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Monday 22 September 2014

House prices now five per cent higher than a year ago

Published 12/07/2014 | 12:00

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HOUSE PRICES in County Wexford in early 2014 were five per cent higher than a year ago with auctioneers noticing an increase in demand for properties in Gorey and New Ross in particular.

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The latest Daft.ie property figures for the second quarter of 2014 show the slight rise in prices compares with a fall of 6 per cent witnessed in the same period of 2013.

The average house price in the county is now €137,000. Three bed semi detached houses are selling for €84,000 on average, slightly down on the same period in 2013, while four bed bungalows are making €182,000, up 5.8 per cent on the figures for the same period last year. One bed apartments are selling for €46,000, down 4.3 per cent on last year, while two bed terraced houses are selling for €62,000, the same as in early 2013.

The report indicates that five bedroom homes are making slightly more in County Wexford this year compared to last year, selling for €221,000.

Nationally the average price for a house stands at €187,000, while in Dublin house prices have risen by 21 per cent in the past year.

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