Media Coverage - Archive

- Pat Davitt, Chief Executive of the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers and Transport Minister Shane Ross discussed the Bus Connects plan – RTE with Seán O’Rourke 14.06.18 To Listen: Bus Connects/House Prices

Value of homes hit by bus corridor plan ‘could drop by up to 25%’ - Irish Times 13.06.18

Kilkenny Auctioneer to Become First National (female) President of IPAV – Kilkenny People 08.06.18

- IPAV CEO interviewed by Vincent Wall on Newstalk Breakfast on Receivers Sales – 08.06.18 (Link not available)

Auctioneers Dubious About Receiver Sales – Business Plus 07.06.18

 - IPAV appoints its first woman president – The Irish Times 31.05.18

Priced out of Mount Merrion? Consider Stillorgan – The Irish Times 19.05.18

 - Disproportionate regulation of private landlords causing drift to short-term lets says - Leitrim Observer 17.05.18

One of every two Dublin rentals now only for tourists, study claims – The Irish Times 16.05.18

Rental home numbers slide as Airbnb hits Dublin market – Irish Independent 16.05.18

- IPAV Launches New Business Degree with AIT - Sunday Business Post - 06.05.18

- New building sector degree launched to tackle shortages - Irish Times - 03.05.18

- IPAV CEO discusses housing supply on RTE Seán O’Rourke Show - 11.04.18!rii=b9_2134...

- "This is how bad it's got' - buyers queue for days for new homes - The herald - 11.04.18

- House It Happened? Ireland’s housing shortage ‘presents a serious threat to the economy’ – property price expert Pat Devitt answers the important questions - The Sun - 11.04.18

- People queue at new development in bid to secure house - RTE - 10.04.18

- No one should have to queue for homes - IPAV Chief Executive – Irish Examiner - 10.04.18

- IPAV President Brian Dempsey interview on KCLR 96FM - 04.04.18  (commences from approx. 11 minutes )

- Elegant city slicker in desirable location – Sunday Independent - 26.03.18

- There are four counties where the average rent exceeds €1,000 per month – 21.03.18

- Rise in average rental prices slowing – report - RTE 21.03.08

- Commuters now feeling the belt of sharply rising rents - Irish Times - 21.03.18

New analysis of house prices shows significant slowdown in increases for first time - Sunday Independent 11.02.18: (

- Cabinet set to approve state agency with loans for builders - Irish Times - 06.02.18: (

- How can we tell if the measurements of a property are accurate? - Irish Times 25.01.18: (

- IPAV CEO Pat Davitt discusses Advised Minimum Values (AMVs) on the Pat Kenny Show Newstalk 106-108fm (

- Controls have little impact as rents rise to new high, report finds - Irish Times 20.12.17 (

- Property prices jump by more than 12pc in year - Irish Independent 13.12.17  (

- Claims rural businesses are paying inflated levels of tax - Irish Examiner 28.11.17 (

- Law linking commercial rates to rent ‘devastating’ rural Ireland - Irish Times 28.11.17 (

- Fianna Fáil accused of ‘besmirching’ auctioneers’ reputation with fake bid bill - Irish Times 21.11.17 (

- Estate agents go to war with Fianna Fail over claim that 'fake bids' are driving up house prices - Irish Independent 19.11.17 (

- New planning laws should not just benefit multinationals, says IPAV - Irish Times 09.11.17 (

- House Prices will continue to rise - Westmeath Examiner 21.10.17 

- Offaly auctioneer receives REV qualification- Offaly Express 18.10.17

- Building new homes "a must" to combat inflation, says IPAV - Westmeath Examiner 07.10.17 

- New house-building entity to boost construction - RTE News 10.10.17

The price of Brexit: two opposing valuation systems for properties? - Sunday Independent 10.09.17

IPAV European Valuation Conference Advert - Sunday Indepedent 10.09.17 

They're back, cash rich and want a home – Irish Independent 10.09.17

The new home view: Life's a breeze in The Willows – Irish Independent 08.09.17

Property prices in the Dublin market to hit boom-time levels 'within the year' – Sunday Independent (Front Page & 2 page spread in Property Supplement) 03.09.17

