Limerick’s LaCucina is best in Ireland – again

first_imgTwitter FOR the second year running, Limerick and LaCucina have the best casual dining restaurant in Ireland. The duo behind the ever popular Castletroy based eatery, Lorraine Fanneran and Bruno Coppola, beat of some very stiff competition to take the crown at the gala awards night last week in Dublin.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The best of the best from the Irish world of food and wine were out in force and the six week judging process ended with the Limerick couple taking to the stage and with it the retention of the Irish title they won in 2010. “We just can’t believe it, this is amazing and we are over the moon. We just do pizza and pasta from our little place and we have won this brilliant title again,” were the words of Lorraine, the social media engine and front of house to the restaurant, while Bruno, chef and kitchen maestro, said that “it’s just brilliant to see the places that we have been up against and the fact we came out on top is a huge huge reward for all our efforts”. The subtle yet slick Italian themed eatery, often frequented by faces young and old including many players from both Munster and Ireland rugby teams, took the best casual Dining award over the eateries such as Farmgate, Cork; L’Olliver, Kildare and Mishi Sushi in Dublin. WhatsApp Advertisement Previous articleJudge Tom’s new chapter beginsNext articleStrong line up for Doonbeg Festival admin Facebookcenter_img Linkedin NewsLimerick’s LaCucina is best in Ireland – againBy admin – May 31, 2011 959 Email Printlast_img read more

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Cold Weather Means Rental Market Bargains for Investors

first_img HomeUnion rental investments Rentals Single-Family Rentals 2018-01-09 David Wharton Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago For investors looking to find bargains in the single-family rental (SFR) market, winter is here … and that’s a good thing. According to a study by HomeUnion, an online real estate investment and management firm, the off-peak winter period can be one of the best times of year to acquire single-family rental homes. HomeUnion reports that investors paid 6.6 percent less per square foot during the winter months of 2018 than they did during summer 2017, when the buying market is in full swing.Steve Hovland, Director of Research for HomeUnion, says, “For the second year in a row, our study found that the wintertime is the best season to acquire rentals. Median home prices drop substantially during the colder months, while rent losses remain marginal for landlords. On average, investors can acquire higher-yielding properties in cold-weather markets like Omaha, Nebraska; Chicago, Illinois; and Hartford, Connecticut.HomeUnion ranked the 40 best metro areas to buy rental property during the wintertime, with Omaha, Nebraska topping the list. HomeUnion found the average wintertime price for Omaha to be $78,100, down 32.1 percent from the summertime average of $115,000. Here are the list’s top 10 entries, along with the price decrease between summer and winter months.Omaha, Nebraska: -32.1 percentChicago, Illinois: -26.0 percentHartford, Connecticut: -25.5 percentColumbus, Ohio: -25.1 percentSeattle, Washington: -24.7 percentWashington, D.C.: -24.3 percentNew York, New York: -23.8 percentCincinnati, Ohio: -22.4 percentGrand Rapids, Michigan: -21.4 percentMinneapolis, Minnesota: -20.1 percentYou can see the rest of HomeUnion’s rankings by clicking here.Investors interested in the single-family rental market should take note of Five Star’s 2018 Single-Family Rental Summit, set to unfold March 19-21, 2018, at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. The three-day Summit will feature top subject matter experts and skilled SFR practitioners leading discussion panels and training sessions related to property acquisition and management, financing, strategies for small, mid-cap, and large investors, and new developments related to technology and professional services. You can find more information by clicking here. Sign up for DS News Daily Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Cold Weather Means Rental Market Bargains for Investors The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, Journal, News, Secondary Market Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Previous: Mortgage Delinquencies Begin to Recover from Hurricane Season Next: First-Time Homebuyers Could Face Increased Default Risks in 2018 Share Save January 9, 2018 1,982 Views  Print This Post Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Tagged with: HomeUnion rental investments Rentals Single-Family Rentals Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / Cold Weather Means Rental Market Bargains for Investors About Author: David Wharton Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Related Articles Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Subscribelast_img read more

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