Karl Deeter

Karl Deeter

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Our government is operating with faulty information on rents

Our government is operating with faulty information on rents

Ireland's just had its knuckles rapped by the European Union for its use of rent control in pressure zones

Karl Deeter: Labour pains will keep holding us back

Karl Deeter: Labour pains will keep holding us back

The construction industry lacks a trained labour force of sufficient size to execute the required strategies

Generation Rent? Try Generation Broke

Generation Rent? Try Generation Broke

For the ‘precariat’, even saving enough to get homes in a long-term rental market will prove challenging

Rent controls are not the cure to tenants’ ills

Rent controls are not the cure to tenants’ ills

When the fuse runs out on rent controls, prices in the ‘pressure zones’ will explode

It’s time to stop punishing small-time landlords

It’s time to stop punishing small-time landlords

With less than 1 per cent of tenancies resulting in formal complaints, why are landlords seen as the ‘bad guys’?

Karl Deeter: The funds will go where the banks fear to tread

Karl Deeter: The funds will go where the banks fear to tread

For all the complaining and emotive language surrounding vultures, they are more helpful to those in arrears than the banks

Talking Finance: It pays to know if your write-down is worth it

Talking Finance: It pays to know if your write-down is worth it

Free money is always worth looking into, but the ‘time value of money’ must be taken into consideration first

Karl Deeter: Lies, damn lies, and statistics

Karl Deeter: Lies, damn lies, and statistics

We have lots of different ways of counting new homes, and not one of them works

We have housing, just not in the right place

We have housing, just not in the right place

Unlocking state land in cities will go a long way in helping to solve the housing crisis

Vulture funds are key to this nation’s recovery

Vulture funds are key to this nation’s recovery

If the buy-ups result in more new homes, we should rename vultures phoenix funds

Karl Deeter: Central Banks are the disease, not the cure

Karl Deeter: Central Banks are the disease, not the cure

Even though the central banks have got it wrong, they won’t pay for it

Ireland’s ‘Trump wall’ is far more respectable

Ireland’s ‘Trump wall’ is far more respectable

The Irish like to put down Americans but a home truth: this country’s wall of social exclusion is invisible but real

Rental crisis: Why do we avoid the medicine that works?

Rental crisis: Why do we avoid the medicine that works?

One solution to the crisis is the well-established lease law. Residential leases could also be used to offer security

The bottlenecks we’re sure to blame for the housing crisis

The bottlenecks we’re sure to blame for the housing crisis

A severe shortage of skilled labour will be highlighted at a time when we need to build a lot of houses

This US company says it can predict house price trends

This US company says it can predict house price trends

Imagine if somehow we could predict in advance what was going to happen to the housing market. One US company says it can