TV3 – Sunday am – Interview with IPAV CEO Pat Davitt - TV3 03.09.17

Dublin homes will hit boom prices within a year, report says – The Irish Times 03.09.17

Auctioneers warn of boom-time house prices by the end of the year – Irish Examiner 03.09.17

RTE and Newstalk Radio: IPAV Property Price Story in the Sunday Independent was referenced at the top of the Marian Finucane Programme on RTE radion today hosted by Brendan O’Connor and On Newstalk radio.  Both mentioned Pat Davitt CEO of IPAV and his comments to the Sunday Independent

Property Prices to Hit Boom Time Levels - TodayFM 03.09.17

Website gathers data on vacant homes amid concerns over new tax – Mayo News 15.08.17

90pc of properties are selling for different sum to the asking price – Irish Independent 14.08.17

Building a new house is €75k above buying second-hand  - Daily Mail 22.08.17 

Market Watch - IPAV - The Sunday Times 20.08.17 

Pat Davitt, CEO of IPAV, talks to William Conlon about the recent trends in the property market and what the future holds for the Irishland market - Farmers Journal 26.08.17 

IPAV concern over "help to buy" changes - Westmeath Examiner 22.07.17 

Market Watch - The Sunday Times  16.07.17 

Government must not be panicked into scrapping 'help to buy' scheme -  Leitrim Observer 13.07.17

House prices leap by €2k per month over year to May - Irish Daily Mail 12.07.17 

HOT PROPERTY Property prices in Ireland surged in the south and west by nearly 20 per cent over the last year– The Sun 11.07.17

House prices jump by almost 12% in the year to May – The Irish Times 11.07.17

House price growth nears 20% in parts of south and west - Irish Independent 11.07.17

House price growth nears 20% in parts of south and west – Belfast Telegraph 11.07.17

IPAV's YPN Golf Classic & IPAV's 46th AGM & Annual Conference Coverage - The Irish Examiner 08.07.17 

Today FM Matt Cooper Show interview on Japanese knotweed with IPAV CEO Pat Davitt & Eamon Ryan of the Green Party - Today FM 06.07.17

Brian Dempsey appointed president of IPAV - Irish Times 22.06.17

DNG Stillorgan’s Dempsey lands IPAV role -Dublin Gazette 22.06.17

Rampant Japanese knotweed undermining house values and a hidden cost to buyers - Irish Times 21.06.17

Newstalk Drive Debate on the Help-to-Buy scheme with IPAV CEO Pat Davitt and Conall MacCoille of Davy - 19.06.17 (The interview comes commences after the news, political update , court case and ads at about 5.15pm)

IPAV CEO discusses Help-To-Buy Scheme - Midlands Radio103 19.06.17

Why confidence dictates the Irish property market - Irish Independent 12.06.17

Help-to-buy scheme to top agenda at auctioneers' AGM – Irish Examiner 10.06.17

Help-to-buy scheme to top agenda at auctioneers' AGM – 10.06.17

Forestry investors continue to drive marginal land sales - Farm Ireland, Irish Independent 31.05.17

Just 0.5% of Irish agricultural land changed hands in 2016 - Agri Land 27.05.17

Davitt joins board of TEGoVA - Westmeath Examiner 27.05.17 

'Scramble to buy' if Varadkar pulls the plug on scheme to build more homes – Irish Independent 27.05.17

Revealed: Homebuyers race for deals as €20,000 grant faces axe  – Irish Independent 23.05.17

Property Values up by almost 10% in the year to March - irish Daily Mail 13.05.17 

Prices will keep rising while impediments remain - IPAV - Roscommon Advertiser 05.05.17 

Return of 1,500 emigrants a week boosts property - Sunday Independent 23.04.17

House figures row deepens as Census shows stock up 8K - Irish Daily Mail 21.04.17 

Average House Prices Increase by 11% According To Latest CSO Figures – Kildare Nationalist 19.04.17

'The landlord wanted couples only' - Estate agent has to pay €3,000 after discriminating against woman – Irish Independent 20.04.17

