Tips for building a new home

First Home Buyer's Advice 7

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
With so many new home builders out there how do you choose one? Well there are a few ways of selecting a good builder. Have a look at their work; when did they start building? When going into their display are you talking to the builder or just a sales person? It is very important to speak to a builder and not just the sales staff and it's not unreasonable to request to meet the actual builder that will build
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First home buyer's advice 6

Monday, April 27, 2015
When looking for land let the builder do the work and get the builder to source your land.   This is a good idea because the builder knows where all the estates are and will be able to get you a better deal.  Developers give builders a better deal because they are securing land every day for their clients.   The builder will be able to work out many features of land that most would not know about and could
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First home buyer advice 5

Friday, April 10, 2015
One of the first mistakes first home buyers make is to search for the cheapest prices. This is certainly a sure way of getting into trouble with the cheapest price meaning just that. The cheapest builders use the cheapest products and trades on their projects meaning more problems for you the home buyer down the track. Most of these type of builders also cut corners and this leads to serious building faults in the future. Many would then say just
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Being an owner builder, is it really worth it?

Tuesday, April 08, 2014
An owner-builder allows you to be in control, manage sub-contractors and if you plan on using your own skills to build, renovate or extend your home. There are many responsibilities to take on and don't forget about the risks that may be involved.  By having a builder you will save a lot of time and stress, how you ask? It's simple. A builder will liaise with your architect/drafts person, sub-contractors and so forth. Builder's must follow strict regulations to ensure the
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