Karl Deeter

Karl Deeter

Articles from Karl Deeter

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

For house prices, the only way was up anyway

For house prices, the only way was up anyway

Critics of the help-to-buy scheme say it will only inflate prices, but there were so many other factors doing this before the budget that our course is already set

Karl Deeter: Why the vacant site tax is a horse with no hope

Karl Deeter: Why the vacant site tax is a horse with no hope

A universal land levy would be a far superior option to the costly alternative, which is already doomed to failure

The never-ending circle of boom and bust

The never-ending circle of boom and bust

Past mistakes can be avoided by making decisions some people won't like

Karl Deeter: Home owner ‘insiders’ adding to the housing crisis

Karl Deeter: Home owner ‘insiders’ adding to the housing crisis

Our self-serving bias is doing a disservice to young househunters

The misleading narrative of the greedy landlord

The misleading narrative of the greedy landlord

A tenant’s tragic tale tends to become the only ‘fact’ that matters, despite the many other issues at play

Karl Deeter: The haves, have-nots and have-nevers

Karl Deeter: The haves, have-nots and have-nevers

Millennials have the right to be angry: they are shoring up the land ownership of the old and the rich