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# daft-report - Friday 18 May, 2012

Number of properties available to rent hits three and a half year low - Daft report

The gap between urban and rural rental prices has widened, with prices in Cork and Dublin rising, according to the latest Daft Rental Report.

# daft-report - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

Rents rise across Ireland for first time since 2008

The latest quarterly report on rent prices shows continuing divergence between the demand for accommodation in rural and urban areas.

# daft-report - Monday 4 July, 2011

Average house price now under €200k - and there's still room to fall report shows property price fall accelerated in second quarter of 2011. Asking prices nationally fell 5 per cent in three months.

# daft-report - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

Poll: Would you buy a house in the current climate? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you buy a house in the current climate?

What’s putting buyers off – are they worried about the economy; unable to get a mortgage, or simply holding out for a better bargain? Or have the experiences of the last few years put first-time buyers off for good?

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Investigation underway after some gardaí allegedly joked about ‘raping’ and ‘deporting’ Corrib protesters; fears of a serial killer on the loose in New York and why Ireland’s not the only country worried about banking stress tests.

# daft-report - Wednesday 5 January, 2011

Daft report 2010: Asking prices fall 14% reports that asking prices fell by an average of 14% last year – but not uniformly, marking the end of a single national property market.

# daft-report - Monday 22 November, 2010

Rent rose slightly in third quarter

The latest report by property website indicates that some stability is returning to the market.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you really need to know about the bailout, the banking sector, the future of the Croke Park deal – and what happens when an alligator takes on a kitty.

# daft-report - Tuesday 5 October, 2010

Property prices drop 3.7% in third quarter as buyers remain jittery

As the latest Daft report is released, economist Ronan Lyons explains why house-hunters are afraid to take the plunge.

# daft-report - Thursday 19 August, 2010

RENTS HAVE REMAINED largely unchanged for the second half of this year, according to the latest property report from

Prices remain considerably lower for the same period of last year, despite falling by less than 1% between April and June this year.

The average asking rent for a property stands at €835, 5% lower than last year.

Rent for students still varies across Ireland. Letterkenny was on average the cheapest place for a student to rent, at €219 per month, but living in Dublin city centre costs more than twice that, with students paying an average €501 each month.

Commenting on the report, the president of the Union of Students in Ireland, Gary Redmond, said students will be pleased with current prices:

A year ago, students could expect to pay rent in the range of €370-400 per month, while students in Dublin faced considerably higher rents. But recent figures from Daft now show that in the last year the biggest falls in rents have been in Dublin. Generally, around the country, rents are between 20% and 30% below what they were two years ago.

# daft-report - Tuesday 13 July, 2010

A REPORT from the Department of the Environment says that almost 200,000 homeworkers are facing negative equity by the end of the year. The Housing Market Overview 2009 says price recovery will take longer outside urban areas, and that the downturn may be longer and more severe than expected.

Demolition may be the most likely option for these houses, that may never sell.

Figures from say the average price paid for a home is €224,000, a drop of 36% from €352,500 in 2007, when the Celtic Tiger was in its prime. House prices in Dublin have dropped 40% to an average of €272,500, down from €457,000. The Daft report tracks the asking price for houses between March and June this year. The report says that prices fell a further 4% during the period, a smaller drop than in previous period., and Permanent TSB have previously reported drops of 27% and 34% between January and March this year.