Monthly Archives: December 2015

House prices to rise 5.6% in the year according to Central Bank and the Society of Chartered Surveyors of Ireland

The Central Bank and the Society of Chartered Surveyors of Ireland said that prices are now expected to rise by 5% by the end of September 2016. The survey was conducted in the weeks from late September to the middle … Continue reading

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New mortgage rules have taken ‘froth’ out of property prices

Early evidence suggests that the Central Bank’s new lending restrictions have taken the “froth” out of property prices, an economist with the regulator said on Tuesday, as new figures show a further decline in mortgage lending. Speaking at a Sunday … Continue reading

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Prices paid for property continue to rise, but at a slower pace

They have now risen for almost two-and-a-half years on an annual basis, but are now going up more slowly than last year. Prices were up 1.6pc in October. Economists put the slower pace of rises down to the lending restrictions … Continue reading

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