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Dublin: 11 °C Monday 22 December, 2014

#Property

# property - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Ulster Bank is selling a massive €1.7 billion Irish loan book

The bank is hoping to sell its non-performing loans while interest in the Irish market is strong, experts said.

From TheJournal.ie New homes ‘won’t be built fast enough to keep a lid on prices’ Upward Trend

New homes ‘won’t be built fast enough to keep a lid on prices’

We’re seeing a recovery, but it’s not a ‘quality’ recovery.

# property - Sunday 31 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A billionaire is selling this island. The price tag? A mere $75 million Islands In The Stream

A billionaire is selling this island. The price tag? A mere $75 million

A steal at twice the price, we’re sure.

# property - Friday 29 August, 2014

# property - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

€17.75 million for Dublin docklands site adjoining old U2 studio

It’s the 11th high-profile purchase by property investors Hibernia REIT.

# property - Thursday 21 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Renting accommodation in Dublin, accurately summed up in one cartoon Landlord Hell

# property - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Property developer Michael O’Flynn: I can repay €24.9m loans “immediately”

A US investment fund had demanded that that he repay the loans but O’Flynn says they wanted him to default.

# property - Monday 11 August, 2014

Construction might be slow but a flood of new orders means it won’t be for long

Ulster Bank says that new orders are at their highest level for 10 years.

# property - Sunday 10 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should more action be taken to kick-start the property industry? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should more action be taken to kick-start the property industry?

A top developer is calling for a “fast-track plan” so that demand can be met.

# property - Friday 8 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

It’s Friday – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# property - Thursday 7 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Austerity is driving up (some) consumer prices Price Pressure

Austerity is driving up (some) consumer prices

New figures from the CSO show rents, education costs and utility bills climbing despite slow overall price growth.

# property - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Dublin is facing a ‘significant housing shortage’ – ESRI

The think-tank says that the Dublin area will need 86% of the houses built over the next 10 years.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you worried about another property bubble? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about another property bubble?

There have been warnings another one may be on the way – are you worried?

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

It’s Wednesday – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# property - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Nama is selling its first ever retail park portfolio worth a total of €110m

The properties are spread across the country in Dublin, Louth, Westmeath, Carlow, and Tipperary.

From TheJournal.ie There’s enough land zoned for housing to build 500,000 new homes Housing Crisis

There’s enough land zoned for housing to build 500,000 new homes

The Government says that “proper management of all State land is critical”.

# property - Thursday 24 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach on Dublin house prices: “I don’t accept there’s a bubble” Up 25 Per Cent

Taoiseach on Dublin house prices: “I don’t accept there’s a bubble”

House prices in the capital are up almost 25 per cent, compared to this time last year.

House prices in Dublin are up almost 25 per cent in the last 12 months

House prices in the capital are up 24.4 per cent, compared to a year ago,

# property - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Commercial vehicle sales drive higher small business lending at Bank of Ireland Loans

Commercial vehicle sales drive higher small business lending at Bank of Ireland

Lending to SMEs at the bank is up by 7% compared to the first half of last year.

# property - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A 400-acre ‘suburb’ in Cherrywood is now on the market for €220 million Masterplanning

A 400-acre ‘suburb’ in Cherrywood is now on the market for €220 million

The land is “bigger than Hyde Park” and could hold nearly 4,000 homes.

# property - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Lots of people are thinking about getting home extensions this year Home Improvement

Lots of people are thinking about getting home extensions this year

In Dublin, the average cost of extending your home is 15% higher than in rural areas.

# property - Saturday 12 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This Manhattan ‘Sky Loft’ is on the market for $48 million. Want to see inside? Property Porn

# property - Friday 11 July, 2014

# property - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Once the bricks and mortar are in place, let’s encourage communities to develop Community

Opinion: Once the bricks and mortar are in place, let’s encourage communities to develop

‘Building sustainable communities’ may not sound very exciting, but the truth is that strong communities create the foundation for generations to come.

# property - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Bidding opens on the first ever online-only property auction today All Online These Days

Bidding opens on the first ever online-only property auction today

Now you can buy a house on your PC, tablet or smartphone!

# property - Monday 7 July, 2014

Investor confidence in Irish economy hits four-year high

Over 80% of investors are positive on Ireland’s prospects, up from 10% in 2010.

# property - Sunday 6 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Every room is just rotten’: Video shows how pyrite destroyed this woman’s home Condemned This post contains videos

‘Every room is just rotten’: Video shows how pyrite destroyed this woman’s home

Despite the obvious structural damage to the house, Ita Brennan cannot avail of the government’s remediation scheme.

# property - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Council sale of four acres would provide just 22 social housing units Housing Crisis

Council sale of four acres would provide just 22 social housing units

A councillor in south Dublin said the plan would to “nothing to tackle the growing house crisis” in the area.

# property - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Daft report: More houses coming onto market, Dublin prices up by 21 per cent

There were also price rises in Cork and Galway, but decreases in Limerick and Waterford cities.

# property - Monday 30 June, 2014

Asking prices up nationally for first time since peak of property boom

While the property market in the rest of the country is now on the move, there is still a huge gap between Dublin prices and those outside the capital.

And sold for €52mn!: Another Dublin Docklands building has a new owner

The Observatory Building is located between the Samuel Beckett and the Seán O’Casey bridges.

# property - Friday 27 June, 2014

Sold: €5m worth of property and land snapped up in “intensive” Galway auction

Organisers said it displayed “continued confidence” in the Galway property market.

# property - Thursday 26 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know News Wrap

Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Whether you’re taking it handy or working away, here’s all you need to know as you start the day.

From TheJournal.ie Rush for homes as property market “changes dramatically” in Galway Under The Hammer

Rush for homes as property market “changes dramatically” in Galway

An all-day auction is set to take place in Galway on Friday.

# property - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

NAMA redeems €2.5bn in bonds

National Asset Management Agency recently reported profits of €211m.

From TheJournal.ie House, apartment prices up 10.6% nationally in year to May Property

House, apartment prices up 10.6% nationally in year to May

Latest CSO figures show residential property prices rose 22% in Dublin since May 2013.

# property - Monday 23 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Lack of mortgage affordability now rivals the bubble era Mortgage

Opinion: Lack of mortgage affordability now rivals the bubble era

It’s a reality we can no longer ignore – mortgage affordability is little better now than it was at the height of the boom.

# property - Friday 20 June, 2014

NAMA completes largest ever loan transaction at €5.6bn

It consisted mostly of loans secured on assets in Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie The number of houses granted planning permission will probably surprise you Burst Bubble

The number of houses granted planning permission will probably surprise you

The latest CSO figures show a drop of 30.5% in the first three months of the year.