Monthly Archives: January 2017

Dublin 7 sees property uplift as Luas approaches

Living near a rail line adds to the value of a property. By how much is difficult to quantify, but a 10 per cent premium is not unreasonable. The imminent opening of new red line Luas stops later this year … Continue reading

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Housing completions may be nearly half official figure

Official estimates for the number of new homes being built each year in Ireland are entirely unreliable and may be overestimating the level of supply by nearly 50 per cent, a leading housing expert has warned. Dublin architect Mel Reynolds … Continue reading

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Thinking of buying a new house in 2017? Here’s what’s out there

On the basis that affordability and availability of new homes are the key drivers for buyers, new policy measures to stimulate both these requirements are aimed at getting the market moving again. Good news for buyers and developers then? A … Continue reading

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