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.