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      Irish Housing Market Forecasts



 House Prices

 2016    2017

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

9.0 12.2 9.0

Housing Supply


  Housing Completions (DOE) 

    14,932       19,271       22,000

Mortgage Lending(IBF)


  Number of New Mortgages for House Purchase

    24,892       29,425      33,220

   Value of Total New Mortgage Lending

     €5.7bn        €7.3bn       €8.7bn

   Value of New Mortgage lending for House Purchase

     €5.0bn         €6.4bn        €7.6bn

Housing Transactions



     55,153       58,000       61,180