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# property - Monday 24 March, 2014

Eight out of ten investors positive on Ireland’s prospects

Driven on by better economic news, investors have a bigger appetite for risk.

# property - Saturday 22 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge This Dublin house for sale looks like quite the bargain… Hubble Bubble

# property - Friday 21 March, 2014

Do you know how much you paid for your house? Total Recall This post contains a poll

Do you know how much you paid for your house?

New research from the Central Bank shows that Irish people don’t remember how much they paid for their house.

# property - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Revenue is receiving €1.5m a day in Property Tax payments Deadline

Revenue is receiving €1.5m a day in Property Tax payments

This is double the €700,000 paid per day at the start of last week.

# property - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Plan to convert Loreto Abbey back into school “incredibly ambitious” say property managers

The disused building — where Mother Teresa studied English — was purchased by the Department of Education this week from NAMA.

# property - Friday 7 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The State still puts banking needs ahead of people’s rights – FLAC Soft Touch

The State still puts banking needs ahead of people’s rights – FLAC

The Free Legal Advice Centres says boom time soft-touch regulation “persists to this day”

# property - Sunday 2 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: On this day in the year 2020 – the Irish housing crisis Opinion

Column: On this day in the year 2020 – the Irish housing crisis

From an imagined post-2020 perspective, barrister and co-founder of New Beginning Vincent P Martin, considers how our current housing crisis might play out in the near future.

Damien Kiberd: Government policy on housing is a massive muddle

When the economy collapsed the banks got top priority. Building workers and people who need social housing were far down the pecking order. Now they’re telling us a miracle is on the way…

# property - Saturday 1 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Legal action against real estate agents who faked being in love to sell houses Love At First Sale

Legal action against real estate agents who faked being in love to sell houses

This type of alleged deception is becoming more common, according to a consumer information centre in Japan.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Fears surrounding the IBRC mortgage book are overhyped Property

Column: Fears surrounding the IBRC mortgage book are overhyped

Some IBRC mortgage holders have concerns about about being left without protection if the Government proceeds with the sale of their loans abroad – but they shouldn’t be, writes Karl Deeter.

# property - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: The housing market is a mess, so we must decide – will we be charitable or fair? Mortgages

Column: The housing market is a mess, so we must decide – will we be charitable or fair?

Incumbent property owners receive special privileges in Ireland – meaning some mortgagors will walk out of this crisis with the same assets they walked into it with, despite not paying for them, writes Karl Deeter.

# property - Sunday 23 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Does Ireland pay too much attention to property prices? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Does Ireland pay too much attention to property prices?

Whether in boom or bust times, does Ireland place too heavy an emphasis on the lay of the land in property?

# property - Friday 21 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Our economic crisis, and the misery is has caused, is rooted in the property market Opinion

Column: Our economic crisis, and the misery is has caused, is rooted in the property market

The denial of the right to a home leads to homelessness – but is also leads to a society with massive mortgage arrears, rocketing rents, and families living in fear of eviction, writes Sr Stanislaus Kennedy.

# property - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why are we still in denial about Ireland’s housing crisis? Crash And Burn

Column: Why are we still in denial about Ireland’s housing crisis?

Our boom-time housing policy has transformed the need for housing as a social necessity into an asset of speculation for financial institutions, writes Cillian Doyle.

# property - Saturday 15 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Want to see inside a $20 million Fifth Avenue Apartment? Property Porn This post contains images

# property - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Apartments evacuated due to storm damage Ashtown

Apartments evacuated due to storm damage

Meanwhile, the National Coordination Group has said we can expect high winds, ice and rain over the next few days.

# property - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge 6 signs you need your own space Sponsored By Kbc

6 signs you need your own space

It’s not you. It’s me.

# property - Sunday 9 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Ireland’s residential rental market needs a massive shake-up Opinion

Column: Ireland’s residential rental market needs a massive shake-up

Pension funds investing in residential property could make a significant contribution to supplying a constrained market with much needed accommodation, write Lorcan Sirr and Tom Dunne.

