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Thursday 23 January 2020

€142,000 is Sligo’s average house price

The average house price in Sligo is now €142,000, 35% above its lowest point, according to the latest report from Daft.ie

Prices in the final quarter of 2019 in Sligo were 2% higher than a year previously, compared to a rise of 6% seen a year ago.

Nationally, housing prices fell by 1.2% during 2019, the first calendar year recording a fall in prices since 2012, according to the latest Daft.ie Sales Report released today by Ireland's largest property website, daft.ie.

The average price nationwide in the final quarter of the year was €250,766, 2.4% lower than in the third quarter and 1.2% lower than a year ago.

In Dublin, prices fell by 1.2% during 2019, while in Galway city, prices were unchanged on a year previously.

In the other main cities, prices were higher, with year-on-year increases of 0.8% in Cork, 2.9% in Limerick and 3.3% in Waterford.

Outside the cities, prices were also falling, by between 0.8% in Munster and 2.6% in Connacht-Ulster.

The number of properties available to buy nationwide was just under 22,500 in December, down almost 5% year-on-year.

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