Estate agents expect house prices to continue to rise this year in Kerry

Estate agents expect house prices to continue to rise this year in Kerry.

It is predicted there will be an increase of between 10 and 15 percent across the county.

A Sunday Times Survey shows the rate of increase will vary across the country.


According to the survey, rental prices in Tralee for a three bedroom semi detached, went from 450 to 750 euro in just two years.

Nationally house prices are expected to increase by an average of 8 percent.

However the paper’s Linda Daly, who compiled the report, says there are some developments that could dampen estate agents expectations: