Daft.ie reports jump in available rental properties as result of outbreak – The Irish Times

A jump in the number of rental properties available in the Republic has been linked to the coronavirus. Property website Daft.ie said it had witnessed a marked increase in the number of rental adverts for properties in March. Almost all of the increase is concentrated in Dublin with the city accounting for 303 of the

Covid-19: Rental market sees rise in properties available 'likely due to the collapse in tourism' – Irish Examiner

There has been an increase in the supply of properties available for rent this month due to the coronavirus outbreak. Property website, Daft.ie, has seen a 13% rise in the number of rental properties around the country in March so far. However, they said that almost all of the increase is concentrated in Dublin (303

'It was like flicking a switch': How Covid-19 has hit the property scene – Fora.ie

“IT WAS LIKE flicking a switch” Michael Kinsella, an estate agent at Kinsella Estates, said on Friday as first buyers, but then sellers cancelled viewings from the start of last week.   However, the Wicklow-based company has been using virtual viewings and 3D images to give clients a look, selling three properties using this method since

Disappearing tenants, cancelled sales: estate agents face coronavirus fallout – The Irish Times

Cancelled viewings, cancelled sales and disappearing tenants – estate agents face an uncertain spring season as the coronavirus takes hold. The country’s two largest estate agency firms have closed their branch networks with staff working remotely and many of the properties on their books available to view by virtual tour only. On Monday DNG chief

In review: real estate investment in Ireland – Lexology

An extract from The Real Estate Law Review, 9th Edition Foreign investment There are no direct restrictions on foreign ownership of Irish real estate. On condition that the investor or purchaser is not on a UN or EU sanctions list and all anti-money laundering requirements have been met, non-Irish investors can own property in Ireland.

Investors pile into property as turnover in build-to-rent sector reaches €2.54bn – The Irish Times

Turnover in the build-to-rent sector more than doubled last year to €2.54 billion as institutional investors piled in to the Dublin market in particular. According to commercial property agent Cushman and Wakefield, turnover in 2019 more than doubled compared to the previous year, reaching a record high of €2.54 billion across 51 deals in the

Ireland’s political mess rooted in QE house price fallout – Financial Times

Many people outside Ireland will never have heard of Portlaoise. But this down-at-heel old midlands town — best known these days for its maximum-security prison — is remarkable for two reasons. Last summer it was added to a list, now 39-strong, of property hotspots across Ireland dubbed “rent pressure zones”. These are locations where rents

Rent freeze would trigger ‘decline' in Irish housing supply – Goodbody – The Irish Times

The rent freeze being advocated by some political parties in the general election would negatively affect housing supply, Goodbody Stockbrokers has said. A research note released by the broker suggests that a three-year rent freeze applied to all tenancies would “most likely result in a decline in supply”. The Labour Party and Sinn Féin have

Housing crisis: What the rest of the world can teach Ireland – The Irish Times

“The Housing Fix” is an Irish Times series exploring solutions to Ireland’s housing crisis – arguably the biggest social and economic issue facing the country and its next government – in the run-up to the general election. For more, read Cliff Taylor’s 12-step plan of action, David McWilliams’s economic analysis and our voter’s guide to