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Monday 30 January 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# House Prices

This month
January 2023
# Housing
Average house prices now almost eight times average wage, reaching near-Celtic Tiger levels
The median asking price for a home in the fourth quarter of 2022 was €330,000.
Last year
2022
# Reaction
Housing minister welcomes mortgage rule change but concerns raised about house price increases
Concerns have been raised about increasing borrowing limits when supply remains low.
# House Prices
House prices could be over-valued by 7%, with market predicted to 'moderate substantially'
That’s according to the ESRI’s latest quarterly economic commentary.
# Housing
Property prices nationwide are 7.8% higher than one year ago
The median asking price for a home in Q3 2022 was €320,000.
# House Prices
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%.
# House Prices
House prices likely to increase in coming months despite 'significant' increase in supply
Banking and Payments Federation Ireland says housing supply must increase to improve affordability.
# Housing
Rise in cost-of-living impacting property market sentiment, survey finds
49% of homebuyers and 63% of renters said the crisis has affected their ability to buy or rent a property.
# rental crisis
118 new cost-rental homes open in Clondalkin as housing minister says rental crisis is 'acute'
The rents are set at €1,264 for two-bed apartments and €1,297 for the two-bed duplexes.
# record high
Property prices have now reached the same level as the Celtic Tiger peak - CSO
The high follows a 14.1% price increase over the past year.
# Housing
Median asking price for houses in Dublin rises to €403,000
Homebuyers in the second quarter of the year were bidding up transaction prices 6.6% above asking price
The MyHome.ie/Davy property price report found asking prices rose 5% compared to the previous quarter.
Author of the report, Conall MacCoille said that price inflation should slow down in the second half of the year.
# Rising prices
House prices rise by 14% as rate of increase slows slightly for first time in two years
The highest increase in property prices were seen outside Dublin, with prices rising by 16.4%.
# House Prices
House prices rose by over 15% nationwide in the last year
The highest increases in house and apartment prices were seen outside Dublin.
# Housing Crisis
House prices up 8% on this time last year, now 19% below Celtic Tiger peak - Daft report
Increases remain smaller in urban areas, compared to rural areas, although the gap is narrowing.
# Housing
Home prices rise by almost 15% around the country in the space of a year
The median price nationally of a home bought in the 12 months up to January this year was €280,000.
# property price index
House prices approaching Celtic Tiger peak after 14.4% increase across the country during 2021
House prices have now been rising for 14 consecutive months.
# Price increase
House prices expected to rise nationally by 5% in 2022, new report says
The report estimates that prices will rise by an average of 5% nationally, but that it would increase to 7% in Connacht/Ulster.
# mortgage approvals
Almost €1.3 billion in mortgage approvals made last November, new figures show
First Time Buyers accounted for more than half of the €1.28 billion of mortgages which were approved last November.
# House Prices
House prices across Ireland are almost 10% higher than they were a year ago
Analysis by Davy and Myhome.ie shows that house prices are now seven times average incomes.
All time
# House Prices
House prices across Ireland up almost 8% on 2020
The highest increases were seen in rural areas, where homes were traditionally cheaper.
# country living
Guidelines for building one-off homes in rural Ireland to be published 'imminently'
Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien says the updated plan will be published in early January.
# House Prices
Property prices rise almost 11% in a single year, CSO figures show
Today’s figures represent the largest annual change in prices since June 2018.
# Your Say
Poll: Has the Covid-19 pandemic made you more open to relocating?
House prices are rising outside the main Irish cities.
# up and up and up
The cost of buying a house in Ireland has gone up another 8.6%
The highest house price growth in Dublin was in South Dublin at 11.2%.
# cuckoo funds
Morning Memo: Going cuckoo
Opposition TDs have accused the government of sneaking in an exemption for big investors.
# Research
House prices spike 13% across Ireland as supply dips further
Prices are rising at a much faster rate outside Dublin.
# bank of mum and dad
People split on mortgage lending rules but strongly opposed to limits on inheritance from parents
An overwhelming majority do not favour limits on the money people can receive from parents.
# CSO
House prices continue to rise with 4.5% annual increase in April - CSO
As demand in the housing market continues to grow prices rose in Dublin by 3.5% and by 5.4% outside of Dublin.
# Financial Stability
Potential for 'significant' house price growth as pandemic fails to dampen demand, says Central Bank
House prices rose by 4.5% between April 2020 and April 2021, according to the CSO.
# Housing Crisis
Prices for homes outside Dublin soar amid new pandemic-prompted working arrangements
Outside Dublin, house prices were up by 4.3% and apartment prices up by 9.6%.
Voices
Eoin Ó Broin: The Government has shut down debate on the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill
The Sinn Féin TD says Government is rushing the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill through this week without due process, letting renters down again.
# Housing Crisis
Working from home prompts more houses being bought outside urban areas - surveyors
Surveyors predict a 4% rise in house prices in Ireland in 2021.
# Property
Buying or renting? Viewings now only allowed in person 'when contracts are being drawn up'
The new guidance was issued by the Department of Housing last night.
# Report
House prices rise 6% in 'fastest inflation' in three years
A report says Government supports and a drop in supply are partly responsible.
# Daft Report
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.
# Price increase
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.
# CSO
Irish house prices rise again following slight decline during Covid-19 lockdown
The figures were revealed by the Central Statistics Office today.
# Housing
Average asking price for newly listed homes is €280k nationally and €383k in Dublin
Asking price inflation rose by 1.2% nationally compared with Q2 of 2019, despite the impact of Covid-19.
# Daft Report
National rent prices jumped 1.2% in the last year despite impact of Covid-19
The latest Daft.ie report shows that the industry has ‘bounced back’ from Covid-19.
# Daft.ie report
There's been a 39% spike in homes for rent in Dublin compared to last May
The 39% spike is the highest one-month total for rental listings in the capital since August 2015.
# Economy
House prices could fall by 12% due to Covid-19, according to ESRI study
The ESRI warns that the challenges facing the construction industry may impact supply.