Month: October 2015

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Are renters their own worst enemies?

Are renters their own worst enemies?

Rental costs have soared in recent years with no signs on the horizon of that changing. However, are private renters their own worst enemies? Possibly, according to DIT’s lecturer in housing and economics, Lorcan Sirr. He says that competition between tenants is so fierce that…
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O’Donnellan & Joyce prepare for second autumn auction on November 13th

O’Donnellan & Joyce prepare for second autumn auction on November 13th

Galway-based auctioneers O’Donnellan & Joyce has announced its second autumn auction, which will take place in the Harbour Hotel, Galway, on Friday November 13th. There are a large number of family homes in the city and surrounding areas and also many investment properties in areas including Limerick, Tipperary, Mayo, and…
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Landlords may have to give evidence supporting rent rises

Landlords may have to give evidence supporting rent rises

Landlords seeking a rent increase might have to provide supporting evidence of rents for three comparable properties to justify the rise, under proposals being considered by the Government. Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly and Minister for Finance Michael Noonan are still in discussions about…
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