Ads for Dublin city centre rental accommodation have 'increased by 75% in the last 12 months ' – TheJournal.ie

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THE NUMBER OF homes available to rent in Dublin city centre has increased by 75% in the last 12 months, according to data published by property website Daft.ie.

The company’s latest report showed how the number of properties available to rent surged since the lockdown was first announced. 

“As seen in our last report the number of properties for rent in Central Dublin since the schools closed on March 13th still remain well above the same period last year and is now 75% higher, year on year,” a statement from the firm reads.

However, Daft said that the week-by-week figures suggest that “this surge may now be easing”.

While there were three times as many rental properties listed in central Dublin the week of 15 March when compared to a year previously, in the week of 5 April, there were just 16% more

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