Laois rents up for second quarter of 2016

Laois rents up for second quarter of 2016
News Reporter news@leinsterexpress.ie @laoisnews

The average rent for all dwellings in the private rented sector in Laois in the second quarter of 2016, and which were registered with the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB), was €623.

This was up €17 when compared to the average rent in the first quarter when the amount was €606, and was up €65 when compared to a year earlier, the second quarter of 2015

On an annual basis, nationally, rents were 9.9% higher than in the second quarter of 2015 up from €869 to €956.

Nationally, rents for houses were 9.3% higher annually in the second quarter (up from €850 to €929), while apartment rents were 11.7% higher than in the same quarter of 2015 (up from €908 to €1,014.