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Sunday 23 September 2018

Average house price across Fingal is €315k

The average price for a house in Fingal is now €315,000, some 34 per cent above the national average.

Average house prices are up 10.2 per cent in Fingal, just under the national average increase of 12.4 per cent.

In the year to May, residential property prices at national level increased by 12.4%. This compares with an increase of 13.5% in the year to April and an increase of 10.9% in the twelve months to May 2017.

The average cost of a house in Ireland is €235,000.

Dublin was the region with the highest median price (€359,000) in the year to May. Of the four administrative areas of Dublin, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown had the highest median price (€528,500). Whereas, Fingal had the lowest median price (€315,000).

The least expensive place to buy in Fingal is Balbriggan where the average house price is average price of properties is €225,000.

Almost half (47 per cent) were bought by first-time buyers. Trade ups or downs account for 45 per cent, while non-occupiers purchases stood at 8 per cent.

In Ballyboughal the average house price was €505,000

The average house price in Malahide is €445,000. First-time buyers only accounted for 21 per cent of the transactions, with the majority trading up or down from existing properties. Some 9 per cent were purchased by non-occupiers.

The average house price in Garristown is €323,500 with first-time buyers accounting for 63 per cent of sales.

The average house price in Oldtown is €433,000 with first-time buyers accounting for 63 per cent of transactions.

The average price of properties in Skerries is €335,000, with first-time buyers accounting for 28 per cent of sales. Trade ups/downs accounted for 64 per cent of sales.

The average price of properties is Lusk is €260,500, with first-time buyers accounting for 32 per cent of sales. Existing property owners trading up or down accounted for 57 per cent of sales, with non-occupiers account for 12 per cent of transactions.

The average price of properties in Rush is €267,000, with one in four sales being undertaken by first-time buyers. Existing property owners accounted for 68 per cent of transactions, with non-occupiers taking up the remaining six per cent.

The average price of properties in Swords s €311,000 made up of 38 per cent first-time buyers, 52 per cent existing owners, and 11 per cent by non-occupiers.

It is difficult to establish the average house price in Portmarnock as its contained under D13 Eircode classification, where the average house price is €342,491.

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