Some of the costs associated with building a home are listed below:
Legal / conveyancing charges
Permits, licences, inspections, demolition, etc.
Cost of making the property flood safe, etc
Stamp Duty and other government expenses
Land costs, soil tests, amending the slant, etc
Compulsory sustainability regulations, e.g. water tanks
Strata fees, taxes and rates
Painting, fencing, driveways, landscaping, etc.
Appliances such as Heating, cooling, etc
Contents and building insurance.
Transfer/Connection of utilities, for example, gas, power, etc.
Charges connected with your home loan.