Archive for the ‘Property’ Category

Two weeks to first auction of 2016

Riverside, Clashmore, Co. Waterford
The Munster Property Auction will hold the first of its public auctions of 2016 in just two weeks and interest is mounting in the properties on offer. The Munster Property Auction team noted a busy start to the year with a significant level of enquiries over the holiday period and continuing into the first weeks [...]

New York – New Market

Almost one in six overseas enquiries about Irish property are now coming from the United States, a national estate agents survey has found. US property buyers are flocking to secure homes and investment properties in Ireland, buoyed by a strong dollar and the lure of a resurgent economy for emigrants, the Real Estate Alliance nationwide survey [...]

REA note price increases in Waterford market

The price of the average three-bed semi detached house in Waterford has risen by 2.48% to €155,000 in the last three months, a nationwide property survey has found. The REA Average House Price Survey concentrates on the sale price of Ireland’s typical stock home, the three-bed semi, giving an up-to-date picture of the property market in [...]

City rents rise by almost 10%

Pictured at the recent European valuation summit in Dublin to debate the merits of a new system of valuing property that doesn’t currently exist in Ireland but is popular in some European countries were Margaret and John Fogarty, Remax, Waterford with Eamon O’Flaherty (centre), President of the Institute of Professional Auctioneers & Valuers.
Rents rose nationwide by an average of 3.2% in the third quarter of 2015, the largest three-month increase since early 2007, according to the latest quarterly Rental Report by Daft.ie. The increase in rents comes ahead of Government measures to limit increases in rents. The national average rent between July and September was €964, compared [...]

Land at good coastal location on the market

A 110-acre farm formerly the property of Thomas Dunphy, deceased, Kilmacleague , has recently come on the market and is priced very keenly say Halley Grace Auctioneers of Waterford. The land can be sold in lots, but could also make for a new farm development as land requires cleaning up and put in good order. It [...]

Over 350 Planning Applications in first half of 2015

Waterford City & County Council received a total of 357 planning applications between January 1st and June 24th, a total of nine more than what it received in the corresponding period in 2014. And, as detailed in its recently published Management Report, the Council received 38 such applications between June 1st and 24th. The report reads: “A [...]

Chamber: talk of tax cuts “are premature”

Waterford Chamber has welcomed the announcement of Exchequer Returns which indicate that tax revenues are up 4.7 per cent year on year, but cautioned that now is not the time for complacency. According to Waterford Chamber Chief Executive Nick Donnelly: “An increase in tax revenue and a reduction in Government spending are figures to be welcomed. “However, [...]

Frisby projects at Ardkeen green-lit

Developer Noel Frisby has secured planning permission for the construction of an Aldi foodstore at Ardkeen’s Cove Roundabout. In the wake of the German discount store’s recent Dungarvan opening, which created 21 new jobs, one would expect a similar number to gain employment at the Ardkeen facility, which will encompass 1712 square metres. This also accounts for [...]