Saturday November 28, 2020

Karl Deeter: Home owner ‘insiders’ adding to the housing crisis

Our self-serving bias is doing a disservice to young househunters

25th September, 2016

If you were to believe some property commentators, you’d think that first-time buyers are the biggest cohort in the market. But that couldn’t be further from the truth.

First-time buyers may be the biggest group in the ‘purchaser’ market, but the ‘general market’ covers all housing, and by far its biggest group is made up of incumbent owners – the ones who are already there.

Only every...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly



Unlimited Access for 2 Years

This product does not auto-renew

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

Martin warns Taoiseach that his earlier remarks could ‘undermine’ case for action

Aiden Corkery | 1 year ago

Robbie Fox, the man behind Renards and the Pink Elephant, reflects on the recent closure of his D4 eatery Belluccis and the future of hospitality in a changing city

Róisín Burke | 1 year ago

The party is down to 24 per cent, completely wiping out the gains it had made in the previous Sunday Business Post/Red C poll last month

Michael Brennan | 1 year ago