Property Year In Review

As market limps towards year-end, canny investors may note high-yield targets in the offing

Interest rate hikes made a dent in this year’s activity, but over 80 per cent of new funds are targeted at distressed opportunistic or value-add returns

For buyers who rely on debt to fund purchases, loan sizes are lower and costs are higher. Picture: Getty

Turnover in the Irish property investment market is likely to limp over the €2 billion line for 2023, bringing an end to a year marked by ECB interest rate rises and a decline in transaction volumes.

Investment properties are typically priced according to the yield they generate and the relationship is inverse: as prices fall yields rise.

For institutional core investors pricing for property as an asset class must stand next to the “risk free ...