Rents continue to rise in the North West while a shortage in rental properties is also an ongoing issue.
According to the latest Daft.ie show that in Sligo, rents were on average 19.7% higher in the first quarter of 2022 than a year previously.
The average listed rent in Sligo is now €1004, up 93% from its lowest point.
Rents in Donegal were on average 22.7% higher while Leitrim saw the biggest increase at 24.8% over the same period.
The average rent in Leitrim is now €817, up 98% from its lowest point.
Economist and author of the report Ronan Lyons doesn’t foresee an improvement in the near future: