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Offaly Records Third Highest Growth Rate Of House Prices

That's according to the latest figures from myhome.ie.

The average cost of a home in Offaly grew at the third highest rate in Ireland last year.

Only prices in Kerry and Tipperary increased at a faster pace.

Those looking to get on the property ladder in Offaly will now be paying €165,000 on average. 

That's an jump of 6.45% throughout 2020 but remains the second cheapest in Leinster behind Longford. 

Only property values Tipperary at 6.63% and Kerry at 15.81% saw stronger growth. 

House prices in Laois witnessed a minimal rise of 0.58% to an average price €169,725. 

While Westmeath remains unchanged and the least affordable in the midlands region at €179,950. 

The figures come from the myhome.ie property price report from quarter four of 2020 who're predicting that inflation will continue in the early months of 2021.  

The median price of a home in Ireland outside of Dublin grew by 6.9% in the last 12 months and now stands at €238,000.

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