Tuesday 26 April 2011

Prices down by 50%

A new survey by REA, agrees that prices “achieved” for private treaty sales are down by an average of 50% from early 2007. The group surveyed their 35 nationwide offices on actual sales in the first quarter of the year, looking to compare prices with the market peak. According to CEO of Real Estate Alliance, Eimer O’Keeffe, “to truly ascertain the level of the marketplace it is important to look at actual sales at private treaty, rather than examining asking prices in various reports.