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Sunday Property Round-Up, November 12th

(As always, apologies for any typos, it’s difficult to get good help on a Sunday!) If you only have time for one Sunday broadsheet today, I definitely recommend picking up The Sunday times for the most comprehensive construction and property market coverage. It’s the first time in […]

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Sunday Property Round-Up, November 5th

(As always, apologies for any typos, it’s difficult to get good help on a Sunday!)   The horse has bolted so An Taoiseach does the only thing he can do, he shuts the stable door   The only story that counts this week must surely be the […]

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Sunday Property Round-Up, October 29th

Before I get stuck into the latest property news, just a quick note to congratulate the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) and their members on the most visible Safety Week to date. In particular, well done to Collen Construction on their fantastic video series with Baz and his […]

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Sunday Property Round-Up, October 22nd

The broadsheets today are dominated by the aftermath of storm of Ophelia and the ongoing tracker mortgage scandal, which seems to deepen as more stories emerge.  The Sunday Business Post leads  with the headline ‘Tracker scandal: Banks face and junctions over repossession cases’.    Tiny homes, big […]

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Sunday Property Round-Up, October 15th

Budget 2018 (AKA: The weekend after the week before, a national economic hangover…) As expected, the broadsheets are packed with budget analysis and post-mortems. Some of the main criticisms are that the numbers simply don’t add up and that there is an over reliance on potential tax […]

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New-look Nama Tasked with Delivering Housing

Originally published in the Irish Daily Mail #Budget18 Analysis, October 11, 2017 by Carol Tallon, Author of the Irish Property Buyers’ Handbook and the Property Insiders series   Another Budget Day speech, another quango in the making. While the overall housing package for 2018 is €1.83 billion […]

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Sunday Property Round-Up, October 8th

We have a quick round-up today as most of the commentary this week is speculation!  The big pre-budget story in all the broadsheets today is how Paschal Donohoe the finance minister will target large property owners in Tuesday’s budget.   Stephen O’Brien political editor of the Sunday […]

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Sunday Property Round-Up, October 1st

Skills shortage is the next industry crisis to be dealt with When Sean Mulryan speaks, we listen. “Radical new thinking, a sense of urgency, and joined-up thinking are essential in solving the housing crisis.” As founder of the Ballymore Group, he does not speak to the media […]

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Sunday Property Round-Up, September 24th

Before I start today, just a quick mention that Property District has been announced as a corporate finalist (Marketing & Communications) in the V by Very Blog Awards for 2017 and this is simply because so many of you kind folks read it every week so thank […]

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Sunday Property Round-Up, September 17th

Here’s a quick round-up of the industry news you might have missed this week: Sunday Independent   The front page carries the headline ‘Varadkar proposes high-rise at Poolbeg to solve housing crisis’ as opposed to urban sprawl, which is exactly what private planners and developers have been […]

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