DaftDrop is the non-profit Irish property price tracker, bringing you an unbiased and impartial view of the Irish property market, with the easiest & fastest price search engine online.

What does DaftDrop do?

DaftDrop is tracking over 300,000 houses that were, or still are, for sale in Ireland. DaftDrop provides an easy way to determine a property's market history, as well as the means to gain am insight into the overall property market within Ireland, or a specific area.

Why use this?

As a buyer, one of the main things you're interested in are price changes, right? Right. Knowing a property's history gives you, the buyer, a much better idea of the mindset of a seller, which is very valuable knowledge before entering negotiations.

For example, if a seller has dropped their prices several times in the last few months, you can be sure they're eager to sell. On the other hand, if a house has been on the market for years without much activity, it's less likely that the seller is clued in to the current market and their expectations may be unrealistic.

DaftDrop can:

  • Show price drops/increases
  • Show the real time on market
  • Show similar properties
  • Detect previous listings of the same property
  • Show unbiased, up-to-date trends via graphing
  • Automatically notify you of price changes in your area

Price Drops »

Estate Agents often:

  • Modify the ad's 'entered' date to make a property seem like it's fresh on the market
  • Or, re-create a whole knew ad, having the same effect
  • Increase price above actual expectation, just so an initial offer will be high
  • Change a price to Price On Application, because of lack of interest in an overpriced property

Price Drops »

A new property bubble caused by a lack of affordable homes and Central Bank lending rules is seeing the cost of houses rise in areas outside Dublin's commuter belt.

Renters are forced out of capital

July 24, 2016 2:30

A new property bubble caused by a lack of affordable homes and Central Bank lending rules is seeing the cost of houses rise in areas outside Dublin's commuter belt.

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The Government's Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness includes measures to help former prisoners and sex offenders get accommodation once they are released.

Plans to help prisoners and sex offenders in housing policy

July 24, 2016 2:30

The Government's Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness includes measures to help former prisoners and sex offenders get accommodation once they are released.

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One in eight home buyers is getting an exemption from controversial Central Bank mortgage rules, it has emerged.

One in eight gets exemption from Central Bank's lending limits

July 23, 2016 2:30

One in eight home buyers is getting an exemption from controversial Central Bank mortgage rules, it has emerged.

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It is not easy for young adults in this country. A study from the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) last week found that younger people are having a tougher time of it in modern Ireland than older people.

Homes plan has little to ease the plight of hard-hit millennials

July 21, 2016 2:30

It is not easy for young adults in this country. A study from the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) last week found that younger people are having a tougher time of it in modern Ireland than older people.

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'Just today I saw a big gang of them sitting around enjoying the sunshine while other suckers go out to work… What kind of society are we in that you can have the same house as your neighbours who work hard all day, every day, when you haven't worked a day in your life?"

Solving the snob problem - why social housing doesn't mean slums anymore

July 21, 2016 2:30

'Just today I saw a big gang of them sitting around enjoying the sunshine while other suckers go out to work… What kind of society are we in that you can have the same house as your neighbours who work hard all day, every day, when you haven't worked a day in your life?"

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It is time to give thousands of families in social housing the chance to buy their own homes, Fianna Fáil housing spokesman Barry Cowen has said.

FF bill proposes giving more tenants a chance to buy homes

July 21, 2016 2:30

It is time to give thousands of families in social housing the chance to buy their own homes, Fianna Fáil housing spokesman Barry Cowen has said.

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The Government beat its own deadline to deliver the housing and homelessness plan. It was promised in 100 days and delivered in 75.

A family in emergency housing is still without a home

July 21, 2016 2:30

The Government beat its own deadline to deliver the housing and homelessness plan. It was promised in 100 days and delivered in 75.

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Complaints from Fianna Fáil that there are "gaps" in the new action plan on housing are premature, Housing Minister Simon Coveney has said.

'It would be wrong to rush plan on rent sector' - Coveney

July 21, 2016 2:30

Complaints from Fianna Fáil that there are "gaps" in the new action plan on housing are premature, Housing Minister Simon Coveney has said.

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There are thousands of people who got out of bed in Ireland this morning knowing they could be on a sitting on beach in Spain if they had a mortgage.

When being beholden to a bank is better than being debt-free, we have a problem

July 21, 2016 2:30

There are thousands of people who got out of bed in Ireland this morning knowing they could be on a sitting on beach in Spain if they had a mortgage.

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