Average Kildare house price now E175,000

The average house price in Kildare is continuing to fall despite the slight rise of 0.1 per cent recorded nationally for May of this year.

The average house price in Kildare is continuing to fall despite the slight rise of 0.1 per cent recorded nationally for May of this year.

The average Kildare asking price now stands at €175,000, slightly higher than the mean across the country of €172,000. However, the Kildare price represents a drop of 5.5per cent for the period of March to June 2012.

In total, the cost of a house in Ireland is now 53 per cent less expensive than what they cost in 2007.

Ronan Lyons, Economist with Daft.ie, said there are signs that the property market is stabilising in Dublin, but the rest of the country tells a different story.

- Lisa Deeney