Karl Deeter

Karl Deeter

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Karl Deeter on the argument for cutting AIB loose

Karl Deeter on the argument for cutting AIB loose

By selling the bank, we’d reap massive revenue overnight and leave the risks to the investors

10 steps for getting and closing a mortgage

10 steps for getting and closing a mortgage

It’s your biggest asset, your biggest purchase, and the biggest debt you will take on in your life: here’s how to do it right

Confessions of a strategic defaulter

Confessions of a strategic defaulter

Mr X is gloating because all his rental property debt is about to be written off: ‘I always knew if I held off, they’d do a deal’

A kinder, gentler property tax

A kinder, gentler property tax

Linking property tax to local expenditure, not home value, would make councils more accountable - and would give people a greater stake in their local area

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