Pandemic accelerates dramatic changes in house-buying trends

Properties are going ‘sale agreed’ quickly, sea-swimmers are hunting for properties close to the coast, and there has been a shift out of the city to suburbia

18th April, 2021
4 Castle Avenue, Churchtown, Dublin 14: sold for €1.4 million

First quarter analysis of the Irish residential property market by agent Lisney has shown a number of fascinating trends related to the ongoing pandemic.

The agent noted that properties are going sale agreed within two to three weeks, and that properties within walking distance of the coast have seen a substantial increase in demand, with values jumping far higher than homes in other areas.

The agent found that continued pent-up purchaser demand is driving sale...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!


What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

IPPi report reveals housing price trends for last 12 months

Rural prices surge in Q3 as flight from cities continues

Negotiated peace or uncertain conflict? Covid-19’s ongoing impact on commercial leases

Office market starts to find its feet after Covid-19