RTE History show features Irish Mortgage Brokers

We were really pleased to take part in a piece on RTE Radio 1’s ‘History Show with Myles Dungan’. The topic was historic property cycles and how the most recent crash was big news to most of us, but was far from the most enduring (which lasted about a century).

Karl Deeter of Irish Mortgage Brokers was on with Frank Quinn from the Blackrock Further Education Institute, the piece was based on their paper which had been presented to the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland last October (David Duffy formerly of the ESRI and now of Property Ireland was also an author on the technical paper).

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Marian Finucane show: 300 Years of Dublin house prices, 22nd February 2015

We have been part of an ongoing project that started in early 2013 to establish a historical house price index for Dublin. We were pleased with our initial findings which will form the basis of our working paper and were able to speak about it on the Marian Finucane show on Sunday the 22nd of February.

Marian Finucane wasn’t there, in her stead Aine Lawlor was hosting the show.

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