2013 Property Price Register analysis

The Government’s Property Price Register figures show that 2013 was the busiest year for both number of transactions and value of transactions since 2010 (the earliest data on record).

There are over 26,500 sold properties recorded on the register for 2013, up 6% from 2012 and up a significant 46% from the lows of 2011.

Over €5.5 billion was spent on Irish residential property last year, eclipsing the previous highest annual total of €5.45 billion in 2010.

The national median* house price has fallen from €210,000 in 2010 to €143,000 in 2013.

2013

County

Total Sales Value

No. Transactions

Median Sold Price

Dublin €3,069,997,562 9,197 €225,000
Cork €485,201,051 2,843 €142,000
Galway €224,015,884 1,399 €175,000
Kildare €238,021,542 1,177 €184,000
Wexford €107,639,157 913 €55,000
Wicklow €222,737,978 900 €88,750
Meath €157,341,419 889 €90,000
Limerick €118,620,273 830 €80,000
Kerry €102,343,839 787 €108,000
Waterford €82,143,952 679 €95,000
Louth €103,797,582 674 €115,000
Donegal €65,161,641 671 €96,750
Tipperary €74,400,809 662 €100,000
Clare €69,704,698 572 €108,000
Mayo €60,811,315 540 €145,000
Westmeath €56,661,580 507 €100,000
Roscommon €34,139,279 446 €120,000
Cavan €37,989,153 414 €90,000
Kilkenny €56,268,713 411 €132,500
Sligo €40,742,089 368 €90,000
Laois €37,505,393 349 €65,000
Carlow €38,431,388 317 €90,000
Offaly €32,282,308 306 €65,000
Leitrim €21,408,801 278 €80,000
Longford €15,026,754 221 €75,000
Monaghan €19,801,701 207 €80,000
NATIONAL €5,572,405,859 26,559 €143,000

 

You can see what properties sold for in your area by using Daft.ie’s Residential Property Price Register or by looking at nearby sold information available on every sales property description page.
 

* the median value is the middle value in an array of numbers.  It is used instead of averages in this case to better exclude extreme outlying property values.

The analysis was conducted on January 21st and it should be noted that the data frompropertypriceregister.ie can be updated retrospectively