Tuesday June 2, 2020

Nothing taken for granted as property market holds its breath

House buyers and sellers alike are holding their breath as the nation waits for the pandemic to play out. Here‘s how the residential sector is handling the uncertainty – and what might happen next

Killian Woods

Business reporter


Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent

29th March, 2020
A construction worker beside a safety sign about Covid-19 on a building site on Aungier Street in Dublin Picture: Leah Farrell/RollingNews.ie

Aidan Hora is living by one simple rule over the coming months: don’t take any sale for granted.

The coronavirus pandemic has brought a wave of uncertainty to the residential sector, leaving sellers in precarious positions and buyers wary of signing on the dotted line.

Hora Property Consultants is currently developing several sites in the greater Dublin area, with plans for hundreds of homes just outside the capital.

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