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Pushing the #BuildingEquality Agenda

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...

Irish Property Review, 4th March

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 my open fire and...

How the Property Grown-Ups Use Facebook

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...

Guide to Social Media for Irish Estate Agents

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...

NewstalkFM:  Dublin’s Rental Crisis

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...

The Future of Housing in Ireland

The Future of Housing in Ireland

~ Originally posted on Prop-Tech.ie Last week our ‘go-to’ co-living guru Ed Burke, together with his innovative team at Sroomm, introduced international housing disruptor Node to Dublin and I was delighted to moderate an interactive chat...

Irish Property Market News & Weekly Updates

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...

Weekly Irish Property News

Weekly Irish Property News

Below is a quick look back at the industry stories from the first week of 2018. For property-related news today, The Sunday Times newspaper is definitely unmissable  for its annual Property Price Guide. Also,  Brenda Power has an interesting commentary piece today...

Sunday Property Round-Up, December 31st

Sunday Property Round-Up, December 31st

If you are taking the time to read this, I imagine that you are already tiring of the holiday excesses and are looking forward to easing yourself back into work next week.  Below are the main stories over the last  seven days and the last of 2017.  As always, please...

Carol Tallon