Residential property prices fall by 0.5% nationally

Residential property prices fall by 0.5% nationally

Residential property prices decreased by 0.5% nationally in the year to July, according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office.

By contrast was no change in the year to June and an increase of 2.2% in the twelve months to July 2019.

In Dublin, residential property prices saw a decline of 1.3% in the year to July – house prices decreased by 1.2% and apartments increased by 0.4%. The highest house price growth in Dublin was in Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown at 1.3%, while Dublin City saw a decline of 2.7%.

Residential property prices in Ireland excluding Dublin were 0.2% higher in the year to July, with house and apartment prices up by 0.3%. The region outside of Dublin that saw the largest rise in house prices was the South-West at 4.3% – at the other end of the scale, the South-East saw a 1.6% decline.

Overall, the national index is 17.7% lower than its highest level in 2007. Dublin residential property prices are 22.7% lower than their February 2007 peak, while residential property prices in the Rest of Ireland are 20.2% lower than their May 2007 peak.

Property prices nationally have increased by 83.5% from their trough in early 2013. Dublin residential property prices have risen 91.4% from their February 2012 low, whilst residential property prices in the Rest of Ireland are 83.6% higher than at the trough, which was in May 2013.

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