Thursday October 22, 2020

Is a rental property a sound investment?

Many landlords are leaving the sector, deterred by rising costs

17th January, 2016
There will always be rental demand for apartments Picture: Maura Hickey

As Ireland’s housing shortage rolls on, forcing would-be buyers into the rental market, one would think that now would be a prime time to invest in a rental property. There are currently just about 4,000 homes on the rental market, the lowest number since 2006 and nationwide, rents have increased in the past 12 months by up to 10 per cent year on year in urban hubs in Dublin, the capital commuter belt and major...

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