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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# real estate alliance

Last year
# Housing
Landlords selling up account for almost one in four home sales
Average house prices rose by 2.24% nationally in the last three months of year, slower than increases recorded earlier in the year.
All time
# Housing
House prices rise by almost 1.5% over three months
A record number of mortgage approvals and a lack of supply have driven the increases, according to a new report.
# House Prices
The cost of a three-bed house in Dublin city has gone up by €17,000 in three months
Nationally, the average cost of a three-bed semi-detached home has risen by 3.1% to €221,843 since June.
# priced out
The average age of first-time home buyers is going up and up
It’s even increased over the last year.
# Here we go again
Irish house buyers are once more willing to commute for over an hour to get to work...
As property prices continue to rise in the capital on foot of the Central Bank’s mortgage rules, buyers are willing to accept an extended commute to get to work.
# sales jogjam
Rents are getting so high that there's "little chance" of saving for a house
Estate agents are saying the Central Bank rules have “exceeded their desired effect”.
# limits
New mortgage rules 'will stop another boom... but rents could explode'
But the Central Bank could relax its rules for first-time buyers.
# John Gilligan
Gilligan's Kildare estate up for sale - and could fetch €500k
The convicted criminal is currently serving a 20-year jail sentence.