Property Price Register Analysis – 2013
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.
Total Sales Value
Median Sold PriceDublin€3,069,997,5629,197€225,000Cork€485,201,0512,843€142,000Galway€224,015,8841,399€175,000Kildare€238,021,5421,177€184,000Wexford€107,639,157913€55,000Wicklow€222,737,978900€88,750Meath€157,341,419889€90,000Limerick€118,620,273830€80,000Kerry€102,343,839787€108,000Waterford€82,143,952679€95,000Louth€103,797,582674€115,000Donegal€65,161,641671€96,750Tipperary€74,400,809662€100,000Clare€69,704,698572€108,000Mayo€60,811,315540€145,000Westmeath€56,661,580507€100,000Roscommon€34,139,279446€120,000Cavan€37,989,153414€90,000Kilkenny€56,268,713411€132,500Sligo€40,742,089368€90,000Laois€37,505,393349€65,000Carlow€38,431,388317€90,000Offaly€32,282,308306€65,000Leitrim€21,408,801278€80,000Longford€15,026,754221€75,000Monaghan€19,801,701207€80,000NATIONAL€5,572,405,85926,559€143,000
* 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 from propertypriceregister.iecan be updated retrospectively