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Property prices up 10.7% year-on-year, according to latest CSO report

Property prices up 10.7% year-on-year, according to latest CSO report

Residential property prices at a national level increased by 10.7% in the year to February. The latest figures from the CSO are on a par with the MyHome.ie Property Report released at the start of April which showed prices were up 10.3% year-on-year. The latest…
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House prices and rental prices set to rise further in 2017, predicts SCSI

House prices and rental prices set to rise further in 2017, predicts SCSI

The cost of buying a home looks set to rise by an average of 7 per cent between now and the end of the year with even higher price increases predicted for Leinster, according to the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI). A survey from…
Landlords
New plans announced to limit how much landlords can increase rents by in designated areas

New plans announced to limit how much landlords can increase rents by in designated areas

Housing Minister Simon Coveney yesterday announced plans to limit how much landlords could increase rents by in designated areas of Dublin and Cork. The strategy sets out a range of measures under the headings of Security, Supply, Standards and Services which will address both immediate…
Building
New Government plan aims to deliver 25,000 affordable homes each year

New Government plan aims to deliver 25,000 affordable homes each year

The government yesterday unveiled part of its plan for dealing with the housing crisis by identifying a number of major urban development sites where affordable homes can be built. Minister for Housing Simon Coveney announced that he was establishing a fast-track planning system to enable…
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Collapse in property prices during crash was worse than first thought, says CSO

Collapse in property prices during crash was worse than first thought, says CSO

The collapse in Irish property prices was more severe than previously estimated while cash buyers pay less for property than other buyers, according to new data from the Central Statistics Office (CSO). The figures, which are based on stamp duty statistics rather than mortgage drawdown data, and…
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