For part two of our ‘Building your own Home’ series, we’re taking a closer look at how to find a reputable architect in Ireland and what steps you need to take to obtain planning permission before you can break ground on building your dream home. If you missed part one, make sure to have a read of it to find out how to find the right plot of land.
Ireland’s mainly coastal or riverside towns and cities generally boast excellent views over the water and countryside. However, those views come at a cost, according to a new report by Daft.ie. The average sea-facing property costs several thousands more than a non-sea-facing counterpart. So what are the key factors to be aware of that can change the price of Irish property?
According to Daft.ie’s latest House Price report, South Dublin is Ireland’s most expensive location at €599,000 (£535,275) and a property right in the heart of the city will cost €335,000 (£299,345). But, where are the cheapest homes in Ireland? With the average Irish property being €254,000 (£227,000) – it’s clear there are bargains to out there if you’re willing to cast your net further afield. Therefore, today we’re taking a look at where to find the cheapest homes in Ireland.
Things are looking very good for Ireland’s economy right now. The country is benefiting across the board from increased international interest, and domestic demand for goods and services is up. Today, we’re taking a look at how the Irish property market is performing to help inform your decision to buy in Ireland in 2018.
When considering where to buy your Irish holiday home, it’s important to factor in what you dream of using it for. Will you use it as a base for exploring the trails of the Wild Atlantic Way or the Glendalough Loop? Are you looking to spend long weekends by the Irish coast? Do you want to getaway to immerse yourself in Ireland’s live music scene? Or, must you be on the doorstep of the best cycling routes in Ireland?