Karl Deeter

Karl Deeter

Articles from Karl Deeter

Building your own home will cost you – and how!

Building your own home will cost you – and how!

New construction compliance regulations now contribute at least €38,000 to the building costs of every house, making them unaffordable during a critical housing crisis

The discussion we won’t have about mortgages

The discussion we won’t have about mortgages

Talking Finance The public are blithely unaware of the fact that having your home repossessed is not the same as being made homeless

Investors beware rising rents while yields fall

Investors beware rising rents while yields fall

Karl Deeter Talking Finance: For property investors, yield is everything – so what is it telling us about today’s property market and where it will go?

New housing rules are built on sand

New housing rules are built on sand

Karl Deeter Talking Finance: The jury’s out over how effective the new building regulations will be. One thing is certain – they will make it easier to pinpoint who to sue

The miracle substance that lies behind construction

The miracle substance that lies behind construction

Karl Deeter Talking FinanceLet’s take a temporary break from the property market, and discuss a few concrete facts for a change.

Dip in and cash out: a new type of pension pot

Dip in and cash out: a new type of pension pot

Karl Deeter Talking Finance: Changing the rules on when you can ‘cash in’ on your pension may encourage more of us to save more for later years

2021: Ireland's next property crash

2021: Ireland's next property crash

Ireland’s next economic crash is set for 2021, unless the right questions are asked and answers found to halt the country’s boom-bust cycle

Running the numbers to buy yourself wealth

Running the numbers to buy yourself wealth

Talking Finance: The majority of household wealth is in property ownership. But, as we know too well, there are always risks involved

Finding solutions to the property problems

Finding solutions to the property problems

If you let individuals decide where and how they want to live, they will sort out housing for themselves

Denial and inertia are the reasons for high costs - not the banks

Denial and inertia are the reasons for high costs - not the banks

Karl Deeter Talking Finance Don’t just blame the banks for your mortgage woes – it’s more complicated than that

The sins of our fathers

The sins of our fathers

Karl Deeter: Refusing to deal with the mortgage arrears problem earlier comes with consequences

Finding the opportunities that won’t find you

Finding the opportunities that won’t find you

Karl Deeter Talking Finance: If you’re buying from an estate agent, you’ve already lost. You need to beat them at their own game

Karl Deeter Talking Finance: Throwing the baby out with the bathwater

Karl Deeter Talking Finance: Throwing the baby out with the bathwater

Margins made on interest rates here are about the only thing the banks have going for them. So why would AIB throw that away?

Time to really think outside the box

Time to really think outside the box

Karl Deeter Talking Finance A new approach is needed to accommodate demand – and trying a host of innovative measures is better than this status quo of market barriers

Finding the opportunities that won't find you

Finding the opportunities that won't find you

Karl Deeter, Talking Finance: If you're buying from an estate agent, you've already lost. You need to beat them at their own game.