another 13pc in the year to April, will "cool off". Speaking to Bloomberg TV, Lane said "it is important to put it in context. We have an economy that is growing quite quickly, so employment is growing strongly, wages are picking up. So when we talk about house prices, there are some strong fundamentals there. It's also the case that we are far below peak prices but, of course, any central bank is going to keep a close eye on the housing market.

Housing crisis could yet sink our economic recovery

June 24, 2018 18:00

Central Bank governor Philip Lane is confident that house prices, which rose by another 13pc in the year to April, will "cool off". Speaking to Bloomberg TV, Lane said "it is important to put it in context. We have an economy that is growing quite quickly, so employment is growing strongly, wages are picking up. So when we talk about house prices, there are some strong fundamentals there. It's also the case that we are far below peak prices but, of course, any central bank is going to keep a close eye on the housing market.

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The reluctance of AIB to restore thousands of people to tracker rates will have to be resolved in the courts.

AIB tracker lawsuit the only hope for thousands

June 22, 2018 2:30

The reluctance of AIB to restore thousands of people to tracker rates will have to be resolved in the courts.

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House prices could rise by 11pc between now and 2020 after a period of dramatic increases and drops never before seen, new research from the ESRI suggests.

House prices may increase 11pc by 2020 - ESRI

June 22, 2018 2:30

House prices could rise by 11pc between now and 2020 after a period of dramatic increases and drops never before seen, new research from the ESRI suggests.

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A branch of fast-food giant McDonald's is looking for people to rent out their rooms to its staff, in order to expand its workforce.

Fast-food giant on lookout for McRentals for its staff

June 22, 2018 2:30

A branch of fast-food giant McDonald's is looking for people to rent out their rooms to its staff, in order to expand its workforce.

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THE reluctance of AIB to restore thousands of people to tracker rates will have to be resolved in the courts.

AIB still denying thousands of customers a good-value tracker rate

June 21, 2018 12:28

THE reluctance of AIB to restore thousands of people to tracker rates will have to be resolved in the courts.

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Storm Emma has been blamed for a rise in the number of people falling behind on mortgage payments in the first three months of the year.

Storm blamed for mortgage arrears rise

June 21, 2018 2:30

Storm Emma has been blamed for a rise in the number of people falling behind on mortgage payments in the first three months of the year.

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The Central Bank has been accused of failing to protect mortgage holders after it brought in new rules for banks but failed to ban controversial mortgage cash-back offers.

'Weak' regulator fails to ban cash-back deals

June 21, 2018 2:30

The Central Bank has been accused of failing to protect mortgage holders after it brought in new rules for banks but failed to ban controversial mortgage cash-back offers.

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Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy cannot guarantee affordable homes on State-owned lands will be available this year, despite a funding boost of €50m.

Affordable homes plan lacks clear timeline

June 21, 2018 2:30

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy cannot guarantee affordable homes on State-owned lands will be available this year, despite a funding boost of €50m.

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It has been a very good week on the jobs front. It isn't that often a major global technology firm like Amazon announces 1,000 new jobs for Dublin. And to cap it all, they appear to be higher end, highly skilled jobs, as opposed to those tough tasks Amazon sets its warehouse operatives who have to pick up products quickly - but that is another story.

Lukewarm reaction to Amazon's 1,000 jobs highlights scale of Ireland's housing crunch

June 21, 2018 2:30

It has been a very good week on the jobs front. It isn't that often a major global technology firm like Amazon announces 1,000 new jobs for Dublin. And to cap it all, they appear to be higher end, highly skilled jobs, as opposed to those tough tasks Amazon sets its warehouse operatives who have to pick up products quickly - but that is another story.

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The boss of AIB has complained about how difficult it is to repossess homes when mortgage holders get into arrears.

Repossession is 'difficult' here - AIB chief executive

June 21, 2018 2:30

The boss of AIB has complained about how difficult it is to repossess homes when mortgage holders get into arrears.

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HUNDREDS of new tracker denial cases have been conceded by a leading lender.

EBS concedes on 500 tracker cases

June 18, 2018 13:52

HUNDREDS of new tracker denial cases have been conceded by a leading lender.

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A new property search engine, Perfect Property, has revealed the budget of the average house hunter in Dublin.

Revealed: How much the average Dublin house buyer has in their budget

June 18, 2018 10:33

A new property search engine, Perfect Property, has revealed the budget of the average house hunter in Dublin.

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The number of property millionaires has increased by 20pc in the past 12 months as two €1m properties are sold in Ireland every day.

Price hikes see two €1m houses sold every day

June 17, 2018 18:30

The number of property millionaires has increased by 20pc in the past 12 months as two €1m properties are sold in Ireland every day.

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Leafy Eglinton Road doesn't so much drip wealth as ooze it. It is quintessential Dublin 4 with its mixture of red-brick villas, semi-d's of a very different kind to the suburban estates on the outskirts of Dublin, and some modest, but expensive properties, at either end.

A wealth of opportunities to dream of life in leafy Dublin 4

June 17, 2018 18:30

Leafy Eglinton Road doesn't so much drip wealth as ooze it. It is quintessential Dublin 4 with its mixture of red-brick villas, semi-d's of a very different kind to the suburban estates on the outskirts of Dublin, and some modest, but expensive properties, at either end.

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The latest Daft.ie Wealth Report shows that - as prices continue to rise - so does Ireland's housing wealth. There were over 800 transactions of at least €1m during 2017 and, by all accounts, there will be even more seven-figure purchases this year.

Where are Ireland's top housing markets? Increase of 20pc in Irish property millionaires

June 17, 2018 0:00

The latest Daft.ie Wealth Report shows that - as prices continue to rise - so does Ireland's housing wealth. There were over 800 transactions of at least €1m during 2017 and, by all accounts, there will be even more seven-figure purchases this year.

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BUILDING more houses has failed to drive down prices in areas of high demand, startling new figures reveal.

Revealed: Increased house supply fails to halt price spiral as ordinary families squeezed out

June 16, 2018 14:46

BUILDING more houses has failed to drive down prices in areas of high demand, startling new figures reveal.

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THE global media will shine a spotlight on Ireland's housing and homelessness problem when the Pope (below) visits the Capuchin Day Centre in August. The question for Government is how best to put on a brave face and demonstrate to the world that it has a grip on the problem.

The darkest stain on Government's record is that 10,000 are homeless

June 16, 2018 14:46

THE global media will shine a spotlight on Ireland's housing and homelessness problem when the Pope (below) visits the Capuchin Day Centre in August. The question for Government is how best to put on a brave face and demonstrate to the world that it has a grip on the problem.

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THE head of Permanent TSB has insisted to TDs that lenders need to move quickly to sell off mortgages that are in arrears.

Banks need to move quickly to sell off mortgages in arrears – Masding

June 14, 2018 10:49

THE head of Permanent TSB has insisted to TDs that lenders need to move quickly to sell off mortgages that are in arrears.

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THE pace of property price rises has picked up.

Property prices rise at faster pace

June 13, 2018 11:17

THE pace of property price rises has picked up.

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THE average cost of renting has surged past €1,000 a month nationally.

Average cost of renting surges past €1,000 a month nationally

June 12, 2018 16:03

THE average cost of renting has surged past €1,000 a month nationally.

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The scale of the rental trap facing hard-pressed families is revealed in a new report showing that the vast majority of people do not wish to be tenants.

Less than a third of people renting their home do it by choice

June 11, 2018 2:30

The scale of the rental trap facing hard-pressed families is revealed in a new report showing that the vast majority of people do not wish to be tenants.

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As house buyers could need a deposit of almost €60,000 to buy a home, saving up a deposit has become one of the biggest challenges facing young people today. First-time buyers typically need a deposit equivalent to a tenth of the value of their home. The average asking price of a home nationwide is almost €250,000, according to Daft - but that rises to almost €590,000 in south county Dublin.

The dos and don'ts of coming up with the deposit for a home

June 10, 2018 18:00

As house buyers could need a deposit of almost €60,000 to buy a home, saving up a deposit has become one of the biggest challenges facing young people today. First-time buyers typically need a deposit equivalent to a tenth of the value of their home. The average asking price of a home nationwide is almost €250,000, according to Daft - but that rises to almost €590,000 in south county Dublin.

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The cost of housing will keep climbing for the next three years, according to a leading economist.

House prices 'will continue rising for next three years'

June 10, 2018 18:30

The cost of housing will keep climbing for the next three years, according to a leading economist.

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A generation of tracker mortgage holders who were unable to move because of fears of losing the lucrative rates have been handed a fresh lifeline.

Bank breaks 'tracker mortgage trap' by allowing movers keep cheap rates on new homes

June 9, 2018 2:30

A generation of tracker mortgage holders who were unable to move because of fears of losing the lucrative rates have been handed a fresh lifeline.

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They have been referred to as the locked-in generation. These are the people who bought houses during the boom, often purchasing a starter home in the hope of moving to more suitable accommodation to meet the needs of growing families.

Charlie Weston: Freeing up families to move to suitable homes will benefit the housing market

June 9, 2018 2:30

They have been referred to as the locked-in generation. These are the people who bought houses during the boom, often purchasing a starter home in the hope of moving to more suitable accommodation to meet the needs of growing families.

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Property tax is to increase from next year, with Dublin homeowners continuing to pay vastly more than those in rural Ireland despite government commitments to dramatically overhaul the system.

Property tax to rise as price cuts hit €1m homes

June 3, 2018 18:30

Property tax is to increase from next year, with Dublin homeowners continuing to pay vastly more than those in rural Ireland despite government commitments to dramatically overhaul the system.

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Permanent TSB has begun shortlisting bidders for its controversial sale of €2.2bn of residential mortgages, as the State-backed bank sets its sights on selecting a final deal by mid-summer.

Bidders shortlisted for PTSB mortgages sell-off

June 1, 2018 2:30

Permanent TSB has begun shortlisting bidders for its controversial sale of €2.2bn of residential mortgages, as the State-backed bank sets its sights on selecting a final deal by mid-summer.

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Web Summit boss Paddy Cosgrave says that his company is now offering mortgage and rent subsidies to prospective staff due to Dublin housing costs.

Web Summit to offer Dublin staff mortgage supplements as Paddy Cosgrave slams housing costs as 'bad for business'

May 30, 2018 11:35

Web Summit boss Paddy Cosgrave says that his company is now offering mortgage and rent subsidies to prospective staff due to Dublin housing costs.

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