Steps to building a new home
The building process can be a complex and frustrating process. This need not be the case if you familiarise yourself with the steps to building a new home.
Do some groundwork before you start house hunting.
It’s good to know what your immediate needs are from your home as well as further down the track. Consider your building plan, landscaping and community when choosing your home.
The key to successful home hunting is to take your time.
When you have found the home you want, and you are confident that you are dealing with a professional builder, you can ask the builder to write up a building contract.
So, you’ve finished the building process and have settled in. What next? How do you maintain this fresh beautiful new home? Discover how to keep your new home in tip-top condition.
Preparing to move in is an exciting time, but ensuring you complete the necessary inspections is even more crucial as you near the end of the building process. Use these tips to help complete the final inspection.
Writing, reviewing, and keeping records may seem like obvious steps to building a new home but understanding both you and your builder’s obligations can sometimes be confusing. In this section discover how to work with your builder to make the terms of the contract crystal clear.
Building a new home is a big decision and an important investment. There is a lot to think about. You want to buy with confidence, enjoy the experience and know that you have made the best decision for you and your family.
Having a good idea of what your new home is likely to cost and working out an achievable budget are essential steps in the process of building a new home.