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๐‡๐ข๐๐๐ž๐ง ๐‚๐จ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ฌ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐๐ฎ๐ฒ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐š ๐‡๐จ๐ฎ๐ฌ๐ž ๐ข๐ง ๐ˆ๐ซ๐ž๐ฅ๐š๐ง๐

The cost of buying a house in Ireland is not just the price of the property. There are also several hidden costs that you need to factor in. Here are some of the most common hidden costs:

๐ƒ๐ž๐ฉ๐จ๐ฌ๐ข๐ญ: You will need to have a deposit of at least 10% of the purchase price of the property (T&C applies in each case).

๐’๐ญ๐š๐ฆ๐ฉ ๐๐ฎ๐ญ๐ฒ: This is a tax that you pay to the government when you buy a property. The amount of stamp duty you pay depends on the value of the property (its 1% of the property value in most cases).

๐’๐จ๐ฅ๐ข๐œ๐ข๐ญ๐จ๐ซ๐ฌ' ๐Ÿ๐ž๐ž๐ฌ: You will need to hire a solicitor to handle the legal aspects of the purchase. The fees will vary depending on the solicitor and the complexity of the transaction.

๐’๐ฎ๐ซ๐ฏ๐ž๐ฒ๐จ๐ซ๐ฌ' ๐Ÿ๐ž๐ž๐ฌ: A surveyor can inspect the property and give you an opinion on its condition. This is an optional but advisable step if you are buying a second hand property.

๐•๐š๐ฅ๐ฎ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐Ÿ๐ž๐ž๐ฌ: Your lender will require a valuation of the property to ensure that it is worth the amount you are borrowing. The fees will vary depending on the lender.

๐Œ๐จ๐ซ๐ญ๐ ๐š๐ ๐ž ๐ฉ๐ซ๐จ๐ญ๐ž๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง: This is insurance that will pay off your mortgage if you die or become unable to work. It is a legal requirement for most mortgage borrowers.

๐‡๐จ๐ฆ๐ž ๐ข๐ง๐ฌ๐ฎ๐ซ๐š๐ง๐œ๐ž: This is insurance that will cover your property and its contents in the event of a fire, flood, or other damage.

๐๐ซ๐จ๐ฉ๐ž๐ซ๐ญ๐ฒ ๐ญ๐š๐ฑ: This is a tax that you pay to the government each year on your property. The amount of property tax you pay depends on the value of your property.

๐‚๐จ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ฌ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐ซ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ฏ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง: If your new home needs any renovation or decoration work, this will add to the overall cost of the purchase.

๐Œ๐จ๐ฏ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐œ๐จ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ฌ: If you are moving to a new home, you will need to factor in the cost of moving your furniture and belongings.

It is important to consider all of these hidden costs when budgeting for buying a house in Ireland. By doing so, you can avoid any surprises further down the line.

Here are some additional tips for budgeting for buying a house in Ireland:

Start saving early. The sooner you start saving for a deposit, the easier it will be to reach your goal. Do your research on the property market so that you know what to expect.

By following these tips, you can make the process of buying a house in Ireland as smooth and affordable as possible. Always remember SKT CONSULTANTS is with you in each of the step as mentioned above as we do provide professional consulting and services for buying your dream house in Ireland. Feel free to email us directly at or Whatsapp our business number at +353851153430 to check the entire process budgeting and cost.

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