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House Prices In Wicklow Up 3% In First 3 Months Of 2024

A new report from DAFT.ie shows the average price of a home is now €415,000, 15% below its Celtic Tiger peak.

The typical listed price nationwide in the first quarter of 2024 was €326,469, 5.8% higher than in the same period a year earlier and 30% higher than at the onset of the covid19 pandemic.

Significant differences in trends across the country persist, with increases in general lower in and close to Dublin.

Prices in the capital were 3.2% higher in the first quarter of 2024 than a year previously, while in the rest of Leinster, the increase was 5%.

Cork City saw prices rise by 7.3% year-on-year, while Galway city saw an increase of 9.4%.

Increases in Waterford and Limerick cities were both just over 10%.

Elsewhere, prices in Munster (outside the cities) were 10.9% higher and up 6.7% in Connacht-Ulster in early 2024 compared to a year earlier.

The number of homes available to buy nationwide on March 1st stood at below 10,500. This is down 24% year-on-year and represents a new all-time low for the series which extends back to January 2007. 

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