Our Blog

End of the ‘doer-upper’: rising cost of renovations cripples demand for ageing homes

Irish property prices have caught the builders blues with a sudden surge in renovation costs seeing the values of older homes falling relative to other properties.

A shortage of builders and a move by many operators into bigger commercial construction work while quoting high prices for domestic work by way of discouragement has led to recently acquired doer-uppers being returned to market as they cost more to restore than their owners expected.

Estate agents in city postcodes with high numbers of executor sales or with large numbers of period properties are now reporting a real impact on the demand for older homes in need of work

Read the full details in the Irish Independent

If it’s a Structural Survey Report (Building Survey Report, House Survey Report, Home Survey Report, Property Survey Report,) Condition Survey, Commercial Survey or Land Survey, ABL Surveyors are a firm of Chartered Building Surveyors with vast experience who will provide a professional, cost effective and efficient service to all our clients. Each inspection is carried out by a Chartered Building Surveyor (Building Surveyor, Home Surveyor, House Surveyor, Property Surveyor, or Land Surveyor) who has vast experience in their relevant field of Surveying.

We have offices in Navan, Dundalk and Dublin and also cover the surrounding counties and will travel nationwide if required.

ABL Surveyors are a member of the Society of Chartered Surveyors
Ireland and holds full professional indemnity insurance cover.

In the event that you require any of these services, ABL Surveyors are the right choice for you so please contact us for a quote

Share This...

Dundalk Office:
11A Blackthorn Business Park,
Coes Road,
Co Louth
Tel: 042 93 95062
Email: info@ablsurveyors.ie

©2023 ABL Surveyors – All Rights Reserved

Privacy & Cookies

Terms of Use