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The Building Process

Step 1 – Budget

First of all make sure you have an idea of your overall budget – this should include everything you want to see in your completed home.

Remember to consider the design, size and number of bedrooms, bathrooms, and additional living spaces you require including outdoor enhancements such as entertaining areas.

Different building processes will affect the cost of your home – do you want a full build service or will you be saving money by using the Kitset building option?

Step 2 – Choose Your Design

We have a large number of designs to choose from – giving you plenty of choice regardless of whether you prefer a single or double storey home, whether you want all bedrooms located at the same end of the house, or if you want to include additional office space.

Of course if you would prefer to have your plans drafted by your own draftsperson, then we’re happy to work with these as well.

We will provide a written quotation based on your chosen design or upon supply of your plans. If the cost exceeds your budget then we will work with you (or your draftsperson) to utilise different design techniques to reduce costs.

Step 3 – Working Drawings

Following quote approval we will prepare a full set of plans showing your home sited on the block, all elevations and other layouts including electrical requirements.

Any documentation needed for council approvals, for example energy efficiency reports, engineering plans etc can also be supplied.

Step 4 – Building Approval

Once your plans have been signed off and approved by the local territorial authority, we start the process of building! We begin with an agreement that will detail the manufacturing items and include your payment schedule. Payments are required at different stages of the building process – these are all clearly explained.

Step 5 – Delivery

This can mean delivery of your keys to a fully completed home, or the delivery of building materials to complete the next stage of your home if you’re building it yourself.


 


 

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