Listowel is experiencing acute problems in terms of sourcing properties to rent, with no improvement in sight.
John Corridan of Corridan Auctioneers and Chartered Surveyors, Listowel says a real shortage exists coupled with rapidly rising rents.
The average 3-bed semi in Listowel now going for €650 per month, which is comparable to 2005 levels.
Mr Corridan said with no increase in supply on the horizon, people are now left to seek accomodation outside Listowel:
House prices are also on the increase in Listowel.
According to Mr Corridan, a price survey comparison, conducted on two estates between 2013 and 2016 reveals and increase of 36% with prices further set to increase this year.