They all come in the form of non-construction costs.
Non-construction costs of a new house in the Midlands are now as much as €80,000.
This includes hidden costs like development charges, ESB, Irish Water and VAT.
This week the Central Bank's announced that Ireland needs to build 34,000 homes a year for the next decade just to meet demands of a growing population.
Former CIF President & Chairman Construction Industry Dominic Doheny says many people remain in the dark when it comes to these costs: