Starter home: South Terrace, Cork city centre, €130,000

According to Google Maps, it takes just seven minutes to walk from this two-bed apartment at 33 Block A, South Terrace, to the South Mall.

This close to the city centre, Downing Commercial expect strong interest from investors. “An investor could expect rent of €1,200 for this unit,” auctioneer Anthony Quinlan says.

On the second floor, it has an open-plan kitchen living room, a bathroom and two bedrooms.

It comes with a designated parking space.

VERDICT: Compact and convenient.

Size: 46sq m (500sq ft)

Bathrooms: 1

Bedrooms: 2

BER: Pending


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