Residential property prices in Ireland rose 3.1 percent in the year to April 2019, slowing from a downwardly revised 3.8 percent advance in the previous month. That was the smallest increase in house prices since July 2013, as price growth eased for both houses (3.1 percent vs 3.8 percent in March) and apartments (3.3 percent vs 4.5 percent). In Dublin, residential property costs were up 0.5 percent (vs 0.9 percent in March) and in the rest of the country they increased 5.6 percent (vs 6.9 percent in March). Overall, the national index was 18.5 percent lower than its highest level in 2007. Housing Index in Ireland averaged 92.64 Index Points from 2005 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 131 Index Points in April of 2007 and a record low of 58.70 Index Points in March of 2013.
Housing Index in Ireland is expected to be 112.00 Index Points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Housing Index in Ireland to stand at 117.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Ireland Residential Property Prices is projected to trend around 125.00 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.