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Our NEWS section is the most comprehensive publication on the business of property in Ireland, keeping our trade readers fully informed on all developments in the property business and among their competitors.

It gathers together in one place all reports on the market, and goes into much greater detail than does the consumer press on trade issues of interest to estate agents, developers and other property professionals. It summarises property stories from the media, and provides handy links to the full stories. Occasional indepth features and opinion pieces for a fully developed online property magazine. It also acts as a searchable archive of all property matters down the years.

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© The Irish Times 20 Sep '17

Greystones and Drogheda added to list of rent pressure zones

Both areas have witnessed what Mr Murphy described as “exceptional rent increases” in the four of the six previous quarters. Like other rent pressure zones (RPZs), they will now be subject to an a -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 20 Sep '17

Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) Q2 2017 Rent Index

Private sector rents soared by 6.6pc in the year up until June, according to a new report. At the end of June the nationalised average standard rent was €1,017, up €63 compared to €954 year-on- -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 18 Sep '17

Revealed: Why the Government is about to spend €60k studying renters

The Department of Housing is set to spend up to €60,000 studying renters to find out who wants to buy and who is happy to continue renting, Independent.ie has learned. -  Subscribe
© Irish Examiner 13 Sep '17

Deposit caps to help renters in crisis

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy is due to announce a list of reforms to help struggling renters next week, but will discuss the overhauls with his Cabinet colleagues today. Mr Murphy is eager to clo -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 04 Sep '17

'Dublin's rental market is totally crazy... one landlord showed me where he'd be sleeping in the living room'

"For one of the beds I was asked to pay €700 per month and I had to share the small room with three others. "It was totally crazy. "When I got to the sitting room, the landlord, an Irish guy, -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 29 Aug '17

Rent pressure zone landlords ‘imposed illegal price hikes’

Rosalind Carroll, director of the RTB, said the increases in applications reflected the severe pressure felt by tenants in the market, but warned against a rush to introduce new protections. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 24 Aug '17

Rising rents: ‘The search has been shocking and stressful’

I’m happy to see the work that Ronan Lyons is doing, but .. his reports never account for the quality of accommodation being offered or the conditions landlords are setting - I’ve seen landlords a -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 24 Aug '17

Short-term lets that flout planning law will be tackled, says Minister

Mr Murphy said his department is close to agreeing a memorandum of understanding with Airbnb which will ensure the online accommodation service is being used appropriately by homeowners. He said ther -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 24 Aug '17

Rising rents: ‘I feel betrayed. I’ve taken care of their home like it was mine’

“This is truly another banking issue with landlords as the scapegoat. If banks had better mortgage laws it would give people a better opportunity to either own a home or find somewhere to rent.” -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 23 Aug '17

High-end barges to help house students left at sea in the accommodation crisis

A Galway-based letting agency is planning to use high-end barges to accommodate hundreds of students who are unable to find somewhere to live. The housing crisis has prompted Winters Property Manageme -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 22 Aug '17

Rents have reached a new all-time high: Daft.ie 2017 Q2 rental report

DOWNLOAD FULL REPORT HERE >>> Rents in the second quarter of 2017 were 11.8% higher than a year previously, the fifth quarter in a row where rents nationally have increased by at least 10%. -  Subscribe
© Irish Examiner 14 Aug '17

Profits at I-Res REIT rose over 25% to €31m in the six months to the end of June

Chief executive David Ehrlich: “Despite a recent uptick in completions, the most striking feature of the Irish housing market remains a significant mismatch between supply and demand. This situation -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 14 Aug '17

Requests for non-refundable ‘holding deposits’ on rise

Landlords asking prospective tenants to pay non-refundable “holding deposits” in order to secure leases in Dublin is becoming more and more common. -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 11 Aug '17

Renters unable to afford to buy, with property prices expected to continue rising

Of the landlords that took part in last month’s survey on the rental and housing market in Ireland, 70pc said that they had not put up the rent on their properties in the past twelve months. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 10 Aug '17

Rents set to keep rising, State’s biggest private landlord says

Profits at Ires Real Estate Investment Trust (Ires Reit) surged 25 per cent to €33.3 million in the first six months of the year, on the back of higher rents and a jump in the value of its propertie -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 16 Jul '17

High rent Ires apartments in Beacon South Quarter ready and filling up

The company said that all apartments at the Maple will be occupied by August 25th, and the annualised passing rents will be about €1.64 million generating a gross yield of about 8.4 per cent based o -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 14 Jul '17

Tenants paying more than €2,500 monthly face 1% stamp duty bill

Colm Lauder, property analyst with Goodbody Stockbrokers: “In Dublin, families and those sharing accommodation are increasingly being charged rents that now exceed the stamp duty threshold. This mea -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 03 Jul '17

Seven things you're entitled to under the new renting rules

Despite speculation that bedsits could become available once again to alleviate Dublin's housing deficit, the new regulations serve to enforce the 2008 stance on bedsits and -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 22 Jun '17

Cost of rent in Ireland a major factor for returning emigrants

According to the Daft.ie research, based on a survey of 4,000 tenants, the cheapest place in the capital to rent a one-bed apartment is Dublin 22, where it will cost an average €1,079 a month. Sprea -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 20 Jun '17

The worst places in Ireland to invest in property

With an average sale price of €706,741 in April, Dublin 6 – which incorporates Ranelagh, Rathmines and Rathgar – has the country’s lowest rental yield of just 3.6 per cent, followed by Dublin -  Subscribe
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