Tuesday October 20, 2020

The pros and cons of buying property in town versus country

As Dublin endures heightened restrictions to curb the spread of Covid-19, we take a look at how much bang you can get for your buck when you compare city dwellings to rural abodes

20th September, 2020
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Viewmount House on the Dublin Road in Longford offers 1,380 square metres of grand living space on 3.5 acres and is on the market at €1.1 million

In the week that saw the government impose heightened Covid-19-related restrictions on the capital, it seemed timely that we look at values in the capital compared with rural offerings.

“In a single week, three vendors contacted our head office [on Leeson Park in Dublin 6] looking to place their homes on the market in order to move to the country,” said Keith Lowe, DNG’s chief executive.

“One vendor wants to move...

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