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IPAV notes the essential need to tweak property market mortgage regulations

In a pre-Budget submission for IPAV, the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Values, economist Jim Power says enabling those earning up to €60,000 to borrow up to 4.5 times income, as opposed to the current 3.5 times income, would bring some equity to the market and give hope to a large cohort of the younger generation.

Mayo rents rise by 16% in one year

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The average listed rent for a property in Mayo is now €847 per month, a 64 per cent increase on the lowest point of the rental market post economic crash and an increase of 15.8 per cent on the same time last year, according to the latest property report.

City rents rose by nine per cent in last year

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Rents have risen by nine per cent in Galway city in the last year, with the average rent now €1,443 according to the latest rental report by

Galway-Mayo rail link key to Tuam and east Gawlay’s economic future, new report argues

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Businesses across east Galway, and the wider economy of the region, stand to benefit from the development of the Galway-Mayo rail link, and the connectivity provided by linking Tuam into the State’s rail network.

Westmeath rental prices escalate in first quarter of 2021

Rent premiums for residential properties within County Westmeath were almost seven percent higher in the first quarter of 2021 than a year previously, the most recent rental report has confirmed.

Westmeath residential property premiums continue to escalate

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Residential property premiums in Westmeath are now 10.8 percent higher than a year previously, the results of a recent report by the online property website,, has revealed.

David McWilliams talks about the impact of the pandemic and the environment on travel

David McWilliams has worked all over the world, and speaking on the Travel Tales with Fergal podcast, the top economist says that people need to be aware “of the impact of air travel on the environment” — and reckons he was a bad example with all his jet-setting before the pandemic.

Listen to Paul Wallace on life touring with Ireland and the Lions

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The Irish and Lions rugby legend Paul Wallace chats this week on The Travel Tales with Fergal podcast about the mystique of Lions rugby tours, whether this year’s tour to South Africa should go ahead, and his favourite countries to tour including Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and that famous 1997 Lions tour to South Africa. Listen to the podcast below or continue reading.

Rents in Mayo rose 2.5 per cent last year

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Rents in Connacht have been rising year-on-year, reflecting a sharp fall in availability - with just 138 homes available to rent on February 1, down over 60 per cent compared to a year ago.

Average property rents continue to escalate in Westmeath

Average monthly rental premiums within County Westmeath were on average 4.9 percent higher in the third quarter of 2020 than a year previously, with the average charge for renting a residential property now €1,048, up 99 percent from its lowest point, according to the latest Housing Market Report which was released in recent times.


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