The importance of networking can never be underestimated.

Landlord Networking

The importance of networking can never be underestimated. Getting to know other landlords in your area can not only help you improve your immediate ability to be a better landlord but can also help your professional growth. Networking also gives you a deeper understanding of market trends; the wider your contacts are, the more confident […]

Help for new landlords

It’s been a very strange 12 months over the last year. Many have fallen on hard times due to government restrictions on – well everything. On the other hand, others have taken the opportunity to increase their savings, and are potentially looking at investing, now that properties in sectors such as retail can be picked […]

EU Model of Build-to-Rent takes hold in Irish Market

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For new investors in the market, Build To Rent (BTR) may be an unfamiliar term, but build to rent is currently a thriving sector in the Irish property market. It has become a viable, stable and attractive investment for Irish investors and developers. Approximately €898m was spent on BTR investments in the first half of […]

Investor Options for 2021

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After an unexpected and harsh year in 2020 what does the year ahead look like for your investment portfolio? Now is the time to consider the best strategies to undertake for your property portfolio. The following should not be taken as financial advice but is simply a review of options currently on the table for […]

Can the retail property sector recover in 2021?

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With housing and Industrial property sectors seemingly holding strong throughout the last 12 months, retail investors may feel hard done by. The sector has felt the force of government enforced lockdowns more than any other, with top brands such as Debenhams and the Arcadia group, which housed brands like Top Shop and Miss Selfridges, all […]

Protection for renters, but what about landlords?

Protection for renters, but what about landlords

The government was quick to reassure the public that as a result of their enforced lockdowns and associated restrictions on movement, that renters would be protected from eviction should they fail to meet their financial obligations due to loss of earnings due to the pandemic.  Of course, no one would argue that this is not […]

‘Material’ impact of Covid Hitting Housebuilders

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The effects of the current pandemic and accompanying endless lockdowns have begun to hit Irish house builders hard. The closure of any construction site not falling within certain criteria since the 8th January this year has been disastrous for some, while others have managed to get by under the Social Housing banner.  Some companies have […]

Will remote learning affect your student housing portfolio?

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As many of you know all too well, the effects of the last year on our children’s education has been dramatic to say the least. While teacher’s try their hardest to keep the ball rolling via remote learning, campuses around the country are closed to most activities. With tools like Zoom or Microsoft Teams, more […]

Increase in demand due to Brexit for the Industrial sector

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As businesses in Ireland and indeed the EU as a whole get used to new restrictions and regulations on trade with the UK, one sector to benefit from it all here in Ireland is the industrial property sector, with giants Amazon announcing recently it is to build its first major fulfillment centre in Baldonnell at […]

The Future is Green

The importance of investing in so-called ‘Green Buildings’ will be at the forefront of developing and investing over the coming decades. The now obvious climate change crisis is something no one can hide from and as an industry, investment and construction will have to play it’s part. The house is on fire. “I want you […]