Residential investment property report: Q3 2009

We are pleased to bring you the winter edition of our Residential Property Investor report for 2009.

(Click on the picture to the left to download it)

This time we teamed up with our friends at and as well as with Frank Quinn who is a lecturer in Property Valuations in Senior College Dun Laoghaire to bring you what we feel is a very comprehensive overview of the Irish investment property market.

We used four different methodologies to look at valuations, discounted cash-flows, the investor method of property valuations, and then two unique versions that look at the performance of a property versus bank deposits factoring taxation in both leveraged and un-leveraged examples.

We have published the analysis element of what we have done and welcome any critique readers may have, we accept that every variance and eventuality can never be fully covered, having …

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Investment Property Report Q1 2009

We are pleased to bring you, in association with, the investment property report for Q1 2009. To download the report just click here, or on the picture to the left.

The headline findings and information contained in this are based upon prices which are collated by Propertyweek, one of the most widely used valuer systems in the country, and financial calculations which were done by Irish Mortgage Brokers. Between the two companies we have combined our experience and knowledge in order to give an interpretation of the property market for investors.

The basis of comparison is as follows: anything with risk should carry a ‘risk premium’ versus the returns available on ‘low-to-no risk’ options (such as deposit interest). If deposits are outperforming investment property then there is no reason to assume the additional risk, equally, if this isn’t the case then there is an argument in favour of investing in property.

We hope you enjoy the report and if you have any questions feel free …

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