Monthly Archives: September 2014

Rental enquiries in some Dublin areas have increased by 200pc

Over the past two years enquiries for rental properties all over the city have increased by up to 200pc in some hotspots. The latest trends from Daft.ie – Ireland’s leading property website – reveals the South Circular road is the … Continue reading

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Buy-to-let a growing trend at high end of Dublin market

While average house-hunters in Dublin struggle to find suitable properties to buy or rent, at the upper-end of the market properties costing more than €1 million are being snapped up and, curiously, placed on the rental market. On Northbrook Road, … Continue reading

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House price rises needed to ease homes shortage

Dublin house prices are still not high enough to attract new builders, he said, even though July figures from the Central Statistics Office showed a 23pc rise in prices across the county. Mr McDonagh said Dublin house prices still only … Continue reading

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€1bn more is splurged on houses in Dublin

Data gleaned from the property price register shows that home buyers in the capital spent €1.83bn on bricks and mortar in the first six months of 2014, the busiest for sales since the crash landed in 2007. The figure compares … Continue reading

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Prices to keep rising as 16,000 homes are sold in six months

Two separate reports suggest that the recovery in the property market is continuing to gain momentum nationwide. And the lack of supply compared with demand, particularly in the family home market, is continuing to send prices soaring. A study of … Continue reading

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Surge in property prices is ‘at an end’

The surge in property prices is set to “rapidly level off”, according to an expert on housing appointed to advise the Government. Conor Skehan, chairman of the Housing Agency, has also dismissed claims that there is a housing “crisis” but … Continue reading

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Property prices continue to rise amid undersupply

Property prices rose by more than 13% nationally in the year to July and increased by 23.2% in Dublin in the same period. The latest Residential Property Price Index, published by the Central Statistics Office, also showed that while the quicker … Continue reading

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House prices outside Dublin rise at fastest rate in seven years

House prices outside Dublin are now rising at their fastest rate for seven years, suggesting recovery in the market is no longer confined to the capital. The latest official figures show residential property prices outside of Dublin rose by 4.9 … Continue reading

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Dublin house prices rise €8,100 in just one month

First-time buyers, who are already struggling to get on the property ladder, are now seeing their saved deposits nullified by price rises within just a few months. The July increase is almost exactly in line with the 2.8pc hike experienced … Continue reading

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