Karl Deeter

Karl Deeter

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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?

Karl Deeter: Is buy-to-let coming back?

Karl Deeter: Is buy-to-let coming back?

‘Buy-to-let can seem tempting, but a word of caution for those considering the move: ask yourself if it’s wise to get into a market that many long-time landlords are leaving’

Karl Deeter: New online system BidX1 offers to give estate agents and purchasers total transparency

Karl Deeter: New online system BidX1 offers to give estate agents and purchasers total transparency

Many property buyers at some point have probably suspected that there might be a ‘phantom bidder’

We need to be constantly rebuilding Ireland

We need to be constantly rebuilding Ireland

Keeping heavily worked physical assets in good repair is crucial to prosperity, but paid-for facilities like the tolled M50 will always be better maintained

With a little bit of lateral thinking, we could have new city centre homes for €30k

With a little bit of lateral thinking, we could have new city centre homes for €30k

We could solve our housing crisis if we are willing to stomach some trade-offs

Karl Deeter: Making money from the problems of others

Karl Deeter: Making money from the problems of others

Historically, Dublin has benefited from adverse events in Britain. Brexit may be no different, as house prices look set to rise even further if jobs are relocated here

The road ahead for the housing market

The road ahead for the housing market

Some 8,800 commencements in 2015 turned into 15,000 homes in 2016. That is either magic or worrying