We use cookies to collect and analyse information on site performance and usage to improve and customise your experience, where applicable. View our Cookies Policy. Click Accept and continue to use our website or Manage to review and update your preferences.


Strictly necessary cookies

Cookie name Duration Cookie purpose
ASP.NET_SessionId Session This cookie holds the current session id (OPPassessment only)
.ASPXANONYMOUS 2 Months Authentication to the site
LSI 1 Year To remember cookie preference for Law Society websites (www.lawsociety.ie, www.legalvacancies.ie, www.gazette.ie)
FTGServer 1 Hour Website content ( /CSS , /JS, /img )
_ga 2 Years Google Analytics
_gat Session Google Analytics
_git 1 Day Google Analytics
AptifyCSRFCookie Session Aptify CSRF Cookie
CSRFDefenseInDepthToken Session Aptify defence cookie
EB5Cookie Session Aptify eb5 login cookie

Functional cookies

Cookie name Duration Cookie purpose
Zendesk Local Storage Online Support
platform.twitter.com Local Storage Integrated Twitter feed

Marketing cookies

Cookie name Duration Cookie purpose
fr 3 Months Facebook Advertising - Used for Facebook Marketing
_fbp 3 months Used for facebook Marketing
Property prices nationwide up by over 10%

14 Oct 2021 / property Print

Property prices nationwide up by over 10%

Price inflation has reached 10.9% for residential property (August) and 3.7% for consumer goods and services (September), new CSO data shows.

The Residential Property Price Index (RPPI) increased by 10.9% nationally in the year to August 2021, with prices in Dublin rising by 10.2% and prices outside Dublin rising by 11.5%.

In August, 3,764 dwelling purchases by households at market prices were filed with Revenue, an increase of 59.6% compared to August 2020.

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by 3.7% in the year to September 2021, the largest annual change in prices since October 2008 (+4.0%).

 

Consecutive rises

Consumer prices have increased 0.5% in the month which is the eleventh month in a row that has shown monthly inflation, the longest sequence of monthly inflation since 2007

The divisions with the largest increases in the year were:

  • Transport (+11.4%),
  • Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (+9.0%),
  • Alcoholic beverages and tobacco (+4.9%)
  • Restaurants and hotels (+2.7%).

There were decreases in clothing and footwear (-3.0%) and miscellaneous goods and services (-0.2%) when compared to September 2020.

Gazette Desk
Gazette.ie is the daily legal news site of the Law Society of Ireland