81,000 empty homes recorded in December as overall vacancy rate dips marginally

The national average vacancy rate stood at 3.9 per cent last year, an annual decrease of 0.1 per cent

The average price of a home rose by 4.7 per cent year-on-year to €370,709. Picture: Getty

There were more than 22,700 homes under construction in Ireland at the end of 2023, according to new data released by GeoDirectory.

The research published by GeoDirectory, the data intelligence unit of An Post, has also shown that 28,742 new residential address points were added to its database last year, up 0.8 per cent year on year.

In the year period to the end of October, there was a total of 48,606 residential properties purchased ...