Month: December 2019

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National average rent up by €94 in the last year

National average rent up by €94 in the last year

The Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) has published their quarterly Rent Index, for the July-September period (Q3) of 2019. The standardised national average rent was €1,243 per month, up by about €94 from Q3 2018, and quarter-on-quarter rents grew nationally by 3.3% in Q3 2019. The RTB Rent…
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Inside the Showhouse: Barnhall Meadows, Leixlip, Co Kildare

Inside the Showhouse: Barnhall Meadows, Leixlip, Co Kildare

Like a Christmas tree in your living room, The Wonderful Barn in Leixlip, Co Kildare, provides the perfect backdrop to the stunning Barnhall Meadows development by Glenveagh Homes. Situated on the edge of Castletown House estate, formerly belonging to the Conolly family, the corkscrew-shaped building…
Residential property prices up marginally across the country but continue to fall in Dublin

Residential property prices up marginally across the country but continue to fall in Dublin

Residential property prices increased by 0.9% nationally in the year to October, the slowest pace in six years. This compares with an increase of 1% in the year to September and an increase of 8.3% the same time last year. Residential property prices have stabilised…
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Central Bank leaves mortgage lending rules unchanged

Central Bank leaves mortgage lending rules unchanged

The Central Bank has decided not to make any changes to mortgage lending rules here that limit how much people can borrow from banks in order to fund house purchases. Following a review, the regulator has concluded that the measures continue to meet their objectives…