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CSO House Prices – Young People Forced to Miss Normal Financial Milestones

    CSO House Prices – Young People Forced to Miss Normal Financial Milestones

Responding to the CSO Residential Property Price Index for January showing yet further slowing in the rate of house price increases, Brokers Ireland said while the overall slowing is to

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An Overview of the Irish Construction Pipeline

    An Overview of the Irish Construction Pipeline

A traditional barometer of the construction industry environment in Ireland is the number of cranes punctuating the Dublin skyline. “The crane count in Dublin reached a record 123 in March

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BPFI Figures Point to a Growing Lost Generation

    BPFI Figures Point to a Growing Lost Generation

Commenting on the latest Banking and Payments Federation Ireland Housing Market Monitor, Brokers Ireland said it reinforces what is known from several other sources – that major behavioural change is

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National Construction Summit – This Thursday, 14th March 2019 – Citywest Exhibition Centre, Dublin

    National Construction Summit – This Thursday, 14th March 2019 – Citywest Exhibition Centre, Dublin

There is still time left to register to attend the fifth National Construction Summit, which will be held on Thursday, 14th March 2019 at the Citywest Exhibition Centre in Dublin.

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Progress on Tuath’s Social Housing Development in Dundalk

    Progress on Tuath’s Social Housing Development in Dundalk

Dundoogan, Haynestown is a planned 1100 home development, 112 of which Tuath Housing is acquiring for social housing in collaboration with the Department of Housing, Louth County Council and developer,

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Property Market Grows 8% – Almost Half of Homes Bought With Cash

    Property Market Grows 8% – Almost Half of Homes Bought With Cash

The latest quarterly Consumer Market Monitor (CMM), published by the Marketing Institute of Ireland and UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, shows slow but steady growth in Ireland’s residential property

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Housing Construction Activity in Fingal Rose in 2018 With 2,140 Homes Completed

    Housing Construction Activity in Fingal Rose in 2018 With 2,140 Homes Completed

Fingal County Council has welcomed the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office which show that 2,140 homes were completed in the county over the past year, accounting for almost

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Structural Problems Still Haunt Property Market

    Structural Problems Still Haunt Property Market

Commenting on the latest CSO New Dwelling Completions, IPAV, the Institute of Professional Auctioneers & Valuers, said while going in the right direction with a 25% increase on 2017, it

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Cairn Homes in New Joint Development With NAMA

    Cairn Homes in New Joint Development With NAMA

Cairn Homes plc, the leading Irish homebuilding company, has announced the signing of an investment venture agreement with the National Asset Management Agency (NAMA) creating a vehicle aiming to build

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BAM Acquires Stake in Irish Modular Homes Specialist

    BAM Acquires Stake in Irish Modular Homes Specialist

BAM has acquired a stake in leading modular homes provider Modern Homes Ireland (MHI). MHI constructs quality assured steel-framed homes and commercial buildings within a precision-controlled environment, with units being

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CSO House Price Index – Level of New Dwellings Sold is Low

    CSO House Price Index – Level of New Dwellings Sold is Low

Commenting on the CSO Residential Property Price Index for November, IPAV, the Institute of Professional Auctioneers & Valuers, said it is showing an expected trend first identified by IPAV’s own

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Dublin Property Prices to Rise 3.8% in 2019

    Dublin Property Prices to Rise 3.8% in 2019

Dublin estate agents expect property values to rise by an average of 3.8% this year – less than half the increase predicted in 2018, according to the 2019 Sunday Times

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Burkeway Homes Purchases Residential Site in Galway City Centre

    Burkeway Homes Purchases Residential Site in Galway City Centre

Following on from a strong year in 2018, this year will see even more activity for leading Galway property developers, Burkeway Homes. Responding to the housing demands of the Galway

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Avondale Heights Social Housing Development Launched in Wicklow

