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Average Listed Rent In County Wicklow Is Now €1,846.

A chronic shortage of properties has pushed rents to their highest ever level.

A chronic shortage of properties has pushed rents to their highest ever level.

The latest Daft.ie report shows market rents in Wicklow were on average 16.6% higher in the third quarter of 2022 than a year previously.

The average listed rent in the county is now €1,846, up 127% from its lowest point.

The annual inflation rate of 14.1% nationally is the highest ever recorded in the Daft.ie Report since its launch in 2006, with the quarter-on-quarter increase also a new series high. 

Nationwide, there were just 1,087 homes available to rent on November 1st, down one quarter on the same date a year ago and roughly quarter the average level of availability during 2015-2019.

Report author Ronan Lyons says pressures on the market are likely to stay in place for the foreseeable future:

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