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# property - Thursday 3 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Household savings primarily being used to pay down debt Money

Household savings primarily being used to pay down debt

Household repayment of loans amounted to €7.3 billion last year.

# property - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Dublin house prices rise but supply, not bubble, the key worry says economist

Prices in Dublin were up by 7.7 per cent on last year but prices dropped in every other county in the state according to Daft.ie

# property - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Troika told that Ireland will speed up repossession processes

The latest MOU between the Irish government and the Troika shows that steps have been taken to ensure that when repossession is merited, the procedures will be “timely and accurate”.

NAMA expects to hire up to 220 staff to deal with loans from IBRC’s liquidation

CEO Brendan McDonagh told the Oireachtas public accounts committee that taking on loans from IBRC represents “a major challenge for NAMA”.

# property - Saturday 21 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie NAMA to invest a minimum of €2 billion in Irish property market Property

NAMA to invest a minimum of €2 billion in Irish property market

Chairman Frank Daly said that €13 billion had been generated in revenue from rents and from disposals of assets and properties since NAMA’s establishment

# property - Thursday 19 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Concern about NAMA handing over properties it can’t sell for social housing Social Housing

Concern about NAMA handing over properties it can’t sell for social housing

Focus Ireland has said that there is a feeling that NAMA tries to sell off property and if they can’t, it is then proposed as social housing, though many of the agency’s properties are not suitable.

# property - Monday 16 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Investors feeling less confident about Irish economy Market Sentiment

Investors feeling less confident about Irish economy

Confidence in the Irish property market is on the rise, but the budget has Irish investors less confident about their own future.

# property - Thursday 12 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge 8 things anyone who has lived in a Celtic Tiger apartment will understand 1990s Living

# property - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: ‘I don’t have any objection to meeting the Priory Hall residents’ Priory Hall

Taoiseach: ‘I don’t have any objection to meeting the Priory Hall residents’

Kenny was speaking at a press conference to launch Fine Gael’s referenda campaigns today when he was asked about the situation at the uninhabitable apartment complex in north Dublin.

# property - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Building housing Avoca up for sale for €6 million

The building costs Avoca €430k to rent a year, and they have a 25-year lease.

# property - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘Pop up’ projects are creative and positive – but can mask deeper social problems Opinion

Column: ‘Pop up’ projects are creative and positive – but can mask deeper social problems

The ‘pop-up’ phenomenon has become popular in cities with vacant spaces in recent years – but, as positive as these projects are, local authorities are using them to paper-over their failure to fix to chronic urban problems, write Mick Byrne and Patrick Bresnihan.

# property - Friday 30 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Runaway solicitor Michael Lynn arrested in Brazil Fugitive

Runaway solicitor Michael Lynn arrested in Brazil

A warrant for his arrest was issued five years ago after the solicitor fled the country, leaving behind debts of over €80 million.

# property - Sunday 25 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Priory Hall residents watch their homes ‘deteriorate beyond repair’ Boom And Bust

Priory Hall residents watch their homes ‘deteriorate beyond repair’

Almost two years since they were evacuated over fire concerns, Priory Hall residents remain uncertain about their future.

# property - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge 11 things that make flat-hunting a living hell On The Market

11 things that make flat-hunting a living hell

WHY does it have to be so hard? WHYYYYY?

Dublin driving continued growth of property prices

House prices across Ireland rose by 2.3 per cent over the last year with Dublin achieving growth levels of 8 per cent.

# property - Monday 12 August, 2013

Dublin City Council to return €7 million to developers

The refund covers levies paid for infrastructural work that never commenced.

# property - Saturday 3 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Getting a broken key out of a lock and other DIY annoyances How To

Getting a broken key out of a lock and other DIY annoyances

Video ‘how to’ guides that you might find helpful…

# property - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Rezoning, holidaying with Redmond and a secret map: Mahon’s verdict on developer Jim Kennedy Mahon

Rezoning, holidaying with Redmond and a secret map: Mahon’s verdict on developer Jim Kennedy

The businessman was at the centre of the recent corruption trial which collapsed when witness Frank Dunlop fell ill. Today, Mahon has had its say on his involvement with lands in Carrickmines.

From TheJournal.ie Mahon Tribunal timeline: From whistleblower to digouts Mahon

Mahon Tribunal timeline: From whistleblower to digouts

Here’s everything you need to know to get to grips with the planning and permission tribunal of inquiry, which published its final chapter this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Over 43,000 homeowners in arrears could have properties repossessed Housing

Over 43,000 homeowners in arrears could have properties repossessed

The property owners are at risk of legal action once banks’ ability to seek repossession is restored following the passing of new legislation, a new report states.

