CSO release latest house price figures

Residential property prices in Dublin rose by 0.5 percent in January, according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office.

Dublin house prices were up 2.8 per cent year-on-year last month, while apartment prices were 4.6 percent lower than in January 2012.

At a national level, residential property prices were 0.6 percent lower in January, compared to December 2012.

Excluding Dublin, national prices fell by an average of 1.6 percent last month - a 7 percent drop on the previous year. (Jan 2012)