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 […]

Dublin Rental Prices Down 3% – Up Across Rest Of Country

According to a recent report from Daft.ie rental prices across Dublin have fallen on average 3% despite the rest of the country seeing a rise.  As we’ve discussed in previous articles, this is mainly due to the current CoronaVirus restrictions and the fact that so many of us are now working from home and have […]

Rural Investment Opportunities On The Rise

Last week we spoke about the rise of rural investment and the opportunities popping up around the country due to the shifting workplace environment. With more people now working from home, we see a rise in house prices across the country. We took a sample budget of €325K and compared some Dublin prices with equivalent […]

Think outside the Pale: Investments in rural Ireland on the rise

The times they are a changin’, as we all know too well. The immediate short term changes we’ve all had to endure are obvious, but what about the long term? What does this ‘New Normal’ mean for investors and landlords? Strategies long-planned out may now have to be drastically reworked. It’s time to think outside […]

Immigrant Investor Programme (IIP) has funded 3,500 units for social housing

The Immigrant Investor Programme (IIP) is open to non-EEA nationals who commit to an approved investment in Ireland. The programme requires a minimum investment of €1m, from applicants and must own resources and not be financed through a loan or other such facilities, which must be committed for a minimum of three years. Since the […]

Latest SCSI Report highlights cost of Dublin apartments

If you look at city skylines across Europe, the obvious difference between them and our own fair Dublin for example, is the lack of high rise buildings. Particularly high rise apartment complexes. Throughout Europe, developments of this nature account for up to 50% if not more of the total housing market. Here in Ireland that […]

Do I Need to Hire a Property Management Company?

Becoming a Landlord can be a very rewarding experience. More often than not your investment will return a steady flow of income. This unfortunately isn’t always the case as some landlords end up with tenants who don’t pay their rent on time, or damage the property resulting in costly repairs. It’s at this point most […]

House prices to rise by up to 6% in 2021

House prices to rise by up to 6% in 2021

In a world of slower economic growth, very low interest rates, volatility in equity markets, property offers an attractive opportunity. Recently we spoke about the possible effects of the current pandemic on the commercial rental sector and an uncertain 12-24 months ahead. But now let’s turn our attention to the residential rental sector. Private Sector […]