Monthly Archives: April 2018

How to solve the housing crisis

Despite the sharp increase in prices and rents these last few years, housing remains affordable in most parts of the country. Most Irish people with a steady job can afford to rent accommodation and can at least aspire to home … Continue reading

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House prices forecast to rise by 10% in 2018

Despite signs of a slowdown in house price growth, financial services group Friends First is still predicting prices to rise by a further 10 per cent this year. In its latest quarterly outlook, prepared by economist Jim Power, the firm said demand for … Continue reading

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Northside drives €1m-plus house sale growth, while D4 premium sales slow

With sales of residential properties in the €1 million-plus bracket up by 25 per cent in the year, it was interesting to see just where those sales took place according to the latest MyHome.ie figures. Dublin as usual accounts for … Continue reading

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House prices soar in commuter belt but flatline in the capital

HOUSE prices in the outer commuter counties have soared as people priced out of the Dublin market are being pushed farther afield in search of affordable homes. The latest Irish Independent/ Real Estate Alliance Average House Price Index published today … Continue reading

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