Secondhand houses slow to come to market

The number of secondhand houses coming on to the market in Dublin fell sharply last year and is likely to decline again this year, as vendors delay selling their properties in the hope of seeing a recovery in prices.

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor @gnelis
30th January, 2010

The number of secondhand houses coming on to the market in Dublin fell sharply last year and is likely to decline again this year, as vendors delay selling their properties in the hope of seeing a recovery in prices.

According to figures compiled by Property Week, 7,938 secondhand properties came onto the market in the capital last year. That was a 56 per cent drop on 2006 when, at the height of the boom, just...

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