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Where's the best value in Cork right now? Join us for an evening of expert tips on buying a new place

Get the edge in Munster’s priciest housing market at our Home Series Event on April 11.

Pope's Quay, Cork.
Pope's Quay, Cork.
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FROM CARRIGALINE TO Crosshaven, and Blackrock to Ballinlough, Cork’s size means there are heaps of locations for first-time buyers to choose from, but which spots will give you the most bang for your buck – and which should be avoided?

Prices in all of Munster’s key markets rose in the first few months of this year, but Cork still holds a fairly significant lead, according to figures.

You’ll pay an average of €261,494 for a home in Cork city right now,  for example, compared to €164,930 in Waterford city.

With the help of KBC and, we want to give Cork buyers all they need to get the edge in an increasingly more challenging real estate market.

After two successful runs in Dublin, our Home Series Event is headed for the Rebel County.

Join us at Cork City Hall’s Millennium Hall on Wednesday April 11 at 5.45pm for an evening of exclusive market insights based on data, buying tips, and strategic house-viewing advice. (Plus, refreshments and snacks…)

Tickets to the Home Series Event are completely free. All you have to do is register by sending an email with your name and contact details to with the subject line ‘Home Series Event Cork’.

Attendees will also have the chance to try out the groundbreaking VR technology being used to explore properties, as part of the Experience Your World partnership with KBC and

Along with KC from Cork’s 96FM as MC, the speakers on the night will be:

  • Adam Ferguson,, helping you to find the best value neighbourhood for you – with expert market insights based on data
  • Frances Crean, Organised Mayhem, on how to search for and view homes with military precision
  • Anne O’Mahony, Sherry Fitzgerald, on staying one step ahead in the Cork market
  • Sean Michael Collins, Hub Manager, KBC Cork, taking you step-by-step through the mortgage process

Before and after the talks, attendees can enjoy some refreshments and try out a full VR experience. Mortgage experts, and a team from will also be on hand to answer any further questions.

The Home Series Event with and KBC Bank is happening at 5.45pm on Wednesday April 11 at Cork City Hall’s Millennium Hall. Tickets are free. To register, simply send your name, email and phone number to with the subject line ‘Home Series Event Cork’. 

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