In Mayo, house prices in the final quarter of 2019 were 5% lower than a year previously, compared to a rise of 10% seen a year ago. The average house price in the county is now €146,000, 32% above its lowest point.
In Ireland housing prices fell by 1.2% during 2019, the first calendar year recording a fall in prices since 2012, according to the latest Daft.ie Sales Report released today by property website, daft.ie.
In Dublin, prices fell by 1.2% during 2019, while in Galway city, prices were unchanged on a year previously. In the other main cities, prices were higher, with year-on-year increases of 0.8% in Cork, 2.9% in Limerick and 3.3% in Waterford. Outside the cities, prices were also falling, by between 0.8% in Munster and 2.6% in Connacht-Ulster.