Demand is sky-rocketing so far in 2021.
Homes are now often being sold 20 per cent over the asking price.
Athlone's Healy Hynes owns the online bidding engine, beagel.io.
He says demand has sky-rocketed, with properties selling twice as fast compared to last year.
The o says more activity in the market, combined with low supply, means buyers are spending even more to get their dream home: