Prices “could” here decline by 1.6 per cent this year and 1.1 per cent next year, with house price growth forecast to pick-up again to 4.6 per cent in 2022 and 4.2 per cent in 2023. Hardly the doomsday scenario you pine for. FWIW i would be very surprised if rural ireland didn’t see a continuation of the market softening of the last couple of years and i would expect there to be a drop, however marginal.
And for the record I have no issue with anyone thinking that house prices may drop, as many do, that in and of itself is not “weird”. The weirdness stems from severel elements of the manner of your contributions to the debate which have all been pointed out to you at this stage.