COLUMN: Housing strategy essential as market moves

It is hard to deny that something very real is happening in the Irish housing market. Now is the time to think about how to stop a new bubble in the future, writes Jim Power.

31st October, 2013
Jim Power: It is very clear that the green shoots of economic recovery that are becoming apparent are primarily concentrated in the greater Dublin area.

Even the greatest agnostics amongst us cannot deny that something very real is happening in the Irish housing market, or at least in segments of it.

The latest data on residential house prices released by the CSO earlier this week show that in during September national average residential property prices increased by 1.8 per cent and were 3.6 per cent higher than a year ago. Average house prices nationally have now increased every month since...

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