    Avondale Heights Social Housing Development Launched in Wicklow

20 families have received an early Christmas present of a new home following the official opening of a new social housing development in Rathdrum, County Wicklow. The Avondale Heights development consists

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NSAI Publishes Protocol to Assess Homes Suspected of Being Affected by Mica or Pyrite

    NSAI Publishes Protocol to Assess Homes Suspected of Being Affected by Mica or Pyrite

The National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) has published a standard protocol called I.S. 465. This protocol will be used by engineers, geologists and laboratories to assess, test and categorise

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FastHouse Could Deliver up to 40 New Houses a Month

    FastHouse Could Deliver up to 40 New Houses a Month

A Derry-based construction company says it could deliver 30 to 40 new builds per month to the Irish housing market. FastHouse specialises in rapid house delivery by building timber frame

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Six New Social Housing Units in Mooncoin, County Kilkenny

    Six New Social Housing Units in Mooncoin, County Kilkenny

Propertybridges.com, Ireland’s new peer to peer lender to the Property Development marketplace, is about to launch its first loans on the platform for County Kilkenny. The project consists of a

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Burkeway Homes Granted Planning For 197 Residential Units in Galway

    Burkeway Homes Granted Planning For 197 Residential Units in Galway

One of Ireland’s Leading Property Developers, Burkeway Homes, has been granted planning permission for a new 197-unit residential development. This 18-acre site is situated in the quaint suburban coastal village

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Glenveagh Now Has Landbank With Capacity For 11,634 Residential Units in Ireland

    Glenveagh Now Has Landbank With Capacity For 11,634 Residential Units in Ireland

Glenveagh Properties has completed two infill acquisitions in Dublin and Cork for a combined cost of about €20 million capable of delivering over 265 residential units. Including the latest acquisitions, the

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Major Shift in Irish Housing Construction Needed to Safeguard Future Sustainability of the Sector

    Major Shift in Irish Housing Construction Needed to Safeguard Future Sustainability of the Sector

A major shift in Irish construction practices is urgently required to safeguard the sustainability of the sector into the future, according to Guaranteed Irish, the not-for-profit business membership organisation championing

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Stark and Growing Gap Between Mortgage and Rent

    Stark and Growing Gap Between Mortgage and Rent

Responding to the latest CSO house price figures indicating a continuing slowing in the rate of house price increases, 5.8pc in Dublin in the year to September and 10.8pc in

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Residential Property Prices Rise by 8.2% in the Year to September

    Residential Property Prices Rise by 8.2% in the Year to September

In the year to September, residential property prices at national level increased by 8.2%, according to the CSO. This compares with an increase of 8.9% in the year to August

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70% Believe Irish Government Not Doing a Sufficient Job in Easing the Housing Crisis

    70% Believe Irish Government Not Doing a Sufficient Job in Easing the Housing Crisis

The findings of a nationally representative survey recently conducted by iReach highlight the pessimism of Irish people about the current state of housing and homelessness. The results also demonstrate a

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Opening of €11 Million Social Housing Development in Dublin

    Opening of €11 Million Social Housing Development in Dublin

Oaklee Housing’s newest €11 million turnkey development in Stormanstown House, Dublin, has been officially opened, further reducing the social housing

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Sisk Living Delivers 90 Social Houses in Tallaght

    Sisk Living Delivers 90 Social Houses in Tallaght

Sisk Living, the housing division of construction company John Sisk & Son, has formally handed over a development of 90

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Property Bridges Launches Ireland’s First Peer to Peer Property Loans

    Property Bridges Launches Ireland’s First Peer to Peer Property Loans

PropertyBridges.com – a new Irish owned peer to peer property development company – has opened for business and has launched

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SDCC Agrees Innovative 1000 Home Joint Venture Initiative in Dublin 22

    SDCC Agrees Innovative 1000 Home Joint Venture Initiative in Dublin 22

Following a detailed master planning and competitive tender process, South Dublin County Council has now agreed on the joint venture

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New Phase of SVP Housing Scheme Officially Opened

