The average and median prices of houses bought by first time owner occupiers in January of this year in county Kildare have risen by 6.8% and 8.7%, respectively in a year.
Central Statistic Office figures, released March 10, show that the median price of all of the sixteen transactions in January 2017 was €225,000, compared to €207,000 for thirty one transactions in January 2016, based on stamp duty executions.
The average price of these properties rose from €206,123 to €220,059, according to the CSO. In the twelve months to and including January 2017, there were 428 sales transactions in total, in this first time owner occupier category, amounting to €103 million.
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