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The Extra Cost To Buying A Home You Haven’t Considered

Rhiannan Jenkins is a seasoned buyer’s agent and property consultant at Hunter James, one of Sydney’s premier buyers agencies. In today’s episode, we are focusing on the hidden or commonly unknown costs of buying your first home.

In this episode, Rhiannan discusses some of the most commonly known costs, the unknown costs as well as providing some details on what these costs actually provide. She then runs through a scenario of what the costs would be on a property purchase price of $850,000.

Rhiannan Jenkins is a seasoned buyer’s agent and property consultant at Hunter James, one of Sydney’s premier buyers agencies. In today’s episode, we are focusing on the hidden or commonly unknown costs of buying your first home.

In this episode, Rhiannan discusses some of the most commonly known costs, the unknown costs as well as providing some details on what these costs actually provide. She then runs through a scenario of what the costs would be on a property purchase price of $850,000.

Episode Outline

00:00Disclaimer 00:16Introduction 01:28Getting to know Rhiannan Jenkins 02:56The costs involved in buying a property 03:52Hidden costs homebuyers need to be aware of 06:41Estimate cost of building and pest inspection 08:37The importance of conducting a building and pest inspection 11:30Do you need to conduct building and pest inspections for apartments? or for freestanding houses only? 12:24What to expect in a strata report 13:12What is a sinking fund? 13:48Estimate cost of a strata report 15:07What is a special levy and when is it payable? 17:43Estimate cost of a conveyancer or solicitor’s services 19:00What is stamp duty 20:17Moving cost 21:43Benefits of getting the assistance of a buyer’s agent 25:39Estimate cost of a buyer’s agent’s services 27:31Scenarios 29:14Top three tips for first home buyers 31:13Get in touch with Rhiannan Jenkins

Show notes

Rhiannan Jenkins is a seasoned buyer’s agent and property consultant at Hunter James, one of Sydney’s premier buyers agencies. In today’s episode, we are focusing on the hidden or commonly unknown costs of buying your first home.

In this episode, Rhiannan discusses some of the most commonly known costs, the unknown costs as well as providing some details on what these costs actually provide. She then runs through a scenario of what the costs would be on a property purchase price of $850,000.

Get in touch with Rhiannan Jenkins

Buyers Agent and Property Consultant
Website: www.hunterjames.com.au
Email: rhiannan@hunterjames.com.au
Phone: 0409 812 137

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