Almost 1 in 6 Question If They’ll Ever Own a Home

Almost 1 in 6 Irish people are sceptical of the likelihood that they will every own a home according to recent research. According to a recent survey of over 5,000 people from AA Home Insurance, 9.22% of respondents fully agreed with the claim that owning a home was something they felt that they were unlikely […]

Waterways Ireland Has Successful Meeting With Local Authority Network

Waterways Ireland recently held a successful Local Authority Networking Meeting in Athlone. Bringing together the key staff from tourism, sport, economic development and heritage; the 19 Local Authorities with whom Waterways Ireland works were well represented on the day. Presentations were made on the different aspects of Waterways Ireland’s work across Blueways, Property, Communications, Heritage, […]

AA Survey Finds Homebuyers Getting Older Before Entering Market

Over 50% of those under 35 still waiting to purchase first home 83% of those currently over 55 had bought first home before turning 36 15% aged between 25 and 35 doubt they will ever own a home. The average age of at which people enter the property market is on the rise as over […]

Irish house prices rising fastest in EU

Ireland’s house prices were 16.3% higher in the last quarter of 2014 than in the last quarter of 2013, according to Eurostat estimates released today. This is the highest annual house price increase in the EU. Today’s estimates also show that the rate at which Irish house prices increased over the year in 2014 was […]

Average Offaly three-bed semi rises 17.35% in 2014

The price of an average three-bed semi in Offaly rose by 17.35% in 2014, according to a national survey carried out by Real Estate Alliance.   The Real Estate Alliance Average House Index concentrates on Ireland’s typical stock home, the three-bed semi, giving an accurate picture of the property market in towns and cities countrywide. […]

Rents now rising in every county

Rents are now more expensive than they were at the same stage last year in every county in Ireland, according to the latest quarterly Rental Report by  Nationally, rents have risen by over 11% in the space of twelve months with the national average rent now €933 compared to €842 a year previously. Dublin’s […]

Offaly average asking price fell 4.8% between March and June

New interactive mapping tool shows changes in prices and rents since the peak, for over 1,000 areas of the country   The average asking price of property in Dublin has fallen by less than 1% in the first half of 2012 compared to 10% in the second half of 2011, according to the latest House […]

Daft Report, Q1 2012 – Smallest quarterly fall in prices since 2007

The first quarter of 2012 saw the smallest decline in asking prices since the market began to fall in 2007, according to the latest House Price Report. Prices fell by 1.4% on average during the first three months of the year, compared to 8% in the final three months of 2011. The national average […] House Price Report, Offaly – Asking prices fall sharply in final three months of 2011

Asking prices for residential property around the country fell by an average of 7.7% between September and December, according to the 2011 In Review report published by property website This is the sharpest three-month fall in prices to date and means that the percentage fall in prices over the course of 2011 was 18%, as large […]

Rents record their first annual increase since 2008

Rents nationwide were an average of 0.2% higher in the third quarter of 2011 than a year previously, according to the latest report published by the property website, This marks the first time since early 2008 that rents rose in year on year terms. The average rent nationwide now stands at €825, a fall […]

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