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
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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