Laois rents rise in first quarter of 2018

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Laois rents rise in first quarter of 2018

Laois rents are on the up

The average rent in Laois in the first quarter of 2018 for new tenancies in Laois was €742. This is up €66 year on year. 

The figures are  contained in the Residential Tenancies Board Quarter 1 2018 Rent Index Report which is based on 19,879 new and renewed tenancies in the first quarter. 

According to it the national average rent for new tenancies in Laois was €742, up from €676 (+€66) one year earlier and remaining the same as the previous last quarter of 2017. 

It showed that in Dublin the average rent for new tenancies stood at €1,527. In the greater Dublin area of Meath, Wicklow and Kildare it was €1,104; outside of the Greater Dublin Area, new average rents were €791.

The annualised new rent increase nationally is +7.1% with Dublin the highest single region (+7.8%) while outside Dublin the annualised rate is down.