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Deals worth €750m herald a strong 2015

Deals worth €750m herald a strong 2015

The latest figures are a drop on last year’s equivalent, but are still impressive, writes Donal Buckley

Sandymount retail unit for €485,000

Sandymount retail unit for €485,000

Unit 4, a 65 square metre retail space and former village post office, is snuggled neatly in the heart of Sandymount village in Dublin 4. It has come to the market through commercial agent Quinn Agnew with an asking price of €485,000.

Wallace’s  Temple Bar apartments set for Allsop Space online auction

Wallace’s Temple Bar apartments set for Allsop Space online auction

Three Temple Bar apartments owned by the company headed by independent TD Mick Wallace are among 70 properties which Allsop Space will auction online after the three failed to sell in last month’s auction. The auctioneer has reduced the guide prices

Strong auction results with transactions worth €4.7m last week

Strong auction results with transactions worth €4.7m last week

The largest deal was for a five-bed family home in Dartry which sold for €3.5 million, writes Donal Buckley.

When 30 per cent makes all the difference

When 30 per cent makes all the difference

Room to Improve is back in its Sunday evening slot on RTE, spring is nearly upon us and people are ramping up their plans to build a new home. I get asked a lot at this time of year to look over plans that people have drawn up for their new dwelling,

New family homes for Skerries

New family homes for Skerries

Joint agents Hooke & MacDonald and REA Grimes are launching a new collection of spacious three-bedroom, semi-detached family homes on the Coast Road in Skerries in North Dublin this weekend.

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.

Banks fiddle while house buyers burn their fingers

Banks fiddle while house buyers burn their fingers

Editor’s note Tina-Marie O’Neill As the banking inquiry continues to go on its meandering way, the property sector is still a mess.

On the market

On the market

Whats on the market this week

Investment, not further rent control, is  best way to stabilise  rental sector

Investment, not further rent control, is best way to stabilise rental sector

Around 40 countries worldwide (including Ireland) have a form of rent control enshrined in legislation

When  form  and  function  meet

When form and function meet

Graham O’Donnell Interior design is about more than making it look pretty. Getting your space right can improve your bottom line.

House of the week: Period elegance in Sandymount for €1.2 million

House of the week: Period elegance in Sandymount for €1.2 million

Brought to the market by Douglas Newman Good, this elegant, four-bedroom Edwardian redbrick property is as appealing on the inside as it is on the outside.

Sheer elegance by the sea

Sheer elegance by the sea

Lismaura in Bettystown, Co Meath, is a seven-bedroom residence that offers sumptuous period charm for an asking price of €1.75 million.

Moving an Arctic city

Moving an Arctic city

Sweden’s most northerly city sits on top of millions of tons of iron ore. There’s no stopping the mining, so the town has to go, writes Stephen Bourke.

Achieve enlightenment at Sheppard’s March sale

Achieve enlightenment at Sheppard’s March sale

Headline lots at Sheppard’s in March put the focus on the Age of Enlightenment. The star piece of furniture is a magnificent walnut, herringbone and satinwood inlaid chest-on-chest, circa 1720. Of exceptional honey colour and in original condition, i