Monthly Archives: January 2014

Irish commercial property values hit seven-year high

RETURNS on Irish commercial property reached a seven-year high last year as a recovery that “remains in its infancy” spread to retail and industrial sectors, according to a new report. Property values rose by 3.2pc for the year – the first … Continue reading

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Half of all homes purchased paid for in cash!

Read the full story in the Irish Examiner. If it’s a Structural Survey report (Building Survey, House Survey, Home Survey, Property Survey) Condition Survey, Commercial Survey or Land Survey, ABL Surveyors are a firm of Chartered Building Surveyors who will provide a … Continue reading

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Nationwide house price rise as sale averages at €181,000

PROPERTY prices outside Dublin are finally showing signs of stabilising, experts said. They were reacting to figures indicating that prices in places outside the capital rose in four of the past six months. The latest Central Statistics Officedata indicates that the … Continue reading

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Dublin is tops for property – Euro poll

DUBLIN city has topped a European-wide poll as the most attractive city to invest in property, with industry experts predicting huge developments in the sector. The news comes in the midst of a major housing shortage in the capital, with … Continue reading

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The Punt: Not enough new homes on the market

A whopping 130,000 homes need to come on to the market in the short term in order to satisfy current housing needs, the new president of the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) — Robin Mandal — has … Continue reading

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Survey shows construction activity rose strongly in December

Activity in the Irish construction sector rose again in December as new orders increased sharply, a new survey showed. The Ulster Bank construction purchasing managers’ index, a seasonally-adjusted index designed to track changes in building activity, stood at 58.3 last … Continue reading

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Optimism over rise in Dublin house price

The Dublin property market has “turned a corner”, but prices outside the capital have not yet bottomed out and the divergence is widening, according to the latest Property Barometer from website MyHome.ie. The study finds that there is now a 28 per cent … Continue reading

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Seven-year property plan would transform economy

Ten years since the madness began in 2004, now is a good time to take stock — and action. SO HERE it is, 2014 is upon us and an economic recovery is in full swing. Or is it? As one minister … Continue reading

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SCSI launches Home Renovation Guide

The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI) has launched its ‘Home Renovation Incentive (HRI) Guide’ which was developed by the Quantity Surveying, Building Surveying and Project Management Professional Groups of the SCSI to provide homeowners with a comprehensive suite of … Continue reading

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Housing shortage: Just 3,000 properties for sale in Dublin at present

This is despite the fact that Dublin clearly dominates the property market — over a third of all transactions in the first nine months of 2013 concerned Dublin, new research has found. And the divide between Dublin house prices and … Continue reading

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