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Rural House Prices Experienced Significant Price Surge

Laois has seen one of the highest increases in prices.

The cost of a home in Ireland has increased by over 20% in some parts of the country.

That's according to a new survey which examines property prices in each county.

Rural Ireland experienced a significant price surge, with Roscommon topping the list with a 29% increase.

Mark Keenan, property editor for the Irish Independent says the pandemic has created a shift in housing trends:

He's been taking a look at trends in Offaly:

He says Laois has seen one of the highest increases in prices:

Meanwhile, he says properties in Westmeath are in short supply:

 

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