Stephen Stokes

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Average House Price In The Midlands Rises To Over €217,000

Laois and Offaly have both recorded hikes of more than 15 per cent on last year.

The average price of house in the midlands is now just over €217,000.

Laois and Offaly have both recorded hikes of more than 15 per cent on last year, according to the latest data from daft.ie.

House prices have risen across the region in the last year.

Figures for the first three months of 2021 show Offaly had the largest increase on the same time last year.

Prices are up 18 per cent to €212,500.

Laois record a rise of 16 per cent, bringing average cost of a home to €205,600.

While you'd have to fork out €230,700 to buy a home in Westmeath - up 11 per cent on Quarter 1 of 2020.

They're all below the national average, which stands at just under €276,000.

There were 143 transactions involving new homes in the midlands, with all three counties recording an increase on last year.
 

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