Monthly Archives: July 2015

House rent prices in Dublin at highest point in six years

Latest figures from the PRTB show that the average monthly rent of an apartment in Dublin was €1,205 in the first quarter of this year – up from €1,166 in the final quarter of last year. Apartment rents in Dublin … Continue reading

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Property market recovery not indicating slowdown, finds index

The ongoing recovery in the commercial property market shows no signs of slowing down. The JLL Irish Property Index published today indicates that overall returns in the three months up to the end of June rose by 5.2 per cent, … Continue reading

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Homebuyers feel the pinch of new lending rules

For those looking to buy a property in 2015, the process is proving more challenging than it was just six months ago. Following the introduction in February of the Central Bank’s new lending criteria – where buyers need to stump … Continue reading

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Home ownership still remains far out of reach for a generation

A home, however modest, is one of the most fundamental needs of every human being. Yet considerable numbers of individuals and families in Ireland do not have access to this basic need. Almost 90,000 households were in “housing need” in … Continue reading

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