How to build a green sustainable home? As energy consumption prices rise, there is now a trend towards building energy efficient homes that will not only help the environment but will also save you money in the long run. So if you are in the market of building a green sustainable home, then you have come to the right place.Read more
Once you have sat down and finally made the decision that you want to build your dream home the next step is to choose the perfect house plan. This can be a tedious and confusing task as it requires a lot of planning and forward thinking. myBuildcompare is here to help!
One of the first steps of building a new home is having the soil on the site tested by a geotechnical engineer. Most builders will take care of this for you but some builders will not undertake a soil test of the site at tender stage and instead include an estimated allowance.
The best time is right now! If your finances are in order and you are ready to go, then there is no point waiting. Why? Well it’s simple.
So you’re thinking of building your new home. One the biggest advantages of building your own new home is being able to choose the design and floor plan that best suits you and your family! However, do you build up or out? single, double or even triple storey? The choice is yours but hopefully this article will make your choice a little easier.
Are you a first home buyer or an investor looking to invest in NSW? You could be eligible for an exemption, concession or grant on your stamp duty when buying or building a new home. Find out more here.
If you have never built a new home before you should not be shy to ask your builder lots of questions. If you don’t ask you will never know and you may regret it later. We have compiled a short list of some fundamental questions you should always ask your builder before signing the building contract.
Do not underestimate the amount of storage that you will need once you move into your new home. This can often be hard to visualise when choosing your floor plan. Learn how to maximise your space by creating innovative storage solutions as part of your new home build.
Including variations into your build are important. It makes the home that little bit more yours. The key is to not go overboard, so we have come up with some essential variations... definitely worth varying.
So the construction of your dream home has finally finished and your builder has booked in an appointment for you to go for a walk-through inspection. Below is a short list of things to look out for during the walk-through inspection.
Knowing what is in your building contract is important. Separate the legal jargon and know what is what.
Have you just spent all your savings on the build and have nothing left to deck out your brand new home? Check out our inexpensive hints and design ideas to help make your space your own on a tight budget.