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Can I extend and renovate my fixer-upper for €100,000?

Buying a ‘fixer-upper’ can be a way to purchase better-quality housing stock for less, with the plan to make improvements later - but renovation can cost much more than you think. Diarmuid Kelly reveals some tactics to help you plan

11th March, 2018
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In 2013, €100,000 was like a king’s ransom to most businesses in the Irish construction industry. Now clients approach us with budgets at this level and are shocked when we tell them how little can be achieved with such a large sum of money. We have decided to tackle this issue with a clear worked example.

In 2018, rates for some types of construction have increased by 50 per cent since the recession. Client...

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