Dundalk house prices €26,500 more expensive than this time last year
The average price of a house in Dundalk continued to grow in October and is now more than €26,500 more expensive than this time last year.
The latest Residential Property Price Index from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) shows that the mean house price in the town now stands at €211,194.
This was up 1.7% on the figure of €207,646 recorded in the year to September.
The average price for a home in Dundalk is now up 14.4% from the level of €184,647 where it was in October 2017, representing an increase of €26,547. Prices are also 13.1% ahead of where they were at the start of the year at €186,726.
Prices in Louth also jumped 1.1% in the year to October from €211,376 to €213,636.
This was helped by the increase in price in Drogheda, which rose 0.5% in October from €239,768 to €240,982.
The median asking price in Dundalk also rose by €6,500 to €210,000. Meanwhile in Drogheda it was unchanged at €240,000. In Louth it jumped €4,086 in October to €206,086.