Housing crisis deepens as prices rise 11pc with no slowdown in sight - Irish Independent 20.04.17

Bought for €135k in back on sale for half a million - Irish Daily Mail 20.04.17 

Market Watch - The Sunday Times 16.04.17 

Home Economics: answering your property questions – Irish Independent 14.04.17

Interview with IPAV CEO with RTE radio 1 Drivetime on the topic of the right of those on rent allowance/HAP schemes to view rental properties (Interview starts towards end of programme at 2:23:20) - RTE radio 1 22.03.17

Estate agent ordered to pay man €1.5k over apartment viewing refusal - Irish Indepdendent 22.03.17

Home ownership in Dublin falls to record low Central Statistics Office figures show one in four residents of the capital are now – by Fiona Reddan Irish Times 14.03.17

Have the Irish given up on owning their own homes? The number of people buying rather than renting has fallen to a near 50-year low – by Fiona Reddan Irish Times 14.03.17

On the topic of CSO March house price figures Interview with IPAV CEO with Galway BayFM 13.03.17 

State ‘not learning lesson’ from economic crash – Irish Examiner 12.03.17

On the topic of CSO March house price figures Interview with IPAV CEO with Newstalk Drivetime 10.03.17 

Housing prices set to rise due to lack of homes, claims IPAV – 10.03.17

Rebuilding Initiatives still wait for the cost analysis - The Sunday Times 12.02.17

The West's Awake House Prices Leapt Up By 18% in 2016 - The Daily Mail  11.02.17

West sees fastest rate of house price growth – Irish Examiner 10.02.17

Property or a pension: where can you get a better return? – The Irish Times 24.01.17 

Rural action plan boosts towns - but fast broadband is needed urgently – Donegal Now - 23.01.17

RTE Six one TV News - IPAV’s Eamon O’Flaherty interviewed - 23.01.17

How much is your House worth in 2017? -Irish Independent 21.01.17

How much is your House worth in 2017? Ask the experts: Is there a danger of another property bubble forming, as some are claiming? - Irish Independent 21.01.17

House price hikes ‘show politicians fail to learn lesson’ – Irish Examiner 17.01.17

Pat Davitt: Mortgage rules change good but more required - Agent View - Irish Independent 27.11.16

The business of Property by Philip Farrell Real Deal - Irish Independent 27.11.16

Lenient property loan rules risk surge in prices – Irish Examiner 24.11.16

IPAV's Submission to the CBI on LTV & LTI Mortgage Lending Regulations: Newstalk ; Irish ; Evening Echo ; Western People ;Wexford Echo

New IPAV president sets out his stall -  Irish Times - 23.06.16

Real deal. The business of property  - Sunday Independent - 19.06.2016

Eight reasons why the property market is still struggling -  Irish Times - 23.06.16

High-rise housing could solve crisis in the capital - Sunday Independent - 19.06.16

IPAV president Alan Redmond calls for review of vulture funds - Irish Examiner - 16.06.16

Redmond Calls For Review Of Vulture Funds - North County Leader - 14.06.16

Conference in Dublin to discuss housing crisis - - 11.06.16

Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers wants review of vulture funds - RTE’s 9pm News - 11.06.16

Expectations high for IPAV meeting - Irish Independent / Business - 02.06.16

We must be bold to beat the logjam in  housing - The Sunday Times - 08.05.16

Home economics: answering your property questions – Irish Independent - 06.05.16

'Help to buy' housing scheme needed, committee told – The Irish Times - 04.05.16

I'd struggle with loan under Central Bank mortgage rules - TD -  The Herald - 04.05.16

Property prices continuing to show upward momentum - Irish Examiner - 27.04.16

Property prices up 7.4% in year to March - The Irish Times / Business - 26.04.16

Agent View: The outlook? It all depends on who you are – Sunday Independent / Business Personal Finance 03.04.16

Mortgage lending rules may not be changed in upcoming review - The Irish Times - 01.04.16

Dublin house prices fall for fourth month in a row - The Irish Times / Business 31.03.16

Houses in Dublin are desirable and yet nobody seems able to buy them – The Irish Independent / Opinion Comment 31.03.16

