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45% of all properties bought for cash last year

45% of all properties bought for cash last year

A new consumer monitor shows that 45% of all the properties sold last year were bought with cash or savings. The quarterly Consumer Market Monitor, from the Marketing Institute of Ireland and UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, shows that 55,000 homes were purchased in…
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Transactions in 2015 exceed €10 billion for first time since 2008

Transactions in 2015 exceed €10 billion for first time since 2008

There was €10.1bn in housing transactions in 2015, up 8% on the €9.3bn in 2014 according to the latest update of the Property Price Register. There were 45,276 transactions, up 4.6% on 2014, this is the strongest level since 2008. Furthermore, cash buyers continue to…
Cash buyers out in force at Real Estate Alliance's Irish property exhibition in London

Cash buyers out in force at Real Estate Alliance's Irish property exhibition in London

The UK-based buying boom in Ireland is gathering apace, according to figures from Real Estate Alliances successful Irish Property Exhibition in London last weekend. REA members were delighted with the business done at the exhibition at the Hilton London Olympia which attracted hundreds of potential…