No fall in student rents amid ongoing shortage of supply

Thu, Oct 22, 2020

Rents to be paid by students over the coming academic year are largely unchanged from a year ago, according to the Daft.ie Student Housing Report which was recently released.

In Dublin, the average cost of a room in a shared property is €680, up 0.3 percent on the same time last year, while in other parts of the country, room rents are €462, up 2.8 percent on average year-on-year.

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IPAV implores increase to supply of homes for sale on market

Thu, Oct 22, 2020

Commenting on the most recent CSO Residential Property Price Index for August, IPAV, the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers, said while the number of dwelling purchases in August plummeted by 40.2 percent compared with August 2019, indications are from the market that the situation has improved considerably since then, there is a 44 day submission deadline on Revenue stamp duty returns on which CSO figures are based.

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Lack of competition ensuring mortgage lending rates remain conspicuously high

Thu, Oct 15, 2020

As the Central Bank’s retail interest rates for August reveal a continuing wide gap between Irish and euro area mortgage holders, with Irish consumers paying 2.83 percent compared with 1.35 percent on average across the euro area, a differential of 1.48 percent, Brokers Ireland said there is not enough competition in the Irish mortgage market and Irish consumers may have to wait until they can access mortgages across EU borders before we’re likely to see strong competition.

“In this regard it is to be welcomed that Mairead McGuinness, ratified today as the new EU Commissioner for Financial Services, Financial Stability and Capital Markets Union has committed to prioritising Banking and Capital Markets Union during her term. It will be no easy task but we wish her well,” Rachel McGovern, Director of Financial Services at the organisation, which represents 1,225 Broker firms, said

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Westmeath property prices remain unchanged during recent quarter

Thu, Oct 08, 2020

Property prices in Westmeath have remained unchanged during quarter three of the calendar year, according to the latest MyHome.ie Property Report in association with Davy.

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IPAV notes that residential property prices remain steady

Thu, Oct 08, 2020

Commenting on the most recently announced CSO Residential Property Price Index, IPAV, the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers, said while there is a whopping drop of 40.7 percent in the number of dwelling purchases in July compared with July 2019 and a relatively small pick-up of 12.9 percent over June 2020, market intelligence would indicate that the situation has improved since then, especially given that there is a 44 day submission deadline on Revenue stamp duty returns on which CSO figures are based.

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Superior family residence located in picturesque Glasson village

Thu, Oct 01, 2020

Mark Nestor Property Services are proud to present to the market, without doubt, the finest quality home in County Westmeath of 2020.

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IPAV study reveals price increases for residential properties in Westmeath

Thu, Sep 24, 2020

In the first six months of 2020 house prices generally have remained remarkably stable, according to the latest Residential Property Price Barometer from IPAV, the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers.

In Westmeath there has been a rise of 5.17 percent for three bedroom semi-detached homes, an increase of 1.49 percent for four bedroom semi-detached homes, with no change in premiums for two bedroom apartments.

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