Average price of a 3 bed semi-detached house is over €300k

This is the first time the average price nationally has hit this level since 2007

This is the first time since before the 2008 crash that house prices have reached this level

A study has found that the average price of a three-bed semi-detached house is over €300,000 nationally for the first time since 2007.

The research by the Real Estate Alliance (REA) found that the average selling price nationally rose by 1.4 per cent in the last quarter. Average prices are up 3.7 per cent over the past year and 28 per cent over the past three years.

"While we are still seeing increases in prices, ...