Saturday November 28, 2020

Buyers' Special: Cork

Cash is king in the south-west, with some first-time buyers being helped by parents, writes Tina-Marie O'Neill.

14th April, 2012
123 Leslies Arch, Old Quarter, Ballincollig: one-bed garden apartment for €110,000.

In Cork, where prices have fallen by about 60 per cent from peak in some cases, cash buyers are up, investors are starting to stir, first-time buyers are struggling, and there's a shortage of good quality three and four-bedroom semis in the suburbs.

However, the price range of units in the city offers opportunities at all levels of the market - examples include a two-bedroom townhouse on Thomas Davis Street in Blackpool for €75,000 that's in...

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