Developers Hiking Cost Of Housing On Government's Radar

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The average cost of a home in the midlands is just under €250,000, according to the latest report.

The Housing Minister says the government is watching out for developers unjustly hiking the cost of housing. 

It comes after Cairn Homes reported it's costing €35,000 more to build a new home than it did two years ago.

While DAFT figures showed asking prices for homes on average increased by almost €60,000 between June 2020 and September 2022. 

The average asking price for a home in the midlands, according to those figures, is just under €250,000.

Housing Minister Darragh O'Brien says the government is intervening on the affordability side:

Read More: Near €20,000 Jump In Midlands House Prices In 2022

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