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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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February 18th: Irish Property 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 […]

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NewstalkFM: Dublin’s Rental Crisis

I believe that the millennial generation is not rejecting home ownership, they are rejecting the servitude and constraints that traditional housing models and mortgages impose.   Last weekend, former Bank of Ireland chief Richie Boucher told an interviewer that millennials do not aspire to homeownership to the […]

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Irish Property News & Development Updates 11th February

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, for the second week in a row, the Sunday […]

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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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