The average rent for new tenancies in Donegal for the first quarter of 2018 is €548, up €28 from this time last year.

The national rent inflation slowed to 0.4% in the first quarter of 2018 from 1.1% in the last quarter of 2017 according to latest RTB (Rent Tenancies Board).

According to the RTB, in the January to March period of 2018, the standardised national average rent for new tenancies in County Donegal was €548, up from €522 (+€28) one year earlier and up €9 on the previous quarter in 2017.

Findings based on a report of 19,879 new and renewed tenancies in the first quarter of 2018 showed that Dublin’s average rent for new tenancies stood at €1,527. In the greater Dublin area, it was €1,104 and outside the Greater Dublin Area, new average rents were €791.

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