house prices

  • In Mayo, house prices in the final quarter of 2019 were 5% lower than a year previously, compared to a rise of 10% seen a year ago. The average house price in the county is now €146,000, 32% above its lowest point.

    In Dublin, prices in the third quarter of 2019 were 1% lower than a year previously, compared to a fall of 3% seen a year ago. The average house price in the capital is now €366,000, 26% below peak levels.

    In Ireland housing prices fell by 1.2% during 2019, the first calendar year recording a fall in prices since 2012, according to the latest Daft.ie Sales Report released today by  property website, daft.ie.

    In Dublin, prices fell by 1.2% during 2019, while in Galway city, prices were unchanged on a year previously. In the other main cities, prices were higher, with year-on-year increases of 0.8% in Cork, 2.9% in Limerick and 3.3% in Waterford. Outside the cities, prices were also falling, by between 0.8% in Munster and 2.6% in Connacht-Ulster.

  • 2018 was a mixed year for house prices across the country.

    That's according to the Irish Independent, which has published its annual list of property prices.

    According to the study, prices in Kilkenny increased the most over the 12 months, up 22 percent.

    Property prices in Mayo were down 1% in the year. The average price of a house in the county is 175,000. There are big differences between different areas in the county.

    Increasing builders costs and the number of new homes being built were just some of the factors that impacted on prices in each area.

    Mark Keenan, Residential Property Editor, Irish Independent has details of the survey in Co Mayo.

    In Galway, prices in the city went up by 10% and by 3% in the county.

    Property prices in Roscommon were up 7% in the last year – where the average price is 160,000

    Prices in Sligo are up 3% in the year, where the aveage price of a home is also 160,000 euro.

     

  • House prices nationally rose by 2.7% during the second quarter of 2018, according to the latest House Price Report released today by Ireland’s largest property website, Daft.ie. The average price nationwide during the second quarter was €254,000, 5.6% higher than a year ago. Compared to their lowest point in 2013, prices nationwide have risen by an average of 54% or just over €89,000.

    In Mayo, prices in the second three months of 2018 were 6% higher than a year previously, compared to a rise of 7% seen a year ago. The average house price is now €154,000, 38% above its lowest point.

    In Dublin, prices rose by 1.8% between March and June, meaning that the average price in the capital is now almost €155,000 higher than five years previously. Across each of the other major cities, prices rose substantially in the last three months – by 4.8% each in Limerick and Waterford cities and by 4.7% in Cork and 4.3% in Galway. Outside the main cities, prices rose by 3.2% in the same period, with the largest increases in Connacht-Ulster and the smallest in Munster.

  • House prices nationally rose by 1.3% in the third quarter of 2018, according to the latest House Price Report released today by Ireland’s No.1 property website, Daft.ie. The average price nationwide between June and September was €257,000, 6.6% higher than a year ago. Compared to their lowest point in 2013, prices nationwide have risen by an average of 56% or just over €92,000.

    In Mayo, prices in the third quarter of 2018 were 6% higher than a year previously, compared to a rise of 5% seen a year ago. The average house price is now €153,000, 38% above its lowest point.

    In Dublin, prices rose by just 0.2% between June and September, the smallest three-month gain since late 2016. This was also seen in each of the other major cities, with much more muted price gains in Galway (1.1%) and Limerick (1.0%), and largely stable prices in Waterford (0.2% rise) and Cork city (0.1% fall). Outside the main cities, prices rose by 2.2% in the same period.

    The number of properties available to buy on the market nationwide continues to rise. There were almost 25,000 properties for sale nationwide in September, roughly 1,000 higher than a year previously. The increase in availability is almost entirely driven by Dublin, where stock on the market has improved 40% year-on-year. The rest of Leinster has also seen stock increase (by 7%), while Munster and Connacht-Ulster continue to see availability shrink.

     

  • House prices in Co Mayo rose by 1.7 % in the first three months of this year, according to the latest REA Average House Price Index.

    The average cost of a three-bedroom semi-detached house in Mayo now stands at €152,500.

    Roscommon saw a 4% increase in house prices in the first quarter of 2018, with a 2.9% increase in Galway City and 1.4% in Co Galway.

    Overall, average house prices across the country rose by 9% over the past year, and the average semi-detached house nationally now costs almost €230,000.

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    House prices went up by over a thousand euro a month during 2018.

    According to the latest Daft.ie report, there was a 5.5 per cent increase across the country with the average price now 254 thousand euro.

    In Dublin, house prices rose by 2.9 per cent, compared to an increase of 11.7 per cent in 2017.

    Prices went up 5.8 per cent in Cork, 6.3 per cent in Galway city, while Limerick saw increases of 9.8 per cent.

    In Mayo, prices in the final quarter of 2018 were 10% higher than a year previously, compared to a rise of less than 1% seen a year ago. The average house price is now €154,000, 39% above its lowest point.

    In Roscommon the average price has risen by 7.5% since last year up to €138,908 and are up 51.6% since their lowest point.

    In Galway City the average house price is €290,528, up 6.3% on the same time last year and up just under 81% since its lowest point.

    In Galway County the average price is now €197,791, up 7.4% on last year and 56.3% since the lowest level.

    In Sligo the average price is €138164, up 5.5% since last year and 31.5% since its lowest level.

  • House prices nationally increased by 6.5% in the year to December 2018, according to the latest figures from the CSO.

    The rate of growth was just less than half of the 12.1% increased in prices recorded the previous year.

    In Dublin, house prices rose by 4.2% last year.

    The Midwest region saw the largest increases in 2018 with prices up by over 18%, while houses in the West increased by 11% last year.

