INCREASE IN PROPERTY SALES IN COUNTY WEXFORD
County Wexford has recorded the fifth highest amount of property sales in the country in the first six months of this year.
The figures are contained in the latest Property Price Register.
Five hundred and fifty one properties have been offered for sale in County Wexford between January and July this year.
This is a 41 per cent increase on the previous six months.
Property is beginning to move in the county again and Wexford is only behind Dublin, Cork, Galway and Kildare when it comes to transactions in the first half of this year.
The money spent on properties bought in this time frame in Wexford is 66.5 million euro which is a 42 per cent increase.
Nationally 16,000 homes have been sold since the start of the year.
The key factors driving the emerging rising market are shortages arsing from little or no house building activity over the past five years.