Monthly Archives: August 2013

Huge Dublin property surge sparks frenetic bids

FOUR out of 10 houses sold in Dublin are executor sales following the death of the owner, reflecting an acute shortage of houses for sale that is driving prices up. It means that potential buyers are waiting for homeowners in … Continue reading

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Signs of construction ‘stabilising’

Housebuilding activity increased for the first time in 19 months showing that there are some tentative signs of stabilisation in the construction sector, though at very low levels, according to the Ulster Bank Construction purchasing managers’ index. The index was … Continue reading

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Industrial property take-up continues to rise

The market for industrial- and manufacturing-appropriate property is expected to show a significant recovery this year, particularly in Dublin, following the second consecutive quarter of a decline in vacancy rates. According to leading property agent Savills, the second three months … Continue reading

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Sales of distressed properties are providing healthy returns

NICE work if you can get it. An intriguing little note posted to the stock exchange shows how the specialists who can get big, complex property deals over the line are cleaning up as sales of high-end distressed property increase. … Continue reading

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