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Mike from Wexford
We recently finished a 2000 square feet part dormer part two storey house. The total costs including all fees was €187500, which is €94 / ft2.
Posted October 07-2010

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Jim from Dundalk
Beware of builders who are pricing extensions and houses below building costs.
Something must suffer.
Posted February 09-2011

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Luke from Limerick
What are the current building costs for an extension approx 150-200 ft2. I have been told about €100 per ft2
Posted August 31-2011

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Costs
A guide to the costs of the different aspects of your proposed project are detailed here

Site Costs
Site costs vary greatly from county to county. A search of one of the leading property websites has advertised prices from €10,000 to nearly €5,000,000. The price paid will be subject to Stamp Duty. More information is available from the Irish Taxation Institute.
The price largely will be determined by the following:
Location
Popularity
Zoning
Services available
Size

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Solicitors Fees

Solicitors fees for property conveyancing are usually between 0.75% to 1.25% of the purchase price. This price will be subject to VAT at 23%

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House Plans
Irish Self Builder recommends that you purchase (and amend) your house plans directly from an Irish House Plans Provider. This will save hundreds, if not Thousands of euro. The cost of house plans varies from €125 to €300, depending on the size and complexity of the design. 

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Name Xplan, Ireland's online house plans provider
Contact Michael Lane
Address 34 Garden Village Crescent, Kilpedder, County Wicklow
Areas Covered Nationwide
Description Xplan, is an on-line facility providing a wide range of house plans to the Irish market at exceptionally competitive prices
Traditional and Modern designs are available.
Houses vary from single storey, dormer and two storey dwellings.
Floor plans are available for 2 bedroom, 3 bedroom, 4 bedroom and 5 bedroom houses. Floor plans are also available for garages and outhouses.
Plans are available in PDF format, by hard copy or in CAD format.
Amendments can be arranged to the drawings on request

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house plans are amazing value for money. 
  • All Garage Plans cost only €99.00 inclusive of taxes
  • All 2 Bedroom House Plans cost only €124.95 inclusive of taxes
  • All 3 Bedroom House Plans cost only €149.95 inclusive of taxes
  • All 4 Bedroom House Plans cost only €174.95 inclusive of taxes
  • All 5 Bedroom House Plans cost only €199.95 inclusive of taxes
  • All 5+ Bedroom House Plans cost only €299.95 inclusive of taxes
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Planning Consultant

Based on a average 200 m2 4 bedroom house, with a reasonable specification, expect to pay from €2450 to €4900 for your Planning Consultant to submit your planning application. Prices are subject to VAT at 23%

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Name Lane Planning & Design
Contact Michael Lane
Address 34 Garden Village Crescent, Kilpedder, County Wicklow
Areas Covered Wicklow & Dublin
Description Lane Planning & Design is a progressive company providing Architectural, Engineering, Development and Planning & Design services throughout Ireland.
Energetic and enthusiastic in their approach, LPD provides the very best possible design to the residential and commercial sectors. It takes pride in trying to facilitate its clients and to be readily available and accessible to them at all times.
LPD is a design-led practice with over twenty years experience in a broad range of fields.
Our main activities include the design and planning for Houses, Extensions and Commercial Developments
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Land Surveyor
Depending on the site size and complexity, expect to pay from €300 to €700 to your Land Surveyor. Prices are subject to VAT at 23%

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Site Suitability Testing Engineer
Typically you will pay approximately €350 to €555 to have have a Site Suitability Report to Epa Standards commissioned. Prices are subject to VAT at 21%

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Design Consultant
Based on a average 200 m2 4 bedroom house, with a reasonable specification, expect to pay from €2450 to €4900 to your Design Consultant to prepare Working Drawings and Contract Specification. This will exclude specialist engineers (if required). Prices are subject to VAT at 23%

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Logo Lane Planning & Design (Planning Application for Houses, Extensions & Commercial Developments)
Name Lane Planning & Design
Contact Michael Lane
Address 34 Garden Village Crescent, Kilpedder, County Wicklow
Areas Covered Wicklow & Dublin
Description Lane Planning & Design is a progressive company providing Architectural, Engineering, Development and Planning & Design services throughout Ireland.
Energetic and enthusiastic in their approach, LPD provides the very best possible design to the residential and commercial sectors. It takes pride in trying to facilitate its clients and to be readily available and accessible to them at all times.
LPD is a design-led practice with over twenty years experience in a broad range of fields.
Our main activities include the design and planning for Houses, Extensions and Commercial Developments
Landline 01-2810063
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Structural Engineer
The cost associated with hiring a structural (or other specialist) engineer will vary
in accordance to the amount of work involved

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Design Consultant
Based on a average 200 m2 4 bedroom house, with a reasonable specification, expect to pay from €2100 to €4200 to your Design Consultant to Supervise and Certify your Project. This is based site inspections at stage payments requirements. Prices are subject to VAT at 23%

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Logo Lane Planning & Design (Planning Application for Houses, Extensions & Commercial Developments)
Name Lane Planning & Design
Contact Michael Lane
Address 34 Garden Village Crescent, Kilpedder, County Wicklow
Areas Covered Wicklow & Dublin
Description Lane Planning & Design is a progressive company providing Architectural, Engineering, Development and Planning & Design services throughout Ireland.
Energetic and enthusiastic in their approach, LPD provides the very best possible design to the residential and commercial sectors. It takes pride in trying to facilitate its clients and to be readily available and accessible to them at all times.
LPD is a design-led practice with over twenty years experience in a broad range of fields.
Our main activities include the design and planning for Houses, Extensions and Commercial Developments
Landline 01-2810063
Mobile 086-2345570
E-mail inbox@lpd.ie
Web site www.lpd.ie

Quantity Surveyor
Based on a average 200 m2 4 bedroom house, with a reasonable specification, expect to pay from €350 to €600 to your Quantity Surveyor for a Bill of Quantities and costings spreadsheet. Prices are subject to VAT at 23%

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BER Certificates
Based on a average 200 m2 4 bedroom house, expect to pay your BER (Building Energy Rating) Assessor from €260 to €450 for a Provisional and Final BER Certificates. Prices are subject to VAT at 23%

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Air-Tightness Certificate
Based on a average 200 m2 4 bedroom house, expect to pay your Air-Tightness Assessor from €400 to €700 for an Air-Tightness Test

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Building Costs
Based on a average 200 m2 4 bedroom house, with a reasonable specification, expect to pay the following percentage cost for each aspect of your proposed home. The percentages will vary in accordance to site conditions, energy rating required, specification, the finish required, etc

Construction Element Typical average percentage cost
Site Clearance 2% to 4%
Foundation to Floor Slab 8% to 10%
External Walls 15% to 19%
Roof 8% to 10%
Windows and External Doors 6% to 8%
Intermediate Floor 2%
Staircase 0.50% to 1%
Internal Walls and Partitions 2% to 3%
Electrical Works 6% to 6%
Heating and Plumbing 7% to 9%
Sanitary 6% to 7%
Internal Rendering 5% to 7%
Internal Doors and Woodwork 2% to 3%
Kitchen and Utility Units 4% to 6%
Decoration 1% to 3%

Further Information / Links
Further useful information can be found at the following

The Society of Chartered Surveyors (Ireland)
More information of Building Costs

Central Statistics Office of Ireland
Construction related costings and Planning Permission Statistics

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