How much are you paying for rent in Leitrim?

Fiona Heavey

Reporter:

Fiona Heavey

Rent.

Rent is up in Leitrim

According to the Residential Tenancies Board, in the first quarter of this year the standardised national average rent for new tenancies in County Leitrim was €487, up €20 from last year.

The figures were contained in the RTB’s Quarter 1 2018 Rent Index Report which was published today in conjunction with the Economic and Social Research Institute (ERSI).

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 from Q4 2017: 8% to 6.3% in the GDA (Kildare, Wicklow, Meath) and 7% to 6.6% in outside the GDA.  In the larger cities Cork City’s year on year change was 3.4% compared to Dublin City, 8.8% and Limerick, 10%.

Does this reflect the rent prices in Leitrim?