The national Residential Property Price Index (RPPI) increased by 5% in the 12 months to February 2023, with prices in Dublin rising by 3.2% and prices outside Dublin up by 6.4%.
In February 2023, 3,351 dwelling purchases by households at market prices were filed with the Revenue Commissioners, down by 6.5% compared with the 3,584 purchases in February 2022.
The median price of a dwelling purchased in the 12 months to February 2023 was €310,000.
The lowest median price for a house in the 12 months to February 2023 was €152,000 in Longford, while the highest median price was €630,000 in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown.
The national index has now reached the value of 167.1, which is 2.1% above its highest level at the peak of the property boom in April 2007. Dublin residential property prices are 7.7% lower than their February 2007 peak, while residential property prices in the Rest of Ireland are 2.1% higher than their May 2007 peak.
Property prices nationally have increased by 127.7% from their trough in early 2013. Dublin residential property prices have risen by 128.7% from their February 2012 low, whilst residential property prices in the Rest of Ireland are 135% higher than at the trough, which was in May 2013. See Figure 1.3.
RPPI is based on Revenue stamp duty returns, which have a 44 day submission deadline. To account for this fact and also for late filings, the RPPI for the latest three months is provisional and subject to revision. See Background Notes
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The Central Statistics Office (CSO) has today (14 April 2023) released Residential Property Price Index (RPPI) February 2023.
Commenting on the release, Viacheslav Voronovich, Statistician in the Prices Division, said: “Residential property prices rose by 5% in the 12 months to February 2023, down from 6.1% in the year to January 2023, and from the high values of 15.1% in the 12 months to February and March 2022. In Dublin, residential property prices saw an increase of 3.2%, while property prices outside Dublin were 6.4% higher than a year earlier.
In Dublin, house prices increased by 3% and apartment prices were up by 4%. The highest house price growth in Dublin was in South Dublin at 9.3%, while Dublin City saw a decline of 0.5%.
Outside Dublin, house prices were up by 6.6% and apartment prices rose by 3.3%. The region outside of Dublin that saw the largest rise in house prices was the Border (Cavan, Donegal, Leitrim, Monaghan, Sligo) at 9%, while at the other end of the scale, the Mid-West (Clare, Limerick, Tipperary) saw an 4.9% rise.
In February 2023, 3,351 dwelling purchases by households at market prices were filed with the Revenue Commissioners, a decrease of 6.5% compared with the 3,584 purchases in February 2022.
Households paid a median or mid-point price of €310,000 for a residential property in the 12 months to February 2023. The lowest median price paid for a dwelling was €152,000 in Longford, while the highest was €630,000 in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown.
The most expensive Eircode area over the 12 months to February 2023 was A94 'Blackrock' with a median price of €755,000, while F35 'Ballyhaunis' and F45 ‘Castlerea’ shared the least expensive price of €130,000."