Is supply coming on?


#1224

200sqm plots well outside the M50 is really stingy. You end up with a 11x7m rear garden, a 5m driveway with cars parked right up to the front windows, and 70sqm per storey.

It’s hardly going to make Adamstown attractive.

I guess they could throw in an apartment block or two. Is that the intention of the regs?


#1225

Yes, I’d imagine they want a mix of apartments and houses - not really unheard of considering there are already apartment blocks in Adamstown.

Many parts of Dublin have density regulations such as this. Anything in proximity of the N11 QBC also is expected to have a density of 50+ units per hectare, which means apartments are a necessity. It makes sense to have higher densities near good transport infrastructure.


#1226

I think many people are quite happy to buy large, good quality apartments near good transport links. Now whether that’s what’s happening here I’m not sure (is the Adamstown train actually any good?) However, the density requirements would certainly not preclude good-sized apartments.


#1227

It goes to Heuston, which is on the Red line, which technically could bring you to the Dart at Connolly and will soon be linked to the Green line, thereby making the southside more accessible. I imagine it’s a slow journey, though.


#1228

Express tracks should be built as part of every future infrastructure project.


#1229

I don’t think I agree.

Ultimately one of the key issues in Dublin is the lack of an integrated public transport network. Heuston-Luas and Busaras-Luas mode changes are reasonably efficient. Luas-Dart at Connolly is not so efficient as it’s a long walk from one to the other.

Building express tracks anywhere isn’t going to fix the lack of integration but this is the problem which needs to be solved more urgently. The buses don’t mode-change well onto any of the rail based systems because the bus journey times are fundamentally unreliable and the bus stops are not always in reasonable proximity to the rail based stop. Again, Heuston is one of the better examples and Busaras also. Connolly is alright in one direction.


#1230

…and that’s why the fact that the Luas Cross City still won’t join up the two Luas lines properly is so frustrating.


#1231

I think that’s been officially cancelled.


#1232

DART Underground is dead, but use of the existing (presumably upgraded) Phoenix Park tunnel (Heuston to Connolly) is still to go ahead.


#1233

Latest Figures from the PPR (January 7th):

Comparing January, February and March 2015 (3432) to the same period in 2014 (2165) there is a 59% increase.
April to June is 3978 (compared to 2878) a 38% increase on last year .
July to September is 3712 (compared to 3801). A 1% decrease on last year.

October so far is 1237 (compared to 1807 (2014), 1042 (2013)). 48% down on last year - probably complete at this stage
November so far is 1134 (compared to 1149 (2014), 1035 (2013)). I think this has a good chance of topping last years figure
December so far is 858 (compared to 2277 (2014), 1764 (2013)).

The total for the year so far is 14477 so we have surpassed last years figure of 14035.

Here are the current For Sale and Sale Agreed figures - although I don’t think they have a lot of meaning people seem to set some store by them:

Dec 24th: MyHome - 3936 for sale 2298 sale agreed; Daft - 3294 for sale 2680 sale agreed
Jan 7th: MyHome - 3858 for sale 2150 sale agreed; Daft - 3193 for sale 2586 sale agreed

For comparison here are the figures for the nearest date last year (i.e. the equivalent Wednesday):
Dec 24: MyHome - 3810 for sale 2256 sale agreed; Daft - 3075 for sale 3049 sale agreed
Dec 15: MyHome - 3684 for sale 2003 sale agreed; Daft - 3083 for sale 2806 sale agreed (one week later than this year)

It’s interesting that the current for sale figures are higher than last year and yet the Daft report said that 1st December was a new low for houses for sale. Maybe that was just the luck of the date they chose.

Looking at the December figure at this stage of the month usually 60% of the previous month sales are in suggesting that there might be another 600 sales leaving a figure around 1500 or about 70% of last years December figure. This would give a year end result of just over 15000 sales - so 6% up on last year.

December 2014 has the highest monthly sales (2228) for Dublin since the PPR started.
Number of Sales in Dublin for 2014 (14035) was 36% higher than the sales for 2013 (10322).


#1234

Latest Figures from the PPR (January 22nd):

Comparing January, February and March 2015 (3432) to the same period in 2014 (2165) there is a 59% increase.
April to June is 3978 (compared to 2878) a 38% increase on last year .
July to September is 3769 (compared to 3801). A less than 1% decrease on last year.

October so far is 1255 (compared to 1807 (2014), 1042 (2013)). 44% down on last year - probably complete at this stage
November so far is 1161 (compared to 1149 (2014), 1035 (2013)). 1% up on last year. Probably complete at this stage
December so far is 1272 (compared to 2277 (2014), 1764 (2013)). On 15th January last year the number of December sales was 1284 so possibly we’re not as far away from last year as we think

October to December is currently 3688 compared to 5242 - so currently 42% down on last year

January so far is 125 (compared to 1254 (2015), 603 (2014)).

