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20 March 2019

Morrissey's expect that the resurgence in market demand together with continued improvement in liquidity to continue throughout the year. 

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18 February 2019

2018 was a busy year in the development land sector in the greater Dublin area both in terms of on and off-market sales. 

Sites suitable for 'beds' remained in the greatest demand with lands in central areas for PRS and PBSA schemes well sought after. In terms of the former, forward funding capital on offer increased. 

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18 February 2019
Activity in the property investment market was particularly robust in Q4 2018 with over €1.14bn of assets sold. For 2018 overall, the total was €3.67bn, about 60% ahead of the full year of 2017. The €3.67bn includes €288m of sales, although there were no forward sales in Q4. An interesting development over the year ist he notable increase of off-market activity. At the end of December, the combined asking price of all investment opportunities available was just over €1.2bn.
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18 February 2019
Following six years of strong annual growth, it became apparent in the later part of 2018 that there were signs of the market cooling and a gradual correction was beginning to take place. The slight adjustment of prices to reflect affordability was evident. The CSO's Residential Property Price Index for Dublin increased by 2.0% in the three months to October and by 6.3% annually. In the same period last year, the index grew by 3.0% quarterly and by 11.5% annually.
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