Dundalk house prices fall for the third month in a row in May
The average price of a house in Dundalk fell for the third month in a row in March.
The latest Residential Property Price Index from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) shows that the mean house price in the town now stands at €207,840.
This was down 0.2% from €208,155 in April with prices now 1.5% down on February when they stood at €211,033.
Despite the recent declines, house prices in the town are up 3.9% on this time last year when they stood at €200,075.
Meanwhile prices in Louth as a whole jumped 0.4% from €214,591 to €215,531. Despite a second monthly increase of 0.4% in a row, it remains behind the €215,838 it stood at in February.
The rise in the county was influenced by an increase in Drogheda where house prices rose by 0.3% yet again from €246,239 to €246,982.
The median asking price in Dundalk also fell yet again from €201,635 to €200,000. Meanwhile in Drogheda it was unchanged at €245,000 while in Louth it fell ever so slightly from €206,086 to €206,000.