83 homes currently under construction in the Premier County

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A national survey has found 240 residential addresses in Tipperary have been registered in the last 12 months.

According to GeoDirectory, the number of new homes being built across the country has risen by 55 per cent in the 12 months up to June 2018.

83 buildings were classified as being under construction in Tipperary last month while of the 9,000 housing units around the country that are under construction two-thirds are in Leinster.

By combining data from the GeoDirectory database and the CSO, the GeoView Residential Buildings Report estimates the average rate of housing turnover in Tipperary to be 2.03%, which was lower than the national average of 2.6%.

The average house price in the Premier stood at €138,591 in June, while Clonmel was the town in Tipperary with the highest average house price of €166,255.

1,363 residential properties were purchased in Tipperary in the 12 months to April 2018

Nearly 5% of homes are currently vacant, but the rate has fallen in most areas, while Tipperary’s vacancy rate is higher at 6.8%.