Monthly Archives: June 2018

Expert warns of another boom and bust in Irish house prices

The current boom in property prices could trigger another housing bubble, even though it is not being fuelled by a boom in credit, a leading housing expert has warned. University College Dublin academic Michelle Norris said a feature of the … Continue reading

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Survey points to rise in new homes

A monthly survey tracking the construction industry showed a sharp rise in house building as the CSO prepares to publish figures this week which may reveal the true picture of the housing crisis facing the State. Along with commercial activity … Continue reading

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OECD raises possibility of ‘another property bubble’ as it warns of overheating in Irish economy

SIGNS of overheating have started to be seen in the Irish economy, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development has warned – and Brexit remains the biggest risk. In its latest biannual economic outlook, the Paris-based agency pointed out that … Continue reading

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