Blog – Observations on Dublin residential in Q3
Low housing stock has continued to be the dominant theme during the third quarter (Q3) and, while the main property portals Daft.ie and Myhome.ie reported just marginal quarterly increases, all agents and reports attested to the price inflation that continues as a result of the shortage of housing for sale.
Blog – Getting ready for the autumn market
The autumn is upon us – in our opinion, one of the strong selling seasons. We have very positive experience of marketing during the last quarter and, against the continuing backdrop of low stock, we anticipate strong prices and fast sales. The season is short however, and presentation, pricing and timing will be key.
BLOG – Observations on Dublin residential in Q2 2017
The construction sector blames government and planning bureaucracy and the public blames landlords who, in turn, blame increasing regulation; the bottom line is a dysfunctional residential property market with a now chronic shortage of housing.
BLOG – The rise and rise of Dublin 8 and its property market
The rise of Dublin 8 was inevitable. For first-time buyers, for buyers trading up, and for buyers in search of interesting renovation projects, the historic neighbourhoods of Dublin 8 offer a winning combination: a diverse housing stock of great interest within close proximity of the city centre
BLOG – Observations on Dublin residential in Q1 2017
The talk in the property market at the end of the first quarter of 2017 (Q1 2017) has been of increasing demand, motivated by increasing employment, rising earnings, Central Bank restriction on lending and the government’s Help to Buy Scheme, chasing decreasing stock
BLOG – Beautiful Portobello is hot property
Named for the eponymous ‘beautiful harbour’ on the Grand Canal, Portobello in Dublin 8 has all the ingredients a twenty-first century city neighbourhood needs: attractive leafy streets; a cultural background of interest
BLOG – Rent predictability and how it works in practice…
The shortage in Dublin of affordable rental properties may in part be addressed when the student accommodation under construction removes a lot of students from the market, while the crisis faced by the government in connection with social housing will be solved when the new supply becomes available.
The Docklands Residential Report January 2017
Despite the geopolitical turbulence and the much-documented low stock of listings that continued to affect buyers and sellers, our clients’ experience was positive in 2016 and particularly so for our Dublin Docklands clients.
BLOG – Dublin 8 and its unique neighbourhoods and potential
We are strong advocates for city living and we observe the growing market for city centre homes. In September we opened a branch in Portobello in Dublin 8 – not far from our Dublin Docklands office
BLOG Observations on Dublin residential in Q3 2016
Against an economy that continues to recover and an increasing population, demand for limited stock has continued to drive sale prices upwards; Myhome.ie and Daft.ie report over 7% annual inflation in asking prices nationally in their third quarter (Q3) property market reports with Daft.ie reporting 5.3% annual inflation in Dublin.