Upward trend in asking prices for homes in Carlow & Kilkenny continues

The rise in House-prices in Kilkenny and Carlow continues.

The latest property market figures released today by Daft dot ie show that, nationally, the average asking-price for a house has increased by almost 5 per cent.

There was a marked increase in house-prices in both Carlow and Kilkenny.

In Carlow the average price of a house in the first quarter of 2015 was 125,000 euro – up by 4.5 per cent on the same time last year.

This per centage rise is in keeping with the national increase of 4.6 per cent.

However, Kilkenny’s house prices jumped by a massive 17 per cent over the past year – almost 4 times the increase the rest of the country saw.

The average price for a home in the county is now almost 40,000 euro higher than that of Carlow at 164,000 euro.