Monthly Archives: January 2019

Excessive price expectations biggest block to house sales, report says

Home-owners’ “excessive and unrealistic expectations” about the price their properties are worth will be the biggest block to closing sales this year, according to a report published this morning. Research from the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI) says that … Continue reading

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End of the ‘doer-upper’: rising cost of renovations cripples demand for ageing homes

Irish property prices have caught the builders blues with a sudden surge in renovation costs seeing the values of older homes falling relative to other properties. A shortage of builders and a move by many operators into bigger commercial construction … Continue reading

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Office demand to drive commercial property sector to third bumper year

Ireland’s commercial property sector is expected to post another bumper year in 2019, with office space take-up likely to remain strong and build to rent gaining in popularity. According to estate agency CBRE, there remains “active demand” in the office … Continue reading

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