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      Irish Housing Market Forecasts



 House Prices

 2016  2017(e)

    Irish Residential Property Prices CSO Index (% change, end-year) 

9.0 12.6 9.0

Housing Supply


  Housing Completions (DOE) 

    14,932       18,800       23,000

Mortgage Lending(IBF)


  Number of New Mortgages for House Purchase

    24,892       28,764      36,340

   Value of Total New Mortgage Lending

     €5.7bn        €7.1bn       €9.6bn

   Value of New Mortgage lending for House Purchase

     €5.0bn         €6.3bn        €8.7bn

Housing Transactions



     51,000       58,000       65,000