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“Politicians Need to Understand How Construction Works”

  Let there be no doubt, this is a pivotal moment for the construction industry in Ireland right now.  After a dysfunctional period of plenty, the global industry imploded and activity across the country came to an abrupt end.  Fast forward just a few years and not […]

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Irish Property Review, 4th March

  Our offices have been closed since Tuesday evening and while I have long been a vocal proponent of remote working, it is less fun with snow drifts higher than 5ft blocking the doors and windows  – on the plus side, I have a new appreciation for […]

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How the Property Grown-Ups Use Facebook

  At least once every week I listen while an estate agent, or builder, or engineer or even the occasional old-school marketer tells me that Facebook is for teenagers. Those people are wrong, it is as simple as that; wrong and out of touch with their prospective buyers […]

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25th March: Weekly Property Market News & Development Updates

Below is a weekly catch-up on the property stories that caught my attention.  As always, please do let me know if I have missed out on any interesting property news by emailing  carol@caroltallon.com. In terms of the broadsheets, The Sunday Business Post is the one to pick […]

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Guide to Social Media for Irish Estate Agents

Recently, an estate agent readying his business to embrace social media asked me for examples of other agencies that are doing it well, so I used the excused to look through the profiles (and that all important ‘engagement’) of our most social property sellers.  Here are just […]

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Digital Transformation of the Property Industry: #Proptech for Estate Agents in Ireland

  As regular readers will know, Tom Courtney of Irish proptech company Property Basecamp organised a #Proptech meet-up last Monday and we were delighted to welcome UK guests James Dearsley of Proptech Consult together with Eddie Holmes and Sammy from the UK Proptech Association.     Nicholas […]

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Irish Property Weekly Update: 4th February

  For an overview of the new homes market in Ireland, the Sunday Independent newspaper is the one to pick up today. Below is a weekly catch-up on the property stories that caught my attention.  As always, please do let me know if I have missed out […]

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Weekly Irish Property Market News & Development Updates

This week, I am challenging industry readers to open their minds and take a few minutes (perhaps over coffee..) and read this opinion from the TED site: Why the actions of cities — not nations — will be the key to our survival on earth:  https://ideas-ted-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/ideas.ted.com/opinion-why-the-actions-of-cities-not-nations-will-be-the-key-to-our-survival-on-earth/amp/   […]

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Irish Property Market News & Weekly Updates

The Sunday Independent newspaper is definitely the one to pick up this week. It carries the 2018 Rich List with details of the 250 wealthiest people in Ireland, or hold an Irish passports.  Unsurprisingly, the consistently rising property prices over the past number of years in Ireland, […]

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The ABC of Modern Leadership

By Carol Tallon, MPRII at PropertyDistrict.ie, Ireland’s only Communications & PR agency working exclusively with members of the planning, construction and property industries. Mentor to the emerging Proptech sector.   “The Art Of Communication Is The Language Of Leadership.” ~  James Humes   Over the holiday break I […]

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