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Suggestions for a better housing market

Changing legislation and introducing a deposit retention scheme are just two solutions to the rental and home-ownership mess, write Lorcan Sirr and Karl Deeter.

23rd February, 2014

It is increasingly evident that key problems need to be addressed in both the home-ownership and rental markets in Ireland. There are plenty of reasons for these problems, and blame can be spread far and wide, and indeed closer to home as well.

Banks, governments, developers, local authorities, estate agents, politicians (of course), and individuals all bear some responsibility for the state of the markets then, and their subsequent evolution.

Responses, though, seem to be...

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