Every morning TheJournal.ie brings you the nine stories you need to know a little before 9am.1.#HOMES: More houses are coming on to the market, but prices in Dublin are up by 21% according to the latest Daft.ie quarterly report.2.#BUILDING: The number of start-ups in Ireland has increased by 14%, a report says. The biggest boom is in the construction start-up sector, which has grown 39%.3.#ROMA: The Children’s Ombudsman will today publish her report into two cases where Roma children were taken from their families in October.4.#ISRAEL: Hamas has warned Israel that any retaliation for the murder of three teenagers will “open the gates of hell”.5.#REVENUE: Those who haven’t paid their property tax have been sent letters warning them that it will be deducted from their pay or pension.6.#ROAMING: From today, it is cheaper to use your mobile phone in the EU. New EU laws that cap the amount that phone companies can charge come into effect today.7.#RENTALS: Almost two-thirds of renters have found it difficult to get deposits back from landlords, a new report has found. Of that figure, 36% say landlords are reluctant to hand over cash after a rental agreement is done.8.#IRAQ: The US has sent another 300 troops to Iraq, bring to 750 its force in the country. The troops have been sent to strengthen US interests in the area.9.#BEER: Where does Ireland rank in terms of the countries that spend the most on beer? Well, we’re in the top 10, anyway.