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#Property

# property - Friday 25 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here is the most depressing Dublin rental ad you’ll ever see Flat Pack

Here is the most depressing Dublin rental ad you’ll ever see

Perfect for any future wizards.

# property - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Thinking of buying? Here’s 11 of the cheapest homes on the market right now €75000 Or Less This post contains images

Thinking of buying? Here’s 11 of the cheapest homes on the market right now

Asking prices are up around 3.5 per cent on this time last year, and the lack of supply’s been pushing up prices in Dublin. But what’s on offer for less than €75,000?

# property - Monday 14 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Going going gone…Ireland’s tallest building has been sold So High In The Sky

Going going gone…Ireland’s tallest building has been sold

The Obel development in Belfast came onto the market at the beginning of March.

# property - Friday 11 April, 2014

Dublin property prices will climb 10 per cent this year

Merrion warns of deflation risk amid housing pickup.

# property - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Bubble? What bubble? Here’s why Noonan isn’t worried by rising property prices Pop

Bubble? What bubble? Here’s why Noonan isn’t worried by rising property prices

The finance minister noted that prices are still 47 per cent lower than their 2007 peak.

# property - Saturday 5 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Feeling like an exile in your own country? It’s normal after travelling … Generation Emigration

Column: Feeling like an exile in your own country? It’s normal after travelling …

Within the space of a year, it seems to me that the country has changed utterly. This may be due to a case of reverse culture shock, writes Niamh Ní Shúilleabháin.

From TheJournal.ie Banking corruption and injustice – the focus of Tom Darcy’s European campaign European Elections

Banking corruption and injustice – the focus of Tom Darcy’s European campaign

The former property developer is running as a candidate in Dublin for Direct Democracy Ireland.

# property - Friday 4 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Airbnb to double its workforce in Dublin – and Bono is delighted Jobswatch

Airbnb to double its workforce in Dublin – and Bono is delighted

The company will create 100 new jobs at its European HQ.

NAMA sells €5.4bn Northern Ireland loan book but won’t disclose sale price

The loan portfolio, codenamed Project Eagle, has been sold to New York based investment firm Cerberus.

# property - Thursday 3 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Over 50s’ income did not fall during the recession – ESRI Standard Of Living

Over 50s’ income did not fall during the recession – ESRI

The think tank say research shows that, although the wealth of over 50s declined, overall income, health and well-being did not.

# property - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

And we think Dublin is bad? This $600,000 house is the cheapest in Vancouver Canada This post contains images

# property - Monday 31 March, 2014

Irish hotels are selling like hotcakes this year

Sales are up 150 per cent in the first three months of this year, compared to the same period in 2013.

# property - Thursday 27 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Political bulls**t’ won’t solve housing crisis: Property expert says government needs to act Evictions

‘Political bulls**t’ won’t solve housing crisis: Property expert says government needs to act

People Before Profit TD Richard Boyd Barrett said that tenants have “absolutely no recourse” if their landlord becomes insolvent.

# property - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

US revenue service decides to treat Bitcoin as property, not currency

Under the new rules, US bitcoin owners will have to pay taxes on the income they gain as bitcoin increases in value.

# property - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Estate agents report “mini-boom” as price increases spread outside Dublin

A survey by the Real Estate Alliance reveals an average rise in prices across the country of 6 per cent.

# 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.