Searches for New Homes in Cork increase by 107%

24 January 2017
By Bryan T. Smyth

Searches for new homes in Cork have increased by 107% in the week’s following the launch of the “Help-to-buy” scheme by the Government, according to Property website –

The site recorded an increase of 107% in searches for new homes in Cork when compared with the same period last year.

Commenting on the data; Martin Clancy from said: “The spike in searches was quite large and certainly points to an increased interest in new homes on the back of the launch of the “Help-to-buy” scheme for first-time buyers. The areas to attract the most interest in Cork were Glanmire, Ballincollig, Kinsale, Blackrock and Douglas.”

“In Cork City, prices between September and December 2016 were 9.2% higher than a year previously. The average house price is now €248,000, that’s an increase of 51% from the lowest point.”

Top 5 search locations for New Homes in Cork:

On average over 1,000 property searches occur on every minute.

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