Karl Deeter

Karl Deeter

Articles from Karl Deeter

A flat line that bodes well for property

A flat line that bodes well for property

Prices are on an upward spiral, and no one, including the government, can stop them

Karl Deeter: Housing plan is impressive, but will it work?

Karl Deeter: Housing plan is impressive, but will it work?

For such an ambitious strategy to be implemented, there need to be no bumps in the road

Local authorities are the most rapacious repossessors of all

Local authorities are the most rapacious repossessors of all

Dublin City Council has a repossession rate which is nearly four times more than the mainstream banks

Karl Deeter: The hard cases that could solve homelessness

Karl Deeter: The hard cases that could solve homelessness

Deliberately ignoring facts about the real level of home repossessions is preventing us from finding a solution

Karl Deeter: Is rent control ‘gutter material’?

Karl Deeter: Is rent control ‘gutter material’?

All credible economists are against rent certainty – strong contracts would benefit the market

Bad policy leads to empty homes

Bad policy leads to empty homes

The state is the biggest landowner and yet it refuses to free up housing to solve the homelessness crisis

Karl Deeter: Third-party meddlers are stuck in the past

Karl Deeter: Third-party meddlers are stuck in the past

A system which allows unfair delays to those trying to deliver housing must be scrapped

Karl Deeter: Financial opportunism is hitting buyers

Karl Deeter: Financial opportunism is hitting buyers

Is it pure greed a council is seeking to pocket almost 15% cash from houses before a brick is laid?

Karl Deeter: Is equality about money or rights?

Karl Deeter: Is equality about money or rights?

By accepting second best, we are the biggest blockage to progress in the housing crisis

Starter Homes Special: Legitimising the myth  of renting

Starter Homes Special: Legitimising the myth of renting

The effect of home ownership on wealth is very real – the evidence is overwhelming

Tax risk is with borrowers, not lenders

Tax risk is with borrowers, not lenders

Talking Finance: With so many debts being sold off to non-banks, a new problem has emerged

Karl Deeter: A worst case scenario

Karl Deeter: A worst case scenario

We are in the midst of a catastrophic recovery, a cure almost as bad as the disease

Karl Deeter: Social campaigners should change their tune

Karl Deeter: Social campaigners should change their tune

We need to ask why state tenants don’t have to make room for another person in greater need

Delivering a win-win deal for downsizers

Delivering a win-win deal for downsizers

The right mix of incentives could free up family homes, give empty-nesters cash and security, and aid social coherence

Karl Deeter: Trust issues...why An Taisce is a third-party meddler

Karl Deeter: Trust issues...why An Taisce is a third-party meddler

Whether we want to be saved or not, this quango-charity is always ready to swoop