How to avoid having a nightmare before Christmas – The Irish Times

It is easy to get caught up in the madness of crowds. This page found itself in a toy shop exactly a week ago after hearing reports of parents panic-buying toys. Once the on-the-scene reporting was done and dusted, the page found itself panic-buying toys and, before anyone could say, “There are still 81 sleeps

Small numbers apply for rental protections to help safeguard against eviction –

The Government’s new protections for renters whose earnings are affected by Covid-19 will assist only a tiny minority of tenants, new figures suggest. Just 159 people have applied for the scheme that safeguards certain renters against eviction and rent increases until next January. The scheme, which came into effect on August 1, replaced the blanket

Ireland round-up: Irish think-tank argues Covid-19 response requires planning re-set; Dublin bus network redesign shapes up – The Planner

Irish think-tank argues Covid-19 response requires planning re-set Key planning policies encouraging high-density development and urban flats may have to be rethought because of the impact of Covid-19 on the property market, according to a report published by Ireland’s Economic & Social Research Institute. The Planner Dublin bus network redesign shapes up The final version

Cork investment for €5.5m offers significant value-add potential – The Irish Times

Agent Lisney is guiding a price of €5.5 million for a major mixed-use investment with significant asset management potential in Midleton, Co Cork. Located to the west of Main Street and close to the Market Green Shopping Centre, the development is bookended by both an Aldi and a Lidl store (which do not form part

Covid-19 impact leads to falling rents – Irish Examiner

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on rents, with the latest Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) rent index showing they are falling in Dublin and falling or remaining static elsewhere. The index for the second quarter of this year shows that rent levels in Dublin registered 0.0% growth on an annualised basis — the

Average rents continue to rise in Louth in the second quarter of 2020 – Talk of the Town

Average rents in Louth grew by a further 0.8% in the second quarter of 2020 to their highest point on record, the latest figures from the Residential Tenancies Board have revealed Rents have grown from €1,026 in the previous quarter to €1,034. This has contributed to annual growth of 4.1% with the average rent in

Rents fall as Covid-19 crisis grips the country –

Rental costs have fallen as the Covid-19 crisis has gripped the country. ew figures show a slight decrease in rents nationwide and a larger drop in the cost of accommodation in the capital. Monthly rental costs fell nationwide by €7 to €1,226 in the three months to June when compared with the first three months

Rent levels see lowest pace of growth since 2012 – RTB –

Rents fell by 0.6% nationally between the first and second quarters of the year to stand at €1,226 from €1,233, the latest rent index from the Residential Tenancies Board shows.  The RTB said the 1.8% annual growth rate in the national standardised average rent in the second quarter marked the lowest level of increase since 2012,

Good news for tenants! Monasterevin and Kildangan become new Rent Pressure Zones – Leinster Leader

The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien, has welcomed the inclusion of Monasterevin and Kildangan electoral divisions as Rent Pressure Zones (RPZ). A Rent Pressure Zone (RPZ) is a designated area where rents cannot be increased by more than 4% per annum.  Rent Pressure Zones are located in parts of the country where rents are

Coronavirus in Westchester: NY's New Coronavirus Tracking App – Westchester Magazine

Photo courtesy of Regeneron Westchester continues its vigilance to stay healthy. Here’s what you need to know. This story is currently evolving and we will post updates as they become available. The Latest Download the state’s new COVID Alert NY app to quickly get notified by your phone if you have been within Bluetooth range