Love it? Like it!

Today FM

Close

on air now Current Show

THE LAST WORD WITH MATT COOPER

16:30 - 19:00
00:00 - 01:00

The Beat Goes On with Kelly-Anne Byrne

01:00 - 05:00

Overnight

05:00 - 07:00

Early Breakfast with Paula MacSweeney

07:00 - 09:00

The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show

09:00 - 12:00

Dermot and Dave

12:00 - 14:30

Lunchtime with Muireann

14:30 - 16:30

Off the Charts with Fergal D'Arcy

16:30 - 19:00

The Last Word with Matt Cooper

19:00 - 21:00

Lost in Music with Louise Duffy

21:00 - 23:59

The Paul McLoone Show

Falling rents up to 2011 saw more fleeing nest


by Juliette Gash  30th Jul 2014  12:45
Today FM image

But, rising rents will reverse the trend

As many as 20-thousand more people in their 20s and 30s moved out of their parentsÂ’ homes in 2011, compared to 2006.

A report by the ESRI says this is because a fall in rents caused by the economic crash made setting up on their own cheaper.

But, a reversal recorded in recent months is likely to see many young people decide to live at home for longer.

The belief that house prices will continue to rise is also likely to incentivise more people to get on the property ladder.

Research assistant with the ESRI is David Byrne;
 

Ronan Lyons is an economist at Trinity college and author of the Daft report.

He explains what's happened to the rental market since 2011;

 


  • Today FM image

    Australian Open is anyone's game after Djokovic and Murray...

    Today FM image

    Where does O'Mahony rank among the modern Kerry greats

    Today FM image

    The winners and losers in Ireland's 40-man Six Nations...

    Today FM image

    Michelle O'Neill becomes SF leader in Northern Ireland

  • Today FM image

    Matthew McConaughey Joins Dermot & Dave To Show Off His Irish...

    Today FM image

    Three arrested in human trafficking investigation

    Today FM image

    Ed Sheeran Releases New Video For 'Castle On The Hill'

    Today FM image

    1 in 4 Admit To Logging On To Loved Ones' Facebook Accounts