Number Of Homes Available To Rent In The Midlands At Lowest Level On Record

The average rent is up 12.8% on this time last year.

Rent prices in the midlands are 12.8% higher on average than this time last year.

A report from also shows the availability of homes to rent in the region is the lowest ever recorded.

Nationally, the average rent market price in Quarter one of 2022 was €1,567 per month.

The largest increase in the midlands is in Offaly, where the market rent price on average rose by 14.6% compared to the same period last year. The listed rent is now €1,158.

Rent prices in Westmeath remain the most expensive in the midlands, at €1,222 on average per month. This is an increase of 12.8% higher than the same time last year.

Laois recorded a smaller increase in rent than it's regional counterparts, seeing a jump of 10.9%. The average listed rent is now €1,169. 

There were only 29 homes available to rent in the region on the 1st May, which is the lowest ever recorded.

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