Monthly Archives: July 2013

Buyers forced back to market after first price rise since 2008

BARGAIN hunters are set to cash in after new figures showed property prices have risen nationally for the first time in more than five years. The surprising surge in prices has prompted hopes that the worst is over for the … Continue reading

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Property market shows signs of life as number of sales rises 6%

There are signs of a rebound in the property market with the number of homes sold in the first half of 2013 up by 6%, although average house prices are continuing to fall. An analysis of filings with the Residential … Continue reading

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Surge in property sales despite end to mortgage relief

MORE houses and apartments are set to be bought and sold this year than last year. New figures from the State’s property regulatory site suggest that this year is already ahead of last year, and is on course for more … Continue reading

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Dublin soars to top of office investment league

Dublin offices are the top performing investment in European property markets – ahead of London’s West End. These are among the findings in a report published by IPD, the investment property databank. After achieving an investment return of 5.2pc in 2012, … Continue reading

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House prices in south Dublin up 12.2%!

Asking prices for houses have risen in Dublin over the past year with south Co Dublin registering a spike, surveys show. Asking prices continued to decline nationally, though at a slower rate than last year, according to reports by property … Continue reading

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