    The most expensive area to buy a house was Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown, with a median price of €535,000, while Longford was the cheapest area at €94,500.

    Median house prices in Mayo in 2018 were €125,000 compared to €179,000 in Co Galway, and €105,000 in Roscommon.

    The national average paid for a property last year was €291,000.

     

  • Housing prices nationally rose by 2.9% during the first three months of 2019, according to the latest Daft.ie House Price Report released today by Ireland’s largest property website, Daft.ie. The national average price in the first quarter of the year was €261,000, up 5.9% on the figure for the same period last year, an increase of €15,000 on average. It is the 22nd consecutive quarter that the national average price was higher than a year ago.

    In Mayo, prices in the first three months of 2019 were 7% higher than a year previously, compared to a rise of 3% seen a year ago. The average house price is now €156,000, 40% above its lowest point.

    In Galway county there is a 4% increase to an average of €201,542; in Sligo prices are up 7.3% to an average of €142,936 and in Roscommon prices have seen a 9% increase to an average of €145,652.

    Prices also rose strongly in the four other main cities, with increases of 2.5% in Cork and 3.4% in Galway, between December and March. Limerick (3.6%) saw the largest increases of all the cities, while outside the cities, prices rose by 2.5% on average.

    In Dublin, prices in the first three months of 2019 were 4% higher than a year previously, compared to a rise of 8% seen a year ago. The average house price is now €383,000, 74% above its lowest point. In Dublin, prices reached their lowest point in the second quarter of 2012 and have risen by an average of 74% - or €163,000 - since that time. In four Dublin postal districts, prices have doubled in that time

    The number of properties available to buy on the market nationwide was just over 22,500 in March, up 11% year-on-year. This increase is being driven by Dublin, where availability is up 40% year-on-year, and to a lesser extent other urban areas and the rest of the Greater Dublin area. In Munster, availability is largely unchanged, while in Connacht-Ulster, stock on the market is still falling.

     

  • The price of the average three-bed semi-detached house in Co Mayo has remained unchanged over the past year  - according to a national survey carried out by Real Estate Alliance.

    Mayo prices were static at an average of €160,000.

    The REA Average House Price Survey shows prices in Mayo remain stable and demand is reasonable.  Buyers interested in relocating from the UK are active in the market.

    Westport prices were static this quarter and three-bed semi-detached houses are currently on the market at an average of €252,000, while the average time taken to sell increased from eight weeks to ten.

    Prices for the average three-bed semi-detached house in Castlebar remained unchanged this quarter at €160,000, with time on the market remaining at 12 weeks.

    The average semi-detached house nationally now costs €235,009, according to this survey - down almost half of one percent since the second quarter of this year.

     

     

  • Three bedroom semi-detached houses in Mayo have remained at the same price over the past 12 months according to the Q4 Irish Independent/ REA Average House Price Index.

    The price remains at 160,000 euro.

    In county Sligo house prices have risen by 11 percent to 137,500, in Roscommon a three bedroom semi -detached home has risen 2.5 percent over 2019 to 145,000, while in county Galway it’s up 3 percent to 165,000.

    In Galway city a three bedroom semi- detached house costs 282,000 euro on average, and shows no increase in price over the past 12 months.

    The average family home nationally costs 235,000 euro.

  • The price of an average three-bedroom semi-detached house in Co Mayo fell by 4% over the past year, to €153,500 - according to a new national survey by Real Estate Alliance.

    Prices in Castlebar fell by over 4% over the past year to an average of €153,500, while Westport prices fell by 6.7% to €235,000 in the last year.

    The survey also shows that, despite fears of a downturn in the market during the Covid-19 crisis, the price of an average 3-bed semi in Mayo remained unchanged over the past 3 months.

    Local estate agent Robert McGreal of REA McGreal Burke Castlebar and Westport says Covid-19 restrictions have had an impact on the volume of sales, but pricing is steady and business has been encouraging since they reopened.

     

     

  • The price of an average 3-bed semi-detached house in Co Mayo rose by almost 5% in the past year to €160,000.

    That's according to the REA Average House Price survey published today, which shows that Mayo house prices were static in the first three months of this year.

    In Castlebar, a three-bed semi is currently averaging €160,000 while a similar house in Westport is achieving €252,000.

    Local estate agents are reporting a steady market with strong demand for family homes and good quality properties located close to Westport town.

    Roscommon house prices have increased by almost 10% in the past year, and by almost 11% in Sligo, while in Galway city, there was a 6.6% increase over the past 12 months, and a 6.7% increase in Co Galway.

    Over the past year, the highest increase in house prices was in Longford, where a 3-bed semi increased by over 21% to an average of €115,000.

    Estate agents say this is due to the upcoming opening of the Centre Parcs tourist attraction.

     

  • The price of the average three-bed semi in Mayo rose by 1.6% to €160,000 between June and September of this year, according to a national survey carried out by Real Estate Alliance.

    Mayo prices rose by 8.1% over the last 12 months, the survey found.

    There is good demand for well-presented family homes and strong activity in the first-time buyer sector,” according to Kevin Burke of REA McGreal Burke, Castlebar, where the average house is taking six weeks to sell.

    The REA Average House Price Survey concentrates on the actual sale price of Ireland's typical stock home, the three-bed semi, giving an up-to-date picture of the second-hand property market in towns and cities countrywide to the close of last week.

    The average semi-detached house nationally now costs €234,824.

    Overall, the average house price across the country rose by 5.8% over the past 12 months – a decrease on the 8% recorded to June and indicating that the market is continuing to steady after an 11.3% overall rise in 2017.