Rents continue to rise despite Covid-19 impact –

Rent prices in Ireland are still on the rise despite the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the latest Housing Market Report.Average national renting prices rose by 0.5 per cent in June, the rise was present across the country but biggest in the Leinster area (+1.5 per cent).The average national monthly rent was €1,412 while the average for Dublin was €2,030. Rents in Leinster were also an average of 2.5 per cent higher than they were in March.Rent on the riseRents in Dublin fell by 2.5 per cent in April from their March level but rather than falling further in the months since, they have bounced back. Rents in Dublin are now 2.1 per cent below what they were in March.This is a bit of a surprise as there were almost 50 per cent more available rentals in Dublin between the start of May and the end of

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