Jargon, missing digits, errors: Navigating the Residential Property Price Register

Database has improved transparency in the market but has flaws

The Property Price Register has undoubtedly given a much-needed quantitative insight into the Irish property market – but it has its flaws. Photograph: Getty Images

The Property Price Register has undoubtedly given a much-needed quantitative insight into the Irish property market – but it has its flaws. Photograph: Getty Images

It was hailed as revolutionary when introduced in 2012 and has undoubtedly given a much-needed insight into the Irish property market.

No longer do residential property buyers and sellers have to second-guess what an estate agent is telling them about sale prices; now it’s there in the Residential Property Price Register.

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