Property prices far exceeding the asking price as people look to move to Lovely Leitrim – Leitrim Observer

The property market is an ever changing sector, continuously going through many ups and downs. We have gone from the halcyon days of the Celtic Tiger to the fallout resulting in ghost estates to the present time where prices are far exceeding their asking price but with very limited supply.The last year however, with the

How New Zealand's much-admired Covid-19 response helped fuel a housing crisis –

For many, life in New Zealand’s capital Wellington is largely back to normal. Its windswept streets are crowded with maskless shoppers and office workers, bars are packed and the economy is humming along. In the distinctive “Beehive” parliament building, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her government have garnered lavish global praise for controlling the Covid-19

Killultagh Holdings: Losses rise to £25m for leading Northern Ireland property firm – Belfast Telegraph

One of Northern Ireland’s biggest property companies has reported a £25m loss for the year to the end of March 2020. osses at Killultagh Holdings – which owns assets including east Belfast’s Connswater Shopping Centre & Retail Park and Hillview Retail Park in the north of the city – rose from £18m the year before.

The health of housing – Investors' Chronicle – Investors Chronicle

On the face of it, the UK’s housing market has become entirely dislocated from the reality of the economic situation the country finds itself in. In a year when gross domestic product suffered its largest contraction in more than 300 years, house prices accelerated to notch up the highest annual growth rate in over six

'Uplift in price inflation, as lockdown impedes supply of houses for sale' – Galway Advertiser

Sherry FitzGerald, Ireland’s largest estate agent, has reported that the current protracted period of lockdown has negatively impacted the stock of properties available for sale throughout the country, thereby placing upward pressure on prices during the opening quarter of the year. The average value of second-hand homes in Ireland increased by 1.5 per cent in

Derelict Sites: Heritage buildings are key to reviving our cities – Irish Examiner

Dublin’s iconic Iveagh Markets in the Liberties are a bustling commercial hub once again after decades of lying closed and derelict. The Capital’s Royal City of Dublin Hospital thrives as a south inner-city social housing project. Families pass each other up and down the stone-stepped cascade stairway to the street from the once boarded up

House prices continue to rise but inflation rate slows – Irish Examiner

House prices have continued to grow over the past 12 months, with the national annual asking price now 4.2% higher than during the same period last year, a new report shows. However, the latest quarterly report by housing website has found the rate of price inflation is beginning to moderate, declining from the 6%

New Beginning secures over €200m for new housing fund – The Irish Times

Investment firm RoundShield Partners has received commitments of more than €200 million in a first close of a new Irish residential real estate fund with debt advisory group New Beginning. The fund is to invest in purpose-built and energy-efficient properties, RoundShield said. New Beginning, which is led by barrister and debt adviser Ross Maguire, first

Buy-to-let property figures take a fall – Fermanagh Herald

THE Fermanagh and Omagh area has bucked the trend evident elsewhere in Northern Ireland where there has been a 29% increase in the number of buy-to-let properties purchased in 2020 compared to the year previous.In Fermanagh and Omagh there has been a four percent decrease in the number of buy-to-let properties purchased this year.The figures

'I did feel guilty leaving during a pandemic … I did worry about what people would think' – Bray People

The dramatic increase in jobs that can be done remotely since the start of the pandemic has created a trend in so-called “digital nomads”, a term used to describe tech workers who relocate from expensive cities like Dublin, London or San Francisco to cheaper places, often with lifestyle benefits, to work remotely. yero, one of