Over half of available rental properties in Dublin aimed at tourists for short-term stays – thejournal.ie

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OVER HALF OF all available rental properties in Dublin are now being listed as short-term lets for tourists.

According to new research from Daft.ie landlords in the capital are increasingly opting to let to tourists rather than to long-term tenants.

Yesterday 53% of homes in the Dublin rental market were not available to long-term tenants.

On 15 May, there were just 1,258 long-term rental properties available in Dublin on Daft.ie.

The property website used an independent data analysis service to pull together available properties from ‘professional listers’ on Airbnb and found there were 1,419 of these homes available to rent short-term.

Any house who advertised with two or more listings was considered a ‘professional lister’.

Two years ago Dublin City Council said Airbnb rentals need specific planning permission for use as short-term lets. The council has also

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