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Thinking of buying? Here’s 11 of the cheapest homes on the market right now

Asking prices are up around 3.5 per cent on this time last year, and the lack of supply’s been pushing up prices in Dublin. But what’s on offer for less than €75,000?

THE AVERAGE ASKING price for a home outside Dublin rose for the first time since 2007 in the latest quarterly report from property website Daft.ie.

The site’s latest price report found the average asking price for a house in Ireland is now €177,000 — up 3.5 per cent on this time last year.

The average asking price is still down more than 50 per cent from the peak of the housing bubble, but a lack of supply is now pushing up prices.

As we head into spring — typically a boon time for estate agents — we thought it would be worth taking a quick look at what’s on offer at the lower end of the market.

From fixer-uppers to fully-fledged starter homes — here’s an example of what’s available right now for less than half the average asking price…

Thinking of buying? Here’s 11 of the cheapest homes on the market right now
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  • Farnaglough, Oldcastle, Co. Meath

    €65,000. The very definition of a fixer-upper... This three bedroom detached house is around 3 miles from Oldcastle in Co Meath. While in need of complete renovation, listed selling points include a large back garden and mature surrounding trees.Source: View the Daft.ie Listing
  • 18 Bruach Na Sionna, O Briensbridge, Co. Clare

    €30,000. Here's an interesting looking two bedroom apartment. The first-floor property has communal parking, and access to a communal green area out the back. It's in O'Briensbridge --- a village in east Clare, around 15km north of Limerick City.Source: MyHome.ie Listing
  • "Holly House", Distillery Road, Bandon, Co. Cork

    On the market for €69,950 --- this end-of-terrace in Bandon has three bedrooms and is pretty is close to the centre of town. It's undergone "a number of improvements" over the years, according to the listing. Source: Daft.ie Listing
  • Apartment 36, 55 Mountjoy Square, Dublin 1

    Reserve of €60,000. There's a third floor one bedroom apartment on offer in this Georgian building on Mountjoy Square. It's part of the next Allsop Space auction taking place on 2 May. Source: Allsop Space Listing
  • 3 Haws Lane, Dugort, Achill, Co. Mayo

    Reserve of €50,000. Fancy living in Achill? This is also from the upcoming Allsop auction. The three bedroom detached house in around 57km from Westport and 136km from Galway. Source: Allsop Listing
  • House Type B, Riverrun, Belturbet, Belturbet, Co. Cavan

    €69,000. This four bed detached house is "set on over 100 acres of parkland on the banks of the River Erne". Source: Daft.ie Listing
  • Farnaglough, Oldcastle, Co. Meath

    €65,000. The very definition of a fixer-upper... This three bedroom detached house is around 3 miles from Oldcastle in Co Meath. While in need of complete renovation, listed selling points include a large back garden and mature surrounding trees.
  • Upper Tournafulla, Tournafulla, Co. Limerick

    €69,000. Here's a pretty picturesque looking close enough to Newcastle West and Abbeyfeale in Limerick. Tournafulla village is 1.5 km down the road. Source: MyHome.ie Listing
  • 26 Bridge Road, Listowel, Kerry

    €60,000. A four-bed detached house in Listowel, Co Kerry anyone? It has "enormous potential" according to the listing. Source: MyHome.ie Listing
  • 11 Moylaragh Park, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin

    €69,000. Here's an actual house in Co. Dublin for less than €75,000. Source: Daft.ie Listing
  • 18 Hastings Green, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin

    €75,000. Here's a one bedroom house in Co Dublin just within the price range. Source: Daft.ie Listing
  • 7 Cois Eilbhe, Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare

    €60,000. If it's good enough for Christy Moore... This semi-d in the spa town of Lisdoonvarna comes with parking, oil-fired central heating and is in walking distance of a good many amenities.Source: Daft.ie Listing

Note: Daft.ie is part of the Distilled Media Group. Journal Media Ltd has shareholders – Brian and Eamonn Fallon – in common with Distilled Media Group.

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