DaftDrop is the non-profit Daft.ie property price tracker, bringing you an unbiased and impartial view of the Irish property market.
08/Feb/2016: DaftDrop is now more mobile friendly, and more responsive across multiple smaller devices. More work to do, however.
06/Feb/2016: After 5 years, DaftDrop has been rebuilt from the ground up; data is more extensive and accurate than ever before, and a lot of bugs have been fixed.
Warning: DaftDrop is getting a dramatic update, please be patient if you experience any teething issues, and feel free to report any issues. Reports / statistics will be much more accurate within the coming days.
What does DaftDrop do?
DaftDrop is tracking over 300,000 houses that were, or are for sale in Ireland. DaftDrop and provides an easy and reliable method to determine a property's market history, as well as gain insight into the overall property market within Ireland, in ways that no other site provides.
As a buyer, one of the main things you're interested in are price changes, right? Right. Because it gives you, the buyer, a much better idea of a property's history, which is 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 off reality.
- 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 (soon)
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 »
Sharp fall in number of new homes built in capitalFeb 10, 2016 2:30
House-building has dropped by more than 60pc in some parts of the capital as new figures show a slight rise in the number of homes completed across the country.
You can buy four Longford homes for price of one in DublinFeb 10, 2016 2:30
YOU could buy four houses in Longford for the price of one in Dublin, and still have change left over.
Rents rise by 9pc in a year despite new measuresFeb 9, 2016 2:30
Rents are continuing to rise despite Government measures introduced in a bid to slow down the increases.
TDs urged to bring in new cap on home loan ratesFeb 9, 2016 2:30
At least two political parties are prepared to bring in legislation to give the Central Bank powers to regulate variable mortgage rates.
New mortgage lender to shake up marketFeb 5, 2016 2:30
A new lender is hoping to get approval from the Central Bank to enter the mortgage market.
Fall in first-time buyers blamed on lending rulesFeb 5, 2016 2:30
There was a fall in the number of first-time buyers drawing down a mortgage in the final three months of last year.
Charity welcomes affordable rental plan - but says more must be doneFeb 4, 2016 2:30
National housing charity Threshold has welcomed plans to introduce an affordable rental scheme for young workers seeking a home in our major cities.
Borrowers defaulted on home loans in hope of debt write-downsFeb 4, 2016 2:30
International ratings agency Moody's has controversially suggested large numbers of mortgage holders have stopped making repayments in a bid to get debts written off.
'We'll need to top up our loan to pay for renovations'Feb 3, 2016 2:30
FINDING a suitable house for a family in Galway city proved a challenge for Eoghan and Ann-Marie Kennedy.