Karl Deeter

Karl Deeter

Articles from Karl Deeter

Reckless renting may be as bad as reckless lending

Reckless renting may be as bad as reckless lending

If we can’t get on top of our housing problems it will mean that wealth accrues only to those who own land and homes

Each year spent renting is a turn of the screw

Each year spent renting is a turn of the screw

We allow a toxic property market to continue to reward incumbents while hurting those outside it

Mortgage to rent is  a sure bet

Mortgage to rent is a sure bet

We love our middle-class welfare, and mortgage-to-rent deals are just another illusion whose true cards are revealed after the fact

Karl Deeter: What have we done?

Karl Deeter: What have we done?

Those who say we can’t give away land miss the point: we’re punishing all of society for bad management

Get ready for the next big crash

Get ready for the next big crash

You heard it here first: our next big property bust will happen some time between 2023 and 2026. And don’t hate me if I’m wrong

Don’t worry about rent control, buy the house next door

Don’t worry about rent control, buy the house next door

Swapping a property that generates €1,200 a month for one that pays €1,800 can be done – and is common sense

We don’t have to gnaw through our own limbs to escape housing trap

We don’t have to gnaw through our own limbs to escape housing trap

In an open letter to Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy, industry insider Karl Deeter suggests one simple way to ease the crisis which requires little sacrifice

Cashback gimmicks that are the real deal

Cashback gimmicks that are the real deal

While some may seem too good to be true, the most recent cashback deal could bring you sound savings

It’s not all bad news for tenants

It’s not all bad news for tenants

Rent controls mean most are sitting pretty, with only new arrivals to the market feeling any real pain

Slash your car premium - in just five hours

Slash your car premium - in just five hours

In an extract from their new book, This Book Is Worth €25,000, Karl Deeter and Charlie Weston give the lowdown on how you can reduce rising motor premiums

Plenty of room to save on your home cover

Plenty of room to save on your home cover

Karl Deeter and Charlie Weston reveal the steps you can take to reduce the cost of insuring your home

Karl Deeter: The prevailing anti-banker, pro-borrower narrative is avoiding the unpalatable truth

Karl Deeter: The prevailing anti-banker, pro-borrower narrative is avoiding the unpalatable truth

There is a misconception in much of the media that banks are bad and borrowers innocent bystanders

Builders beaten by bananas

Builders beaten by bananas

As the crash boomerang looms, it has emerged that Dublin has lost out on nearly 3,000 homes that it can ill afford to lose

Karl Deeter: The lost generation

Karl Deeter: The lost generation

It’s easy to dismiss young people as lazy and clueless, but it’s our complacency in the face of job insecurity and out-of-reach house prices that is storing up future trouble

Laying the foundations of unrest

Laying the foundations of unrest

We have to train 110,000 workers to deliver the houses and infrastructure we need. But how?