Real Estate


Property prices down by 0.6%

Irish Times 26.11.2012
Property prices down by 0.6%

Residential property prices fell in October, bringing an end to a three month upswing in house values. The Residential Property Price Index, published by the Central Statistics Office, shows that residential property prices were 15.1 per cent lower at the end of last month than at the same point in 2011.

Property developer ‘shocked’ at radio interview by Lucinda Creighton, court hears

PROPERTY developer Michael O'Flynn told the High Court today of his shock when he heard a radio interview two years ago in which a Fine Gael TD referred to him when talking about low standards in public life.

Path to purchase does not run smooth

The rise in some home prices and the new property price register have brought a fillip to the market but there are still hurdles for buyers, writes FIONA REDDAN

First-time home buyers told to take €5,000 'deal of a lifetime'

THE Government is warning young couples tempted to buy a house to act now -- or lose out on a €5,000-a-year "offer of a lifetime".

State's property prices fall 12%

Irish Times 26.09.2012
State's property prices fall 12%

Residential property prices throughout Ireland fell by almost 12 per cent over the year to August, but the pace of decline slowed from July, the Central Statistics Office said today.

Is apartment insured after winding-up?

PROPERTY CLINIC: Q I am looking for some advice about a purchase of a property I made two years ago. It is an apartment in a block of three apartments; the other two are unoccupied at the moment and are only partly finished. This is in a mixed estate of apartments and houses where some are occupied and others are unfinished.

Taking ownership of multi-unit living

Owning an apartment comes with a host of responsibilities around managing the property. When owners fail to engage, disaster can result – but there is growing awareness of the need to be hands-on, writes JOANNE HUNT

Ireland Bulldozes Ghost Estate in Life After Real Estate Bubble

Ireland is opting for bulldozers rather than bankers as it starts to clear the legacy of the housing boom whose collapse brought the economy to its knees.

Prospective buyers at tomorrow’s Allsop Space auction should do their research, or repent at leisure

Report gives property market renewed jitters

Nervous investors were even more jittery last week after a report by the US-based short-seller Citron Research said China’s second-biggest property company by sales, Evergrande, was “insolvent”, “fraudulent” and a Ponzi scheme.

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