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Last month
November 2023
Rents remain stable in Dublin due to improved supply but rental increases continue elsewhere
Market rents rose by an average of 1.8% nationwide in Q3 of 2023, but increased by just 0.4% in Dublin.
This year
House prices in third quarter of 2023 up 1.1% from one year ago
That’s according to the latest quarterly house prices report by
Average rent in Dublin is over €2,300 - but rises have stabilised since last quarter
Outside Dublin the average increase in rent between March and June was 4.3%.
House prices in second quarter of 2023 down 0.5% from one year ago
This marks the first time since mid-2020 that prices have fallen in year-on-year terms.
Demand for new homes in Ireland has gone through the roof according to Daft
Daft found that demand for new build homes in the €400,000 to €500,000 price range has spiked compared to this time last year.
House prices in Ireland fell by 0.3% in the first three months of the year
The average listed price nationwide in the first quarter of 2023 was €308,497.
'Cool off' in housing demand predicted as prices fall in final quarter of 2022
The average listed price nationwide in the final quarter stood at €309,941, which represents a 0.4% fall from the previous quarter.
Last year
Record high rent increases amid ongoing 'extreme' supply shortage
The latest report found that market rents have risen by 14.1% in the last 12 months.
House prices largely stable in third quarter but year-on-year inflation remains high
There was a 0.1% increase in the second quarter of the year but year-on-year inflation remains high at 7.7%.
All time
House prices across Ireland are 9% higher than one year ago
Inflation is highest outisde of cities, with prices rising by 13%.
Properties by the coast in Ireland now cost 23% more than before Covid-19 pandemic
This compares to a national average increase of just 8.7% in the same period.
Dublin remains the most expensive housing market, as total value of Irish houses reaches €536 billion
The national average asking price for a house is €264k.
Rent costs rise in four of Ireland's five major cities
Rent prices in Cork, Galway, Limerick and Waterford cities have risen compared to last year.
House prices rise 5% as supply falls to lowest in over a decade
Some urban areas saw an increase of up to around 10% in the cost of housing between June and September.
National rent prices jumped 1.2% in the last year despite impact of Covid-19
The latest report shows that the industry has ‘bounced back’ from Covid-19.
Number of rental properties continues to rise - but charity says former Airbnbs won't solve housing crisis
A new report by the Simon Communities says new properties are out of reach of HAP customers. is helping provide free accommodation for doctors and nurses battling the Covid-19 pandemic
It’s expected that a feature allowing doctors and nurses to self-isolate outside of hospitals will be live by next week.
Increase in available rental properties in Dublin 'likely related to collapse of tourism'
Half of the Dublin increase is concentrated in the most in-demand property type and area for the short-term market.
House prices continue to fall across the country, according to new report
Some parts of the country, including Sligo and Meath, have continued to see price inflation.
Value of residential property in Ireland up by 5.3bn euro in last 12 months
Temple Road in Darty is now Ireland’s most expensive street.
Could a rent freeze work in Ireland - and what effect would it have?
Rents have increased once again despite 10% more rental properties coming onto the market, according to a report.
Growth in house prices slows to just 0.1% - but unclear if supply or Brexit is the cause
The average cost of a house nationwide in the third quarter of this year was €257,000.
Property website ordered to block discriminatory adverts after WRC ruling
The decision follows a case taken by the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC).
The average nationwide rent is now €1,391 per month - a record high
In some areas, the average cost of rent is *much* higher than the average mortgage.
The average price of a house in Dublin has increased once again to €388,000
The average price of a house continued to rise nationwide but at a slower rate than before.
Property values jumped €84 million per day in the last year
Dublin remains the most expensive property market in the country.
Minister accused of 'living in cloud cuckoo land' for saying rents are rising at a 'slow rate'
The average cost of renting a home in Ireland in the first three months of this year was at an all time high.
The average cost of renting a property in Dublin is now over €2,000
There are 2,700 homes available to rent nationwide – the lowest recorded number – according to the latest report from
People are now paying an extra €129,000 to live near the Dart or Luas
The most expensive house prices are in Sandymount, Dalkey and Lansdowne Road.
The average monthly rent in Ireland is over €1,300 - €300 higher than the 2008 peak
Rents rose nationwide by an average of 9.8% in the 12 months to December 2018.
House prices rose by €1,000 a month in 2018
However, this is the lowest rate of increase since the market bottomed out in 2013.
There are now over 5,000 'property millionaires' in Ireland
Eglinton Road in Donnybrook is Ireland’s most expensive street, according to data from
'A cause for huge concern': Rents now 30% higher than Celtic Tiger peak
The report found that rents nationwide have risen by 11.3% in the last year.
Cost of renting near Luas stops €3,360 higher per year compared with other parts of Dublin
The findings were made as part of the latest Luas Rental Price report from
House prices beginning to stabilise as parts of the country see price drop during third quarter of 2018
It’s reported that better availability is leading to a stabilising of house prices across the country.
Over half of available rental properties in Dublin aimed at tourists for short-term stays
The Dublin rental market is set to dip below 1,000 units, for the first time since 2001 by the end of this year.
The average house price in Dublin is €145,000 more than five years ago
House prices continue to rise and the number of properties on the market continues to fall, the latest house price report has found.
FactFind: Is it cheaper to have a mortgage than rent in Ireland?
We’ve all heard it in the pub, but is it actually true?
Poll: Have you been affected by the rental crisis?
A new report by shows that rent in Dublin is now €380 per month higher than at the peak of the Celtic Tiger years.