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.

Note: DaftDrop is getting a dramatic update, please feel free to report any issues. Reports / statistics are now much more accurate and extensive, but work is ongoing.

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 »

MOVES by the European Central Bank (ECB) to cut its main lending rate to encourage banks to lend are not benefiting mortgage holders here.

Borrowers gain little from ECB rate cuts

Feb 13, 2016 2:30

MOVES by the European Central Bank (ECB) to cut its main lending rate to encourage banks to lend are not benefiting mortgage holders here.

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Our property expert advises on the tax implications of family members staying in your hoses for expenses and the attractiveness, or otherwise, of the Bank of Ireland cash-back loan.

Home economics: Answering your property questions

Feb 12, 2016 2:30

Our property expert advises on the tax implications of family members staying in your hoses for expenses and the attractiveness, or otherwise, of the Bank of Ireland cash-back loan.

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The directors of the Central Bank do not appear to have discussed variable mortgage rates being charged by banks when they met in December.

Variable rate rip-off did not make it on to Central Bank agenda

Feb 12, 2016 2:30

The directors of the Central Bank do not appear to have discussed variable mortgage rates being charged by banks when they met in December.

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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.

Sharp fall in number of new homes built in capital

Feb 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.

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YOU could buy four houses in Longford for the price of one in Dublin, and still have change left over.

You can buy four Longford homes for price of one in Dublin

Feb 10, 2016 2:30

YOU could buy four houses in Longford for the price of one in Dublin, and still have change left over.

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Rents are continuing to rise despite Government measures introduced in a bid to slow down the increases.

Rents rise by 9pc in a year despite new measures

Feb 9, 2016 2:30

Rents are continuing to rise despite Government measures introduced in a bid to slow down the increases.

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At least two political parties are prepared to bring in legislation to give the Central Bank powers to regulate variable mortgage rates.

TDs urged to bring in new cap on home loan rates

Feb 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.

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A new lender is hoping to get approval from the Central Bank to enter the mortgage market.

New mortgage lender to shake up market

Feb 5, 2016 2:30

A new lender is hoping to get approval from the Central Bank to enter the mortgage market.

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There was a fall in the number of first-time buyers drawing down a mortgage in the final three months of last year.

Fall in first-time buyers blamed on lending rules

Feb 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.

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