Frustrating an already frustrated market

Carol Tallon Talking Property: Forget bubbles, what we have in the Irish market for the next few months is effectively a funnel

12th October, 2014
Carol Tallon.

In the past, I have likened state interference in the Irish property market to a comedy of errors where the protagonists continue to blunder on, doing everything wrong, yet expecting that, somehow, things will turn out all right. There is a dangerous assumption in politics that policies adopted in good faith and with good intentions are good policies.

That is nonsense. New mortgage rules published last week by the Central Bank mean that most home...

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