Government policy has made sure the only players in the rental sector not getting screwed are the state and foreign investors
Those who cynically hoard land banks and derelict/vacant sites must be penalised financially
Qualified investors provide much needed funds for development without anyone else having to take financial risks, but there are problems with this system, especially if prices keep rising
Natural selection should have put an end to many of our construction magnates after the crash. But, propped up by Nama, they are back in business
Karl Deeter Talking FinanceLet’s take a temporary break from the property market, and discuss a few concrete facts for a change.