Sunday 20 October 2019

Sligo house prices jump by 6% in year

Housing prices nationally rose by 5.5% during 2018, according to the latest House Price Report released today by

The average price nationwide in the final quarter of the year was €254,000, down 1.1% on the figure for the third quarter. The annual increase of 5.5% (€241,000 was the average asking price for Q4 2017) or just over €1,000 a month, was significantly smaller than increases of between 8% and 9% seen in 2015, 2016 and 2017 and marks the lowest year-end inflation rate since prices bottomed out in 2013.

In Sligo, prices in the final quarter of 2018 were 6% higher than a year previously, compared to a rise of 8% seen a year ago. The average house price is now €138,000, 31% above its lowest point.

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