Monthly Archives: December 2014

Happy Christmas!

We At ABL Surveyors would like to wish all our clients a Happy Christmas and a prosperous New Year and look forward to working with you all again in 2015!

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House prices growing faster than during the boom

The banking watchdog has voiced its concern over steep price rises, which are running at boom-era levels nationally and even faster in Dublin. It also cautioned against the mindset that house prices will keep rising, which could fuel property speculation … Continue reading

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Housing shortages and rising rents result of failure to plan for growing population

One of the costs of the economic crisis was the cloud of pessimism that accompanied it. The Government, many companies and private citizens were so focused on economic survival that little consideration was given to the possibility of an economic … Continue reading

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Soaring house prices and rising rents could damage economy

The National Competitiveness Council (NCC) has also strongly urged the Government to take measures to prevent the return of another damaging property bubble. In its annual report published today, the NCC said the rapid growth in house prices and residential … Continue reading

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People over 40 ‘denied mortgages’ as lenders impose lower maximum age limits

The study found that many lenders have imposed lower maximum age limits because of uncertainty over stricter regulations. Research by a trade body representing lenders found that people aged over 40 seeking a standard 25-year mortgage are finding their options … Continue reading

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Thousands will not be able to buy homes, says report

A range of social classes will “find it difficult if not impossible” to buy their own homes in the future, according to a senior advisory group to Taoiseach Enda Kenny. A report, presented to Mr Kenny by the National Economic and … Continue reading

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