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Residential property prices up by 2.2% in year to December

Residential property prices up by 2.2% in year to December

Residential property prices for houses and apartments increased by 2.2% nationally in the year to December, according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office. This compares to an increase of 0.2% in the year to November and an increase of 0.3% in the…
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Couple earning average wage cannot afford cheapest new apartments in Dublin

Couple earning average wage cannot afford cheapest new apartments in Dublin

A couple earning average wages still cannot afford even the cheapest new apartments in Dublin, according to a new report from the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland. The Real Cost of New Apartment Delivery Report also found most types of apartments are not economically viable…
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Estate agents struggling to meet demand for property, survey finds

Estate agents struggling to meet demand for property, survey finds

Estate agents say they are struggling to meet demand for property at present, especially from first-time buyers. A survey of 800 agents, carried out by the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland, found that over two thirds predicted property price increases in the year ahead with…
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Guidelines for property viewings updated due to rising level of Covid-19 cases

Guidelines for property viewings updated due to rising level of Covid-19 cases

Updated guidelines regarding property viewings have come into effect from today. The Property Services Regulatory Authority (PSRA), the Institute of Professional Auctioneers & Valuers (IPAV) and the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI) have updated their 'Property Services Providers Guidance to implementing Plan for Living…
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Residential property prices decrease by 0.8% nationally in the year to September

Residential property prices decrease by 0.8% nationally in the year to September

Residential property prices decreased by 0.8% nationally in the year to September, according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO). This compares to a decrease of 0.9% in the year to August and an increase of 1.1% in the twelve months to…
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Housing market showing resilience in the face of Covid-19

Housing market showing resilience in the face of Covid-19

The housing market has not been severely impacted by Covid-19 and has outperformed expectations, according to a new report from Goodbody. Its latest BER Housebuilding Tracker - which it calculates using data from Building Energy Regulation certificates - estimates that 5,500 units were completed in…
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Residential property prices down 0.6% in the year to August

Residential property prices down 0.6% in the year to August

Residential property prices decreased by 0.6% nationally in the year to August, according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO). This compares to a decrease of 0.6% in the year to July and an increase of 1.9% in the twelve months to…
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