property Archive

Property looking up for 2018

The Society takes its annual look at the commercial and residential property markets.

One-off housing: easy but unfair?

One-off rural housing is frowned on by planners but is politically sensitive. Is it time for policy change?

Driving landlords away

JAMES NUGENT says that the Government’s continual meddling is making the business of being a landlord impossible.

On whose authority?

The Society's latest policy report calls for the establishment of a National Housing Authority to "be responsible for ensuring...

Too important to ignore

LORCAN SIRR looks at the private rented sector in Ireland and what needs to be done to resolve its many problems. Let’s be honest: housing in Ireland is a mess. From boom to crash, governments and senior civil service management have consistently been two steps behind events