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

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There has been a rise in the number of people approved for a mortgage.

Mortgage market starts to pick up

June 24, 2016 2:30

There has been a rise in the number of people approved for a mortgage.

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<b>Q: </b>My son is being left some land by his great aunt in her will. He is 15 and it is probably worth around €30,000, which will be great when he’s older. However, I’m concerned he’ll pay tax on this. Will it be immediately or can it somehow be transferred to my wife, under a bigger threshold, and then to our son without incurring a penalty now or in the future?

Home economics: Answering your property questions

June 24, 2016 2:30

<b>Q: </b>My son is being left some land by his great aunt in her will. He is 15 and it is probably worth around €30,000, which will be great when he’s older. However, I’m concerned he’ll pay tax on this. Will it be immediately or can it somehow be transferred to my wife, under a bigger threshold, and then to our son without incurring a penalty now or in the future?

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For a man who is arguably the most powerful man in the Irish property business, David Ehrlich does not come across as a Master of the Universe.

'At some point you have to get out and build - that is the only solution'

June 23, 2016 2:30

For a man who is arguably the most powerful man in the Irish property business, David Ehrlich does not come across as a Master of the Universe.

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New research has found most of us are clueless when it comes to how our mortgages work.

Most home owners 'are clueless to how their mortgages work'

June 22, 2016 2:30

New research has found most of us are clueless when it comes to how our mortgages work.

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Mortgage interest rates tend to be higher in an environment where it is tougher to repossess homes, the Economic and Social Research Institute has said.

'Higher mortgage rates due to low repossessions'

June 21, 2016 2:30

Mortgage interest rates tend to be higher in an environment where it is tougher to repossess homes, the Economic and Social Research Institute has said.

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Dublin's outer commuter belt is next in line for a major house price hike as desperate buyers are forced further and further away from the capital.

House prices set to rocket in outer commuter belts

June 19, 2016 2:30

Dublin's outer commuter belt is next in line for a major house price hike as desperate buyers are forced further and further away from the capital.

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Nearly 3,000 Bank of Ireland mortgage customers will end up paying thousands more in interest on their home loans on foot of agreements they have reached with the bank to deal with their arrears.

Short-term mortgage debt relief comes at a high price

June 19, 2016 2:30

Nearly 3,000 Bank of Ireland mortgage customers will end up paying thousands more in interest on their home loans on foot of agreements they have reached with the bank to deal with their arrears.

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There are more than 70 recommendations for how to solve the housing crisis in the report delivered by TDs but they can be boiled down to one key point. The country needs more housing and it needs it fast.

Solutions are obvious - over to you, Mr Coveney

June 18, 2016 2:30

There are more than 70 recommendations for how to solve the housing crisis in the report delivered by TDs but they can be boiled down to one key point. The country needs more housing and it needs it fast.

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CLOSE to 1,000 bank officials are now estimated to be working on tracker mortgage investigations, it emerged from a series of Dáil questions.

1,000 staff working on tracker probes

June 18, 2016 2:30

CLOSE to 1,000 bank officials are now estimated to be working on tracker mortgage investigations, it emerged from a series of Dáil questions.

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