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House prices rise more in first six months of 2017 than whole of 2016

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House prices in Ireland have risen more in the first six months of 2017 than in the whole of last year. In June the average list price of a house was 8.8 per cent higher than in December while compared to the first quarter of this year, house prices in April, May and June have risen by 4.3 per cent.

According to a report from property website Daft.ie, the national average list price in the period was €240,000, 11.7 per cent higher than a year previously and over 46 per cent higher than the lowest level recorded in 2013.

House prices in Ireland have risen more in the first six months of 2017 than in the whole of last year. In June the average list price of a house was 8.8 per cent higher than in December while compared to the first quarter of this year, house prices in April, May and June have risen by 4.3 per cent.
According to a report from property website Daft.ie, the national average list price in the period was €240,000, 11.7 per cent higher than a year previously and over 46 per cent higher than the lowest level recorded in 2013.

However, in terms of the yearly percentage change in asking prices, it was Longford that recorded the most significant jump with asking prices rising by 23.5 per cent. In Donegal, the average asking price of a property was over €145,000, a yearly increase of 5 per cent – the lowest in this survey.