Houses in Dublin are desirable and yet nobody seems able to buy them
Published 31/03/2016 | 02:30
You have to feel sorry for the very capable and efficient statisticians at the CSO - who for years have been forced produce a flawed monthly Property Price Index.
We only get half the picture - because the CSO deals only with data from mortgaged purchases and cash sales.
But cash sales currently account for 40pc of transactions nationally, rising to 48pc when Dublin is excluded.