property

Local Rise In House Prices

With the new Central Bank rules on mortgages beginning to bite, the price of an average three bedroom semi detached house in North County Dublin has risen by 1.01 per cent to €250,000 in the second quarter of 2015. This is according to a national survey carried out by Real…


More Space Needed By CSO In Swords

The office of Public Works (OPW) has engaged office agents, JLL and CBRE to source some extra space to the Central Statistics Office (CSO) at Swords Business Campus. The extra space is required by the Census section of CSO, to house approximately 200 TCOs (Temporary Clerical Officers) because of a…


Notable Commercial Properties On The Move

The sale of Blocks A and B of Airside South Quarter in Swords, which takes in the Wright Venue and surrounding businesses is up for sale. This latest development in the fast moving commercial property market in the North County, is sure to attract major interest for investors. This high…


Council Seeks Properties For Rent

Landlords and potential landlords with available properties in the North County area, are being encouraged to lease or rent them to the local authority. Commenting on the campaign, Ann-Marie Farrelly, Director of Housing, advises that “renting your home or apartment to the council under our Rental Accommodation or Long Term…


New Tenant Purchase Scheme Set For This Year

Local Minister James Reilly has welcomed the news that the new tenant purchase scheme will be coming on stream during this quarter, which is good news for the North County. “The new tenant purchase scheme will operate along the lines of the incremental purchase model, and will involve discounts for…


100 Year Old Swords Pub Up For Sale

One of the most readily identifiable businesses in Swords has been put up for sale. M.R. Taylors, better known as ‘The Star’ on Swords Main Street is up for sale on the instructions of the Taylor family, who have traded successfully from the premises for over 100 years. This is…


New €1.4 Million Homes A Sign Of Recovering Economy

If, as many people believe, that property is an indicator of a healthy economic state, then the economy of the North County and greater Fingal area is in rude good health. Recently we have reported on the amount of commercial property that is changing hands, particularly in Swords, but now…


Scheme Announced To Help Regenerate Our Local Towns

Following last week’s front page article on the regeneration of Swords town, more positive news has emerged on this front. In what should help with the County Council’s efforts to inject a new lease of life into our local towns and villages, a package of measures aimed at doing just…