Property prices are not the only thing to have come down in these economically challenging times. Overall construction costs have been redefined in line with current levels of demand and smaller profit margins.
How much can you build without the need for planning permission? How long does the planning process take? Am I entitled to build on a greenfield site? Will I have to pay a contribution to the County Council?
The challenging environmental issues Ireland faces going into the future means carbon taxes, higher fuel prices and higher levels of insulation in homes will all soon become realities. Find out what suits your house best.