900,000 people now renting in Ireland including 25% of Dublin's population

A Report by Savills covered extensively by Fiona Reddan in todays' Irish Times tells us that 25% of people in Dublin are renting. 60% of the Private Residential Properties are owned mortgage free and with Deposit Rates so low and the Stockmarket at all-time highs, many investors see Property as a viable alternative offering good rental yields (5%-10%) and property values rising.