Karl Deeter

Karl Deeter

Articles from Karl Deeter

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

We need to get serious about the housing crisis

We need to get serious about the housing crisis

Ignoring the problem is not an option when disaster is inevitable – it’s time for action on the ground

Karl Deeter: Want to hear the conversation we won’t have?

Karl Deeter: Want to hear the conversation we won’t have?

I hate taxes – like everyone else – but taxing land is essential to ending the housing crisis

Failing to come clean on housing figures

Failing to come clean on housing figures

Reality of new builds much greater than the sum of its parts

Karl Deeter: We know what we need to do, but will we do it?

Karl Deeter: We know what we need to do, but will we do it?

Below is some well-intentioned advice on what could be done to improve the housing situation

Karl Deeter: Turning a victory lap into a walk of shame

Karl Deeter: Turning a victory lap into a walk of shame

We are lurching from a property crash to a catastrophic recovery

The high rents that Jack built

The high rents that Jack built

Reits are vital and, whatever the rules, the property owner lands the wealth

Can another property crash be far away?

Can another property crash be far away?

We look at what pitfalls landlords should avoid

Karl Deeter: Beware of politicians bearing festive gifts

Karl Deeter: Beware of politicians bearing festive gifts

The state’s promise of modular homes for the homeless by Christmas was no more than a PR stunt

Bad policy will not control prices and stop rent hikes

Bad policy will not control prices and stop rent hikes

Circumvention is better than cure, and here’s how you might do it