Hidden costs of buying a home

Five hidden costs of buying a home

We are all well aware of the initial costs of buying a home, well we think we are. Often its where the money is spent that comes as a shock to first – home buyers.

It’s not over once the deposit has been saved and the winning offer made. Below are the five areas identified by experts where hidden costs are likely to exist.

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The Effects Of Salt On Newcastle Homes

Most people dream of living by the ocean and if you’re living in Newcastle you might be lucky enough to be close to the surf or in the historic east side. As great as living by the ocean may be few people think of the damage this salty environment can cause on your house.

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Common Problems With Newcastle’s Terrace Houses

Suburbs bordering Newcastle CBD like Newcastle East, The Hill and Cooks Hill are home to a fine collection of Victorian terrace houses. These three and two storey terrace houses are a powerful reminder of Newcastle’s rich history and much work has gone into maintaining their integrity. Continue reading “Common Problems With Newcastle’s Terrace Houses”