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New Figures Show Wicklow Among Top Four Counties With Fastest Growing Rents

Figures from the Residential Tenancies Board shows that Wicklow is among the top four counties where rents are  growing at their fastest rate.

Rents across the country have seen a year-on-year increase of 7% in the second quarter of this year.

The average national rent now stands at €1,352, but in Dublin it's €1,848.

Rent in the capital is up 4.4 percent year-on-year, while outside the capital it has increased by 10.4%.

The research shows the cost of renting a property is growing fastest in Leitrim, Laois, Sligo and Wicklow.

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