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House Prices Continue To Rise Despite Economic Impact Of Coronavirus

House prices have continued to increase sharply despite the pandemic -- with a national increase of 4.8 per cent in the third quarter of this year.

Researchers at Daft-dot-ie say it's an unexpected trend in their data, given elevated rates of unemployment.
However the number of homes being sold on the site has fallen to just 17,700 -- down around a third on last year -- and the lowest level since 2006.

Professor Ronan Lyons from Daft.ie says the market for houses and apartments has had a very dramatic turnaround between July and September

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