    New Phase of SVP Housing Scheme Officially Opened

Phase 2 of the Society of St Vincent De Paul (SVP) St Benedict’s Housing Scheme at Estuary Road, Malahide, County Dublin

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New Peer to Peer Business Model Launches For Housing Crisis

    New Peer to Peer Business Model Launches For Housing Crisis

PropertyBridges.com, Ireland’s new ‘peer to peer’ property platform, has officially been launched. The platform will raise money for small developers, small

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Fingal County Council Commences Procurement For Development of Ballymastone Site

    Fingal County Council Commences Procurement For Development of Ballymastone Site

Fingal County Council, as part of its commitment to increasing the supply of private and public housing in the County

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Fingal County Council Prepares to Roll Out €588 Million Capital Programme Over Next Three Years

    Fingal County Council Prepares to Roll Out €588 Million Capital Programme Over Next Three Years

Fingal County Council has approved the drawdown of an €8 million loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) as it

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Majority of Irish People Planning Home Improvement Projects

    Majority of Irish People Planning Home Improvement Projects

Two-thirds (67%) of Irish adults are planning on renovating or redecorating their homes within the next 12 months, according to

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Positive Housing Measures in Budget 2019 But More Required

    Positive Housing Measures in Budget 2019 But More Required

Property Industry Ireland (PII), the Ibec group for businesses working in the property sector, has welcomed the housing measures in

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CIF Welcomes Increases in Infrastructure Investment and Affordability Measures in Housing

    CIF Welcomes Increases in Infrastructure Investment and Affordability Measures in Housing

The CIF has welcomed the €2.3 billion housing package and the 24% increase in capital infrastructure funding announced by the

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Dublin Housing Crisis Restricts Employers’ Ability to Recruit

    Dublin Housing Crisis Restricts Employers’ Ability to Recruit

New research commissioned by specialist regeneration and property developer U+I shows that Dublin’s housing crisis is seriously hampering business’ efforts

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Housing Completions of 18,655 Units Forecast For 2018

    Housing Completions of 18,655 Units Forecast For 2018

Strong growth is likely to persist in the Irish economy through 2018 and 2019. This is indicated by rising private

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Hardware Association Ireland Calls For Imaginative Measures to Tackle Housing Crisis

    Hardware Association Ireland Calls For Imaginative Measures to Tackle Housing Crisis

Hardware Association Ireland (HAI) has called on the Minister for Finance to address the housing crisis in the forthcoming budget

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Government Launches €1.25 Billion Land Development Agency to Build 150,000 New Homes

    Government Launches €1.25 Billion Land Development Agency to Build 150,000 New Homes

The Government has launched the Land Development Agency to build 150,000 new homes over the next 20 years, the next

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Glenveagh Properties is Ahead of Schedule

    Glenveagh Properties is Ahead of Schedule

Glenveagh Properties, a leading Irish homebuilder listed on Euronext Dublin and the London Stock Exchange, has reported revenue of €1.3

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€3.7 Million Drawn Down as Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan Proves Popular in Fingal

    €3.7 Million Drawn Down as Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan Proves Popular in Fingal

Fingal County Council has received the highest amount of applications among the 31 Local Authorities for the Rebuilding Ireland Home

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CSO House Price Index – Rising Prices in Rural Areas But Brexit Effect is Stark For Border Area

    CSO House Price Index – Rising Prices in Rural Areas But Brexit Effect is Stark For Border Area

Responding to the latest CSO house price figures indicating an accelerating rate of increase in prices outside of Dublin 15.2pc

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CIF Budget Submission For the Delivery of Essential Housing and Infrastructure

    CIF Budget Submission For the Delivery of Essential Housing and Infrastructure

According to the Construction Industry Federation (CIF), the forthcoming Budget is an opportunity to remove a number of blockages in

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Northern Ireland Housing Market Continues to Perform Strongly

