Sunday September 20, 2020

Estate agents’ honesty gives comfort to buyers

For a while there, it looked as if the housing market was going to grind to a halt, with all the unpleasant (for some, anyway) economic and political consequences that would entail.

7th October, 2006

In recent weeks, about 70 per cent of houses at auction have failed to sell, prompting a serious bout of the heebie jeebies among concerned citizens with ‘for sale’ signs outside their houses, mortgage payers generally and - last but not least - the fellas who sell the ads in the Irish Times property supplement.

However, a number of estate agents have assured the public that all is well, and in fact it’s a...

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