Affordability And Brexit Uncertainty Are Some Of The Reasons For A Slow Down In Rising House Prices

Financial experts say Central Bank rules are also playing a role

CSO figures show the price of houses and apartments rose by 2 per cent in the twelve months to June.

That compares to 2.6 per cent in the year to May.

2018 saw a 5% increase in housing prices in Cork City Centre, with a 6% rise in many North County locations such as Mallow and Charleville.

Chief Economist with KBC Bank, Austin Hughes, says people are cautious in their approach to the cost of housing:

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