Longford predicted for highest increase in houses prices this year

Longford is predicted to have the highest price rise in houses nationally this year.

A survey carried out by Real Estate Alliance is forecasting that the price of an average three bedroom semi-detached house in Longford will rise by 10% over the next twelve months.

Prices in the county rose by 16.7% to an average of €105,000 in the last quarter of 2018, making it the highest national quarterly rise.

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In Leitrim prices are expected to rise by 7% while in Roscommon the rise is expected to be 5%.

The REA Average house Price Survey concentrates on the actual sale price of Ireland’s typical stock home, giving an up-to-date picture of the second hand property market in towns and cities countrywide.

Joe Brady of REA Brady says the value in Longford is hugely attractive for potential homeowners.