Sunday November 29, 2020

Building your own home will cost you – and how!

New construction compliance regulations now contribute at least €38,000 to the building costs of every house, making them unaffordable during a critical housing crisis

22nd April, 2015

Unaffordable housing has been made even more financially prohibitive in the last three years, due to the introduction of several new regulations, which were ill considered when it came to understanding their collective consequences. Those consequences are only now starting to become apparent.

Somehow, in order to resolve several negative property symptoms, we have created a whole new disease for which no legislative cure readily exists. We’ve traded intensive care for palliative care, and it’s...

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