Kilkenny rents rise faster than anywhere else in Ireland over past 12 months – Kilkenny Now

House rental prices in Kilkenny have risen faster than anywhere else in Ireland, new figures reveal.

The latest housing market report from reveals rental prices have increased by between 4% and 11% in Kilkenny over the past 12 months depending on the type of property, despite the country being in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The average price of a rental in Kilkenny now stands at €999 a rise of 4.2%, the largest increase of anywhere in Ireland.

The report reveals that in Kilkenny one-bed rentals are up 9% to €731; a two-bedroom rental has increased by 5% to €819; a three-bed now stands at €938, up 4%; a four bedroom rental has reached €1,043, up 5%; while a five bedroom house rental has jumped 11%, up to €1,170.

These figures are all the more remarkable as the report found there is a 40% increase in available rentals

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