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Pushing the #BuildingEquality Agenda

    On International Women’s Day 2018, some of the most influential women in the planning, construction and property industries in Ireland came together in Ballsbridge to push the #BuildingEquality agenda.  Minister of State Mary Mitchell O’Connor gave a rousing opening address and her passion was followed […]

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LinkedIn for Irish Property and Construction Businesses

Many businesses are simply unaware of the power of LinkedIn and it is growing all the time.   The platform has increased its user base (rising to 530 million total members) and launched a set of new tools to help boost your business brand message so it’s worth […]

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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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