Average house price in Ireland now €311,514 – Daft report

According to Daft. ie most recent sales report, housing prices were largely stable between June and September. In the third quarter of this year, the average national listed price was €311,514. That is a 0.1% gain over the second quarter’s average and a 16% decline from the Celtic Tiger peak. The lowest average price was in … Read more

Landlords and auctioneers propose 25% rental income tax

The Irish Property Owners Association (IPOA) and Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers (IPAV) are proposing a new 25% tax rate on all residential rental income to help stem the exit of small landlords from the market. According to the organisations, the tax lost as a result of lowering the current rate from 55% to 25% … Read more

Spacious and stunning end-of-terrace family home for sale in Kilkenny – check out!

28 Berkley Lawn, Thomastown, County Kilkenny, is being available for purchase by DNG Ella Dunphy (Tel: 056 7786000). This beautiful semi-detached family home with 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms is available for sale, and it is a fantastic opportunity to buy a spacious, bright, and tastefully decorated family home. This lovely home has its own … Read more

Ireland announces multibillion-euro plan to fix housing crisis

A multi-billion euro housing strategy is set to be launched by the government on Thursday and will include a detailed breakdown of ‘guaranteed spending plans for the next five years. The plan, which includes a guarantee of 20 billion euros ($24 billion) of state funding over the first five years, is aimed at increasing homebuilding … Read more

Homelessness: Record high 10,568 people in emergency accommodation last month

The number of homeless people in Ireland hit record figures last month, with over 10,500 people accessing emergency accommodation. New figures released by the Department of Housing show that there were 10,568 people in emergency accommodation in July – an increase of 76 on the previous month. This is a slight increase compared to June, … Read more

Short-term accommodation available In Dublin

Accommodation for a short period of time is available from September 15 to December 15. Apartment Ideally located, just a doorstep away from local public transportation, both Dublin Bus, and Dart. The Dart train takes 10 minutes to Dublin, while the bus takes 20 minutes. Accommodation details: One double room either for a single person … Read more

State funding for a new building technology centre totals €5 million

A new construction technology centre has been given €5 million in funding to speed up research and innovation in the industry. The State funding was announced by Tánaiste Leo Varadkar on Wednesday and the funding will be spread over five years. Mr Varadkar said: “The Government is investing billions – substantially above the EU average … Read more

Government’s €400m ‘First Home Scheme’ to help first-time buyers begins operations today

First-time buyers who cannot afford newly built homes or apartments can from today apply for the Government’s €400 million shared equity scheme. The €400m ‘First Home’, a new scheme set up to make it easier for First-Time Buyers to afford a new build home as part of the Government’s Housing for All strategy. To qualify … Read more

House prices report: How much salary you need to buy a house in Ireland?

The cost of owning a home in Ireland is quickly on the rise alongside the cost of the necessities. The latest report found that nationally, housing prices rose 5.3 percent in the second quarter of 2022, 3.4% in Dublin, and 6.1% elsewhere around the country. According to a new report published by property website MyHome, … Read more

House prices in Ireland rise by average of 9.5% in a year

House prices in Ireland have risen by an average of 9.5 percent over the last year, according to a report by a property website. The latest sales report from Daft. ie shows that prices increased 3.8 percent on average between March and June, the largest three-month gain in almost two years. The report also showed … Read more

New data shows measures to increase home ownership are working

The Minister for Housing, Local Government, and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien, has published a progress update on the planning measures he introduced 1 year ago to increase home ownership and restrict the practice of bulk purchasing by institutional investors. It demonstrates that almost 16,000 residential units have been ring-fenced for individual buyers and restricted from bulk buying or … Read more