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One way to help solve Dublin’s rental crisis

Over the course of our series of blogs, we have highlighted the inescapable fact that the lack of supply of Dublin housing is a significant cause of the city’s prohibitively expensive rental situation. A key (but not the only) reason … Continue reading

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Lack of Landlord Supports will have Dire Consequences for Rental Market

Last Sunday, an article in The Sunday Business Post by Jack Horgan-Jones reported that 82% of Dublin rental properties had failed inspections last year – with Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown reporting a staggering failure rate of 97%. These are significant statistics for … Continue reading

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We Need Regular Testing of Electrical Equipment to Help Avoid More Fire Tragedies

After the awful tragedy that took place in Clondalkin, Dublin recently, in which a woman and three young children died, the issue of fire safety is quite understandably in the spotlight. While fires which cause such loss of life are … Continue reading

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Safe as Houses: Why Prospective Landlords Should Forget about Dublin Apartments

In our last blog post, we discussed investment tips – asking whether prospective landlords were better off investing in houses or apartments in general in the marketplace today. This week, we’ll drill down further into that subject, examining potential yields … Continue reading

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OPINION: What property investment should you make?

To say that it has been a rollercoaster decade for Irish property is the understatement of, well, the decade. From the soaring highs of 2006 to the crashing lows of the recession and a surging market once more, it’s difficult … Continue reading

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OPINION: Rent review legislation is as clear as mud and must be clarified

The subject of rent reviews has been a topical one in the Irish property market for the past number of years, and for good reason. Before the Residential Tenancies Act 2004 prohibited landlords from setting a rent that is in … Continue reading

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OPINION: Why is the Government Killing the Dublin Rental Market?

It’s no secret that the housing and rental markets in Dublin are in a shocking state. According to’s Rental Report from Q3 of last year, there has been an average increase of 57% in Dublin city rents since the … Continue reading

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Christmas 2011 Important Notice – all tenants

IMPORTANT NOTICE Dear Tenants Every Christmas holiday period, problems arise which can be avoided. Emergency call outs are expensive and where the fault lies with the occupier so does the cost. IF YOU ARE LEAVING YOUR PROPERTY FOR A FEW … Continue reading

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Upward-only rent ban ‘would wipe €14bn from property value’

Author Gavin Daly. The Sunday Business Post. 3rd July 2011. The state would have to pump another €5 billion into the banks and pay out €1.8 billion in compensation to landlords if it banned upward-only rent review clauses, according to … Continue reading

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