The total for the year so far is 14946 - 6.5% higher than last years figure of 14035.

Here are the current For Sale and Sale Agreed figures - although I don’t think they have a lot of meaning people seem to set some store by them:

Jan 7th: MyHome - 3858 for sale 2150 sale agreed; Daft - 3193 for sale 2586 sale agreed
Jan 22nd: MyHome - 3872 for sale 2058 sale agreed; Daft - 3225 for sale 2534 sale agreed

For comparison here are the figures for the nearest date last year (i.e. the equivalent Wednesday):
January 15: MyHome - 3684 for sale 2003 sale agreed; Daft - 3083 for sale 2806 sale agreed (one week later than this year)
January 28: MyHome - 3768 for sale 1882 sale agreed; Daft - 3198 for sale 2650 sale agreed (one week later than this year)

Again the current for sale figures are higher than last year.

Looking at the December figure at this stage of the month usually 60% of the previous month sales are in suggesting that there might be another 600 sales leaving a figure around 1500 or about 70% of last years December figure. This would give a year end result of just over 15000 sales - so 6% up on last year.

December 2014 has the highest monthly sales (2228) for Dublin since the PPR started.
Number of Sales in Dublin for 2014 (14035) was 36% higher than the sales for 2013 (10322).


#1235

Dublin city centre has no new houses or flats for sale

Only 15 developments across Dublin have properties available for less than €300,000

irishtimes.com/news/environm … -1.2514525


#1236

This is just the weirdest line… it clearly states there are apartments to buy. Did they mean none to buy for less than €300k? Very unclear


#1237

Very bad headline writing, I think. The actual article says that there are virtually no new houses under the government’s 300k ‘starter home’ figure.

It also gives the Irish Times an excuse to continue going on, in awed wonder, about Percy Place.

This seems particularly dubious, in that there’s older property attainable on incomes lower than that in the city. It’s probably true that most city/near-city new builds would require incomes in this sort of range to buy, though (absent very good savings), because new builds in the city are concentrating on the high end currently.


#1238

Or to put it another way, new stuff is better than old stuff.

It’ll never catch on.
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#1239

The use of the word “newly” is surely the crux of their written argument here?
N’est pas!

Like “newly” might only apply in their true interpretation of the word to apartments just finished tonight or some other appropriate time…


#1240

Latest Figures from the PPR (February 4th):

Comparing January, February and March 2015 (3432) to the same period in 2014 (2165) there is a 59% increase.
April to June is 3978 (compared to 2878) a 38% increase on last year .
July to September is 3769 (compared to 3801). A less than 1% decrease on last year.

October so far is 1259 (compared to 1807 (2014), 1042 (2013)). 44% down on last year - probably complete at this stage
November so far is 1167 (compared to 1149 (2014), 1035 (2013)). 1% up on last year. Probably complete at this stage
December so far is 1431 (compared to 2277 (2014), 1764 (2013)). 59% down on last year. There’s probably another couple of weeks of figures left but I don’t see this changing much - probably end up between 1500 and 1600.

October to December is currently 3857 compared to 5242 - so currently 36% down on last year

January so far is 430 (compared to 1254 (2015), 603 (2014)).

The total for the year so far is 15122 - 7.7% higher than last years figure of 14035.

Here are the current For Sale and Sale Agreed figures - although I don’t think they have a lot of meaning people seem to set some store by them:

Jan 22nd: MyHome - 3872 for sale 2058 sale agreed; Daft - 3225 for sale 2534 sale agreed
Feb 4th: MyHome - 3984 for sale 2011 sale agreed; Daft - 3420 for sale 2570 sale agreed

For comparison here are the figures for the nearest date last year (i.e. the equivalent Wednesday):
January 28: MyHome - 3768 for sale 1882 sale agreed; Daft - 3198 for sale 2650 sale agreed (one week later than this year)
February 11: MyHome - 3910 for sale 1806 sale agreed; Daft - 3330 for sale 2645 sale agreed (one week later than this year)

Again the current for sale figures are higher than last year.

December 2014 has the highest monthly sales (2228) for Dublin since the PPR started.
Number of Sales in Dublin for 2014 (14035) was 36% higher than the sales for 2013 (10322).


#1241

I don’t think it’s just that. If you look at new builds in the city center, it’s nearly all small, very high-end apartment developments currently. That hasn’t historically been the case.
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#1242

Just throwing it out there but anyone else notice alot more houses on the recently added section on myhome of late?


#1243

No, unfortunately!