Rents continue to rise but at at a slower pace

Rents continue to rise but at at a slower pace

Number of landlords is falling despite high rental prices and record demand

The average cost of renting a home in Ireland continues to rise according to the latest Rent Index from the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB).

For the third quarter of 2018 – October to December - the standardised national average rent was €1,122 per month, up from €1,044 one year earlier, an increase of €78. When you look at the figures on a quarter-on-quarter basis, rental price inflation dropped to 1.9 per cent in Q3 2018, down from 3.6 per cent in Q2 2018.


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