It was only last week that both the UK Nationwide Building Society and Halifax were pointing to possible green shoots in the UK residential property market. While this maybe true, it certainly isn’t the same story for their commercial property market. According to a new report released by the IPD, a London based research company, from June 2008 to …
Today the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) announced the shortlist of Architects who will be competing for an Irish Architectural Award next Monday night June 22nd at Farmleigh House.
Out of a total of 223 projects that were submitted for an Irish Architectural Award this year only 35 made the final line up. The 35 shortlisted architects …
€16 million euro has been forked out so far to Irish home owners who have availed of the Home Energy Saving Scheme. Launched back in February of this year, less then 4 months ago, over 12,000 homes up and down the country have already received insulation grants under the scheme.
The Home Energy Saving Scheme is aimed at private middle income homes …
The 3 remaining Watermint apartments up for sale in Cabinteely have had their prices cut by up to 30%. Dubbed ‘extremely energy efficient’ the apartments boast:
A1 Energy rating – the first apartment scheme to achieve the much coveted A1 status
Photo-Voltaic Solar Panels
Wood Pellet Boilers
Heat Recovery Ventilation
The list goes on!
The 3 reduced apartments up for grabs include: …
Property news in the papers today reports that although no firm decision has been made speculation is growing that the family of the late Dr.Tony Ryan are preparing to sell his 600-acre Lyons Estate near Cellbridge in Co. Kildare.
At the height of the property boom the house was valued at over €100million! But today’s price tag ‘guestimation’ of the property has been set …
Figures released from Turkey’s Ministry of Public Words and Settlement shows that about 65% of buildings in the country do not comply with its zoning laws. In a bid to clamp down on properties without title deeds in Turkey, the government there threatened to fine foreign property owners with incomplete deeds 10,000 Turkish lira (or €4,617).
It was feared that homeowners of holiday villas …
Last week Nationwide Building Society in the UK reported that house prices rose by 1.2% in May sparking rumours the end maybe in sight to the property market doom and gloom.
Despite warnings by Nationwide that any recovery from the current depression that we are in would be a gradual slow change (if any!), a UK house price index report released …
20 cities around the globe have been picked and deemed to be the best in the world to live in. 420 cities were assessed in total and I”m not quite sure where exactly Irish cities (if any) ranked on the list. The criteria of assessment was detailed, long winded and hard to live up to. Cities were rated on things such as; politics and social environment, the strength of the …
Tenants of local authority apartments will soon be able to purchase their homes under new legislation announced yesterday by John Gormley (our Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government).
How will it work?
The new legislation is due to be introduced next Wednesday, 9th of June, as an amendment to the 2008 Housing Bill