Smaller back gardens could reduce new house prices by 20%
New guidelines on high-density home building could mean that average prices fall to €310,000 if the size of gardens in newly built houses is cut by a third
The size requirements for back gardens in newly built homes could be cut by a third as part of new rules being considered by government which developers claim would see average house prices fall by 20 per cent to €310,000.
Darragh O’Brien, the Minister for Housing, will issue new guidelines on high-density home building later this year, the Business Post has learned. The measures are expected to pave the way for more own-door, high-density housing ...