Higher yields on small apartments in Dublin

Last Updated: Sept. 10, 2022
DUBLIN - Apartments COST (€) YIELD (p.a.)
Dublin (all locations)
1-Bedroom €270,000 €1,800 8.00%
2-Bedroom €350,000 €2,400 8.23%
3-Bedroom €450,000 €3,000 8.00%
4+Bedroom €850,000 €6,000 8.47%
Dublin avg. rental yields 8.17%
CORK - Apartments COST (€) YIELD (p.a.)
Cork (all locations)
1-Bedroom €220,000 €1,020 5.56%
2-Bedroom €245,000 €1,576 7.72%
3-Bedroom €295,000 €1,800 7.32%
4+Bedroom €460,000 €2,200 5.74%
Cork avg. rental yields 6.59%
All yields are gross - i.e., before taxes, repair costs, ground rents, estate agents fees, and any other costs. Net yields (what you´ll really earn) are typically around 1.5% to 2% lower.
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The gross rental yield is the rent the landlord will earn - before taxation, vacancy costs, and other costs - compared to the property´s purchase price.

In Dublin, gross rental yields range from 8.00% to 8.47%, which are generally considered excellent yields.

How much do apartments cost? Dublin´s average apartment prices tend to be approximately EUR 350,000 (for a two-bedroom apartment).

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