Mortgage affordability being kept under control – Scottish Business News

David Alexander, joint managing director of Apropos by DJ MORTGAGE lending is not in danger of running out of control as affordability is being kept under control according to a leading property management firm.  Apropos by DJ Alexander have analysed the statistics from UK finance and found that despite the value of new lending in the

Dublin’s private rented sector records sales of €1.35bn – The Irish Times

Dublin’s fast-growing private rented sector (PRS) continues to dominate the Irish property investment market, according to a new report from agent Hooke & MacDonald. For the second successive quarter, some 55 per cent of all investment transactions in the capital involved the purchase by institutional investors of both newly-built and existing apartment developments. To put

Housing Minister warned landlord watchdog at ‘significant risk’ of being unable to enforce new rent laws – Extra.ie

The Government’s rental market watchdog is at ‘significant risk’ of not being able to implement new legislation brought in to protect tenants, Extra.ie can reveal. Extra.ie has obtained two letters from the recently departed chair of the Residential Tenancies Board, Caitríona Walsh, to the Minister for Housing pressing structural concerns within the organisation that has

Exclusive: LIV Student Could Face Investigation Over 10% Rent Hikes – The University Times

Luxury student accommodation company LIV Student could face an investigation from the Residential Tenancies Board, amid reports that students living in the complex have been hit with rent increases of more than 10 per cent due to an “administrative incident”. The Residential Tenancies Board is reviewing the case – which saw some students living in

Landlords afraid of property market because of 'difficult' tenants, incoming RTB chairman claims – TheJournal.ie

Tom Dunne appeared before the Oireachtas Housing Committee this morning Image: Houses of the Oireachtas Tom Dunne appeared before the Oireachtas Housing Committee this morning Image: Houses of the Oireachtas THE INCOMING CHAIRMAN of the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) has claimed that a fear of disruptive tenants is causing part-time landlords to sell their properties.

Residential Tenancies Board chair says co-living residents will not be turned away – Independent.ie

Developers of co-living accommodation will not get away with fudging the landlord-tenant relationship, the incoming chair of the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) has warned. om Dunne said while the law underpinning the RTB did not specifically cover co-living, complaints could be taken to it for adjudication. He said the board would not be swayed “where

Fear of difficult tenants driving landlords away – RTB – RTE.ie

The chairman designate of the Residential Tenancies Board has said the fear of difficult tenants is one of the reasons why “accidental” landlords are getting out of the market. Speaking to the Oireachtas Housing Committee, Tom Dunne said some landlords are “vulnerable” and he said they need support. He said many are “accidental” landlords who might

'Rent controls are working': Housing minister believes rate of rising rents will moderate – TheJournal.ie

Eoghan Murphy speaking to the media about details of the housing budget at Government Buildings. Image: Leah Farrell Eoghan Murphy speaking to the media about details of the housing budget at Government Buildings. Image: Leah Farrell HOUSING MINISTER EOGHAN Murphy has said he believes the rate at which rents are rising will moderate in the