Apartment prices rise as investors swoop in – Irish Independent – 31.03.16

Commuter Belt Spreading Well Into Midlands - IPAV CEO - - 30.03.16

Property prices up 8% in last 12 months, figures show - Irish Independent - 30.03.16

Central Bank accused of 'deliberately promoting renting over ownership' - Irish Independent / Business - 24.03.16

Auctioneers using drones to give buyers a bird’s-eye view – Irish Examiner - 21.03.16

Real Deal: IPAV proposes funding scheme to tackle crisis – Sunday Independent / Life Home - 20.03.16

All to play for: the dust from the general election is still settling – Sunday Business Post - 06.03.16

Time to help those who can’t buy, rent or build - The Sunday Business Post - 28.02.16

IPAV Calls for postponement of DPS - Insights - 17.02.16 

Calls for cash deals to get elderly 'empty nesters' out of large homes, 26,000 houses could be freed up if ‘empty nesters’ moved - Irish Independent / Business Property & Mortgages - 08.03.16

RTE Drivetime - Brian Finn covers IPAV’s press release on the business news.  Click link for coverage at 1.12.20 - 07.03.16

Time to help those who can’t buy, rent or build - The Sunday Business Post - 28.02.16

Focus on Flooding: Rising tide - Irish Independent/Life/Home-garden - 31.01.16

Anyone know who 'approves' of new lending regulations? - Irish Independent/Business - 23.01.16

The 'How Much Is Your House Worth?' panel of experts - Irish Independent/Business - 23.01.16

How to use 'How Much Is Your House Worth? - Irish Independent/Business - 23.01.16

Auctioneers want extension of development rebate - Westmeath Examiner - 06.02.16

Auctioneers seek widening of levies rebate scheme - Meath Chronicle - 06.02.16

Can vacant site levies solve housing crisis? – Sunday Business Post 17.01.16

Home economics: answering your property questions - Irish Independent/Life/Home-garden - 15.01.16

The new year brings new mortgage opportunities - Sunday Business Post 03.01.16

International conference to discuss Irish building and supply issues - Irish Times - 29.10.15

Great expectations - the driving force behind latest property crisis - David McWilliams - Irish Independent - 28.10.15

Kelly rejected deal to help low-income families with rent – Irish Independent - 27.10.15

Auctioneers call for cheaper finance for builders – - 27.10.15

Debate on rethinking property valuation to assess mortgage lending value method – The Irish Times - IPAV event to discuss the Mortgage Lending Value method used in Spain, Germany, Portugal and the Czech Republic - 22.10.15

The right moves: Nama, Project Eagle, and conflicts of interest – Irish Independent - 22.10.15

20,000 new homes to be built over next four years – Belfast Telegraph - 13.10.15

20,000 new homes to be built over next four years – Irish Examiner - 13.10.15

House prices outside Dublin rise significantly - @CeiminUTV, Dublin - 06.10.15

Dublin house prices slump as climbs recorded elsewhere - Irish Times - 06.10.15

Property prices rise significantly outside Dublin but fall in capital - Irish Independent - 06.10.15

Flight from the capital - Irish Daily Mail - 06.10.15

IPAV Press Release - Auctioneers Challenge View That Central Bank Rules Are Working - 06.10.15

Mixed response to rural funding announcement - Leitrim Observer

Rural plan very good start say auctioneers - Waterford Today

Real Deal, the business of property - Irish Independent

The right moves: What will the Budget have? - Irish Independent - 24.09.15

Government reaffirms its commitement to rural Ireland - Government official Press Release 23.09.15  

Nama faces calls to stop its biggest asset sale - Irish Independent

In The Salerooms -  Irish Independent

Vultures fly in and pick home bones clean - The Sunday Business Post

Holiday home getaways . . . from it all – well, almost - Irish Times 30.07.15

National Housing Statement - Auctioneers say rapid tackling of impediments needed - IPAV Press Release 29.07.15

CEO Pat Davitt on Newtalk Radio - 22.07.15

Eircode will help estate agents and buyers, says IPAV  - Irish Times - 16.07.15