# property - Friday 7 February, 2014

Another property auction, this ‘Shebeen’ is probably the weirdest lot yet

The Shebeen Bar on Carrick On Suir up for grabs for just €10,000 with a total of 190 lots on sale.

# property - Friday 31 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: The private rented sector is heating up dramatically – yet fails to meet basic needs Hang Your Hat

Column: The private rented sector is heating up dramatically – yet fails to meet basic needs

Rent are rising but our pay packets aren’t. Why? Because our housing strategy is based almost exclusively on debt-fuelled private home ownership, writes Mick Byrne.

# property - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

House-sitters bunk down in hotels, pubs and convents to keep vandals at bay

A company based in Dublin is offering owners of vacant properties a security solution with a bit of a difference.

# property - Thursday 23 January, 2014

This chart shows just how much Dublin property prices drive up the average

Prices in Dublin might be up 15.7 per cent since last year but national prices, excluding the capital, are down 0.4 per cent.

# property - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

House prices in the euro area are still on the rise

Countries like Slovenia and Denmark, however, are not faring well.

# property - Friday 17 January, 2014

Dublin seen as hot property in Europe’s real estate market

A report puts the capital as the second biggest property investment market in Europe for 2014.

# property - Thursday 16 January, 2014

NAMA drops 80:20 home buyer scheme citing improving market conditions

Under the 80:20 deferred payment initiative, buyers pay 80 per cent of the value up front with a valuation then carried out after five years.

# property - Monday 13 January, 2014

Home-building at fastest rate in nine years as industry ‘turns corner’

A survey by Ulster Bank found rising activity has prompted firms to expand their staffing levels.

# property - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Relics of the boom: What now for the banking sector’s landmark real estate sites?

Some are becoming coffee house, others high-street fashion retailers…

# property - Saturday 11 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Niall Mellon: ‘I was left penniless with €1 and my young family’ NAMA

Niall Mellon: ‘I was left penniless with €1 and my young family’

In a radio interview today, Niall Mellon spoke about being found guilty of breach of the peace and his public drunkenness conviction.

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: Why does government make it safer to invest in houses than jobs? Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Why does government make it safer to invest in houses than jobs?

Capital Gains Tax is a good way of making the rich pay their taxes – but it isn’t only the rich that invest into start-ups. This tax should be treated completely differently for job creation initiatives.

# property - Friday 10 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge House for sale in England – with the dead owners buried in the back garden All Mod Cons

# property - Thursday 9 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Almost 50,000 mortgages have now been restructured Property Crash

Almost 50,000 mortgages have now been restructured

The Department of Finance’s latest figures shows the number of accounts in arrears has fallen since October last year.

# property - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Bus set on fire outside Quinn Group property Investigation

Bus set on fire outside Quinn Group property

Gardaí are carrying out a technical examination of the scene today.

# property - Monday 6 January, 2014

Google and Blackstone to buy four buildings from NAMA’s ‘Platinum Portfolio’ Property This post contains images
From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your day.

Rise in Dublin house prices masks fall in every other part of the country

The 2013 house price report from property website Daft.ie shows more evidence of Ireland’s two-tier housing market.

# property - Saturday 4 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: Calls for rent controls are blatantly stupid Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Calls for rent controls are blatantly stupid

Proposing a simplistic solution to arbitrarily attempt to solve one facet of Ireland’s housing problem is just bad policymaking, writes Aaron McKenna.

# property - Friday 3 January, 2014

NAMA has raised €16.5 billion since 2010

The bad bank raised €5.8 billion of that figure in 2013.

# property - Thursday 2 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie These unusual homes have secret tunnels, moats and castle towers Dream Home
From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should more high-rise properties be built in Dublin to address the supply problem? Your Say This post contains a poll

Mind the gap: Dublin house prices almost a third higher than the rest of the country

Supply concerns in the capital are driving price increase with the average asking price now €241,000.