    Northern Ireland Housing Market Continues to Perform Strongly

The latest Quarterly House Price Index report from Ulster University reveals a relatively healthy housing market with strong but sustainable

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Call For Reduction in Stamp Duty For First-time Buyers

    Call For Reduction in Stamp Duty For First-time Buyers

A call for stamp duty to revert to 2pc to enable more aspiring first-time buyers acquire once off sites to

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Glenveagh Properties Acquires Substantial Site at Tyrrelstown, Dublin

    Glenveagh Properties Acquires Substantial Site at Tyrrelstown, Dublin

Glenveagh Properties has announced a further substantial land acquisition in the Greater Dublin Area (GDA) capable of delivering over 1,250

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Residential Property Prices Rise by 12.4% in the Year to May

    Residential Property Prices Rise by 12.4% in the Year to May

In the year to May, residential property prices at national level increased by 12.4%, according to the CSO. This compares

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Plans to Upgrade Ireland’s 1 Million Energy Inefficient Homes

    Plans to Upgrade Ireland’s 1 Million Energy Inefficient Homes

Over 200 building professionals, including architects, specifiers, builders, plumbers, engineers and researchers, gathered at SEAI’s second Annual Deep Retrofit Conference

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Dublin’s First Major Cost Rental Development

    Dublin’s First Major Cost Rental Development

A Dublin City Council-owned site at Emmet Road in Inchicore, has been selected as the location for Dublin’s first major

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Home For Life is a New Participant in the Mortgage to Rent Scheme

    Home For Life is a New Participant in the Mortgage to Rent Scheme

The Government has welcomed Home For Life Ltd as a new participant in the Mortgage to Rent [MTR] scheme, where

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The First Phase of the Regeneration of O’Devaney Gardens Gets Underway

    The First Phase of the Regeneration of O’Devaney Gardens Gets Underway

Eoghan Murphy TD, Minister for Housing, Planning & Local Government; Paschal Donohoe TD, Minister for Finance, Public Expenditure & Reform;

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Ibec Warns of Skills Shortages in Construction Sector

    Ibec Warns of Skills Shortages in Construction Sector

Although the latest CSO figures indicate that employment is up 2.9% annually in the first quarter of 2018, Property Industry

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Major New Report on Housing Outlines Policy Actions to Boost Affordability and Supply

    Major New Report on Housing Outlines Policy Actions to Boost Affordability and Supply

Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, has launched a new national campaign – Better Lives, Better Business championing new policies across

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Residential Property Prices Rise by 13.0% in Year to April

    Residential Property Prices Rise by 13.0% in Year to April

In the year to April, residential property prices at national level increased by 13.0%, according to the latest CSO figures.

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Unique Programme to Demonstrate Future Housing Options For the Smart Ageing Population (60+)

    Unique Programme to Demonstrate Future Housing Options For the Smart Ageing Population (60+)

A unique programme to demonstrate future options for housing the Smart Ageing population (60+) is to start this year. The

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Housing Market Failing Younger Generations, Says First Woman President of IPAV

    Housing Market Failing Younger Generations, Says First Woman President of IPAV

The current housing market is failing our younger generations, according to Ella Dunphy (pictured) of DNG, who recently became the

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Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Delivers Social Housing Under Rebuilding Ireland Programme

    Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Delivers Social Housing Under Rebuilding Ireland Programme

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has delivered a further 12 homes as part of its housing delivery target of 1,563 social

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Cairn Homes to Introduce Duplex Homes to Parkside Development

    Cairn Homes to Introduce Duplex Homes to Parkside Development

Since its launch in 2015, Parkside located on the Malahide Road, has established itself as one of the most attractive

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Hardware Sector Set For Strong Growth as Economy Expands and Housebuilding Recovers

    Hardware Sector Set For Strong Growth as Economy Expands and Housebuilding Recovers

Ireland’s robust economic performance coupled with the ongoing recovery in the housebuilding sector are driving strong growth in the hardware

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