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RTB annual report shows increasing demand for its services

RTB annual report shows increasing demand for its services

RTB annual report shows increasing demand for its services.

There was a significant increase in the number of people contacting the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) last year, according to its annual report.

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27% increase in new dwellings built in first three months of 2018 - CSO.

27% increase in new dwellings built in first three months of 2018 - CSO.

27% increase in new dwellings built in first three months of 2018 - CSO.

 

Over 3,500 new dwellings were built in the first three months of 2018, according to the Central Statistics Office, a 27% increase on the same time last year.

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Activity in construction continues to grow in April - PMI

Activity in construction continues to grow in April - PMI

Activity in construction continues to grow in April - PMI.


Construction firms increased their workforce on the back of greater workloads as activity in the sector accelerated to a three-month high in April.

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Irish housing output among lowest in Europe

Irish housing output among lowest in Europe

Irish housing output among lowest in Europe.

New data from Goodbody shows that despite rapid population growth, housing output in Ireland is among the lowest in Europe.

New figures from Goodbody show that 2,367 housing units were built during the first three months of the year.

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Central Bank fears up to 10,000 homes face repossession over mortgage arrears

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Central Bank fears up to 10,000 homes face repossession over mortgage arrears.

Research from the Central Bank shows that 44% of mortgages or just over 13,000 in long-term arrears are now more than five years past their due date.

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Rise in average rental prices slowing - report

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Rise in average rental prices slowing - report.

Average rental prices rose by 6.4% nationally over the year to the fourth quarter, according to a new report from the Residential Tenancies Board.

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Latest Data From RTB Quarterly Rent Index.

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Latest Data From RTB Quarterly Rent Index.

 Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) Q3 Rent Index shows the national standardised average rent for new tenancies was €1,056 per month; an annualised growth rate of 9.5%

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Dublin rents fall by 1.5% ( RTB )

Dublin rents fall by 1.5%  ( RTB )

Dublin rents fall by 1.5%  ( RTB )

Latest Data from RTB Quarterly Rent Index

  • Nationally private sector rents grew by 7.37% in the year from quarter 1 2016 to quarter 1 2017
  • Quarter on quarter growth appears to be moderating with an increase of less than 0.1% (down from 2.8% in the last index)
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Property prices see fastest growth since May 2015

Property prices see fastest growth since May 2015

Property prices see fastest growth since May 2015.

Residential property prices posted their fastest annual growth in almost two years in February, lifted by sharp increases outside of Dublin.

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Construction sector continues to grow - PMI

Construction sector continues to grow - PMI

Construction sector continues to grow - PMI.

Activity in the construction sector rose sharply last month, according to the latest Purchasing Managers Index from Ulster Bank.

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Cairn-NAMA joint venture to build 71 Dublin homes.

Cairn-NAMA joint venture to build 71 Dublin homes.

Cairn-NAMA joint venture to build 71 Dublin homes.

Homebuilding company Cairn Homes has announced a joint venture with the National Asset Management Agency to build 71 residential units in North Dublin.

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Over 20 towns to be added to 4% rent cap list

Over 20 towns to be added to 4% rent cap list

Over 20 towns to be added to 4% rent cap list.

Minister for Housing Simon Coveney has said up to 25 towns and most of Galway city will be designated as rent pressure zones limiting annual increases to 4%.

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Credit Unions set to target mortgage market

Credit Unions set to target mortgage market

Credit Unions set to target mortgage market.

Credit Unions are set to enter the mortgage market with up to €400m available for new loans.

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Property rises see 8.6% annual growth in November - CSO

Property rises see 8.6% annual growth in November - CSO

Property rises see 8.6% annual growth in November - CSO.

In the year to November, residential property prices at national level increased by 8.6%. This compares with an increase of 6.9% in the year to October and an increase of 4.2% in the twelve months to November 2015.

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Coveney announces 'rent pressure zones' in Dublin and Cork

Coveney announces 'rent pressure zones' in Dublin and Cork

Coveney announces 'rent pressure zones' in Dublin and Cork.

Plans to limit how much landlords can increase rents in designated areas have been announced by the Minister for Housing.

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