Residential property price growth reaches seven-year high of 15.2% in March – CSO

New figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) show that house price growth reached a seven-year high of over 15% in March. According to the Central Statistics Office, Residential Property Prices increased by 15.2% nationally in the 12 months to March 2022, up from 15.1% in February 2022. It’s the sharpest rate of annual price … Read more

Covid-19: 2,778 new cases and 599 patients in hospital, including 39 in ICU

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has been notified of 1,171 PCR-confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland today. In addition, on Thursday 21 April, 1,607 people registered a positive antigen test through the HSE portal. It brings the combined total of Covid-19 cases reported today to 2,778. As of 8 am today, 599 COVID-19 patients are … Read more

Residential property prices rise 14.4%, highest level in six years – CSO

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) has today (16 February 2022) published the Residential Property Price Index (RPPI) in December 2021. Residential property prices rose by 14.4% in the 12 months to December 2021, up slightly from 14% in November. In Dublin, residential property prices saw an increase of 13.1%, while property prices outside Dublin were … Read more

Are you a first-time buyer? Here is a new plan to own a home in Ireland with government support

Are one of them who dreams to own a house in our country? Well, the government has introduced a new scheme to help first time buyers in Ireland to purchase or build a home known as Local Authority Home Loan. Through the scheme, eligible people can get mortgage upto 90% of the market value of … Read more

House prices increased by 9.7% within a year; Homes for sale at record low of 11,300, says report

The annual asking price for houses has risen by 9.7% within a year, finds a new report by Meanwhile the number of homes listed for sale across the country is at record low of 11,300 on, says the quarterly property report documented by the website along with Davy. Currently the average national asking … Read more

Home rents across the country increased by 8.3%; Number of registered tenants fall off significantly

Home rents across Ireland have been increased by 8.3% within a year, the newest index rate by Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) has said. It is the highest national increase since the last quarter of 2017, the report says. The index report evaluates the trends in the sector for the third quarter of the yea (July … Read more

Property price increased by 13.5% in Ireland; Border region shows 24.1% hike

Residential property price in Ireland continues to soar as the latest price hike recorded is 13.5% for the country within the 12 months to October this year. The report by Central Statistics Office (CSO) shows price has increased significantly outside the capital especially in border areas. The price hike in Dublin is 12.3% and outside … Read more

Residential properties in Dublin go for sale on 10th December; Price starts from €190,000; Know the details!

Popular auction contract website BidX1 is conducting an auction on December 10th, 2021 where four residential properties in Co Dublin go on sale. The property price starts from €190,000 and the highest priced property in the list is €550,000. We list out these properties along with their details for the potential home buyers out there. … Read more

Dublin City Council to build 853 social and affordable homes in Santry; One -bed homes will cost just €204,000

The councillors have approved a construction plan to build 853 social and affordable homes in Dublin following a voting on the proposal. The plan to build homes at Oscar Traynor Road in Santry was passed with the support of 36 members while 23 councillors opposed. Fianna Fail, Fine Gael, Green Party and most Labour councillors … Read more

Meet the Dundalk couple making low cost homes using shipping containers

A Dundalk couple is getting popularity by making low cost homes using shipping containers. The couple James O’Kane and partner Berni Moore started container home construction during lockdowns in the country. They have also started a company named GTL Containers which has operations all over Ireland. GTL Containers have built homes in places including Cork, … Read more