Mortgage approvals grow 24% yoy in July – Goodbody

The positive trend in mortgage approvals in Ireland continued in July, with the latest lending data from the Banking and Payments Federation this morning showing an increase in both value….

Rebuilding Ireland – Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness


Irish population growing at 4 x European norm – Goodbody

  The first batch of data from the April 2016 Census of population in Ireland has been published today.  Given its comprehensiveness, the Census, performed every five years, provides the….

Population growth to drive Irish housing demand, says Moody’s

Rating agency Moody’s believes population growth and economic recovery in Ireland will continue to drive housing demand and property prices for some time to come. In a report, the agency….

Goodbody Economics – Government housing package finally announced

After much debate, speculation and disagreement over recent months, the Irish government finally unveiled its policies to deal with problems in the Irish housing market yesterday.  See our summary and….

Ireland Strategic Investment Fund Announce €500M Home-Building Finance Joint Venture with Leading Global Investment Firm KKR

The Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (“ISIF“), managed by the National Treasury Management Agency (“NTMA“), together with KKR Credit, have today announced the launch of a new €500 million joint venture,….