Focus must now shift from token gestures to getting homes built

Carol Tallon Talking Property: Despite its recent unpopularity, the construction industry needs a helping hand

10th August, 2014
Carol Tallon.

For the second consecutive month, estate agents, in Dublin and nationwide, are experiencing a slight slow-down in open viewings and calls from interested buyers. One office I spoke with last week in Co Wicklow has decided to abandon the weekend open viewings in favour of viewings by appointment, as the former attracts “too many time-wasters”.

This is a welcome development for house-hunters but perhaps not for investors who typically use the open viewings...

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