Rockport, Ireland is a tourist hotspot and it’s no surprise that this island has been dubbed the “most expensive city in Europe”.
But while many of its residents are looking to save for a trip to Europe, there’s a cheaper option out there that’s sure to get you there.
Rise in rents means you’ll have to look elsewhere For many, the cost of living in Ireland is the biggest factor in deciding whether to rent or buy.
And the rising cost of accommodation in Ireland has left many feeling they need to look beyond the main tourist attractions in order to afford a better life.
A study by the Resolution Foundation found that in the six months to the end of February 2017, the median house price in Ireland was €1.75m.
With the average house price of €2.65m, renting or buying in Rockpool has become a more attractive option.
According to Rockpool’s website, renting in Rockford is “more affordable than buying”.
A range of other factors are also at play when it comes to deciding on a location for your accommodation.
For example, if you’re looking to rent your home, then it’s important to check out the property’s amenities, the location of the nearest train station and the availability of parking.
As the cost and availability of housing has risen in RockPort, there are also increased costs for food, travel and accommodation.
So while renting in town may seem like a good idea, you’ll want to be aware of the different ways to save on accommodation costs, especially if you live in a city that is experiencing an influx of foreign migrants.
There are also cheaper alternatives to hotels in Rock Port, including affordable apartments and townhouses.
In the last few years, Rockport has seen an influx in foreign migrants, who have been spending more time living in the town.
Rockport residents and locals say it’s helped boost the town’s economy, with the town having a turnover of €1bn a year and its population growing by almost 10% annually.
You can also rent or purchase in Rockborough, with rent rates ranging from €1,200 to €2,000 a month.
But the average rental is around €1 a day, while the average cost of a townhouse in Rockstock is around £1,700 a month, with most of the cost coming from rent and maintenance.
However, if that’s not enough to tempt you to stay in Rockstown, then Rockport’s second largest city, you can also stay in the neighbouring town of Finglas, which has a rental price of just €300 a week.