From TheJournal.ie Bruton: John Perry’s conduct is exemplary John Perry

Bruton: John Perry’s conduct is exemplary

While the Minister would not comment on Perry’s court case, he said that there are “clear codes for what ministers can and can’t do”.

# property - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Permanent TSB tells customer in arrears of €200 to sell her house

The woman’s case was reviewed recently as she has been on an interest-only payment plan for around three years.

# property - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Bank of Ireland launches another €2 billion fund for first time buyers

The bank said that the fund is being rolled out in response to existing and anticipated demand for mortgages.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Kevin McGeever charged in court with wasting garda time Kidnap

Photos: Kevin McGeever charged in court with wasting garda time

MCGeever appeared in court in Roscommon today to face charges in relation to his alleged kidnapping.

From TheJournal.ie Valentia Island site of first transatlantic message up for sale Landscape

Valentia Island site of first transatlantic message up for sale

“The Telegraph Field” with picturesque views of Foilhommerum Bay and the Skellig rocks is available under a guide price of €160,000 with ruins of the 150-year-old cable house still remaining.

# property - Thursday 11 July, 2013

House prices in the EU continue to plummet

In Ireland, prices fell 3 per cent nationally in the first three months of this year.

# property - Monday 1 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Poll: What do you think about house prices rising? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: What do you think about house prices rising?

Asking prices for homes in parts of Dublin have risen by up to 12 per cent over the past year – but is this a good thing?

# property - Thursday 27 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Nearly one in eight commercial properties in Ireland is unoccupied Commercial Breakdown

Nearly one in eight commercial properties in Ireland is unoccupied

Limerick City has the country’s highest rate of vacant commercial units at 17.2 per cent.

# property - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Back for good? Irish lenders promoting 90 per cent mortgages

KBC Bank is now actively seeking candidates for 90 per cent loans, but did you know other lenders are making similar offers?

Property sector accounts for almost half of outstanding business loans

Lending to both small and large businesses in this sector continued to fall over the the last year.

# property - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin’s bill to repeal the local property tax rejected Tax

Sinn Féin’s bill to repeal the local property tax rejected

Speaking ahead of the vote this evening, the party’s Brian Stanley vowed to “continue to campaign against [the tax] at every opportunity” if it was not accepted.

# property - Friday 7 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: A meaningful housing policy would deal with defaulting landlords and at-risk tenants Opinion

Column: A meaningful housing policy would deal with defaulting landlords and at-risk tenants

The rental market in Ireland is largely an amateur business led by small landlords – but, now, with many property-owners in arrears, tenants face an uncertain future, write Lorcan Sirr and Tom Dunne.

# property - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Property prices still falling, amid some signs of recovery Housing Index

Property prices still falling, amid some signs of recovery

The latest CSO stats show a year-on-year decrease, but figures for April alone show a slight rise.

# property - Monday 3 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Irish overseas property firm announces 25 new jobs Jobs

Irish overseas property firm announces 25 new jobs

An property firm specialising in Irish-owned overseas sales has announced the creation of 25 new jobs over the next two years.

# property - Friday 31 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Did you register to pay the property tax? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Did you register to pay the property tax?

The deadline has come and gone but did you register to pay the new tax?

# property - Saturday 18 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Houses in California are slowly sinking into the ground That Sinking Feeling

Houses in California are slowly sinking into the ground

Residents are questioning if the land is haunted and have considered asking local Native American tribes if the hilltop was an ancient graveyard.

# property - Thursday 16 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Tenants shouldn’t pay the price for landlords struggling with mortgage repayments Opinion

Column: Tenants shouldn’t pay the price for landlords struggling with mortgage repayments

There’s a crisis in the buy-to-let sector due to landlords falling into mortgage arrears and innocent tenants are getting caught in the chaos. Receivers have to realise people renting properties are not commodities, writes Bod Jordan.

# property - Monday 13 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council: We’ve acted in the best interests of Priory Hall residents Priory Hall

Dublin City Council: We’ve acted in the best interests of Priory Hall residents

The council has re-released a statement issued last week in response to criticism of its handling of the situation which has seen hundreds of former Priory Hall residents living in temporary accommodation since 2011.

# property - Monday 6 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Ever wanted your own private island? For €22 million, this could be yours Property Porn This post contains images

# property - Saturday 4 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what you needed to know about the property tax Property Tax

Here’s what you needed to know about the property tax

With the deadlines approaching, we asked for your questions about the property tax and here they are answered…