Let’s be honest, saving for your first home is a daunting task. When you are looking at that final figure, it can seem downright impossible but with some patience, planning and will power, you can make your dream home a reality. To help you out, we’ve put together some tips and advice to guide you toward your goal.
So your finances are in order, you saved a deposit and your bank has pre-approved your loan… Congratulations! You’re on your way to building your first home. Now that the exciting step of shopping around for the perfect home is here, you may be wondering which home-buying solution will suit your requirements.
Building and owning a perfect family home is the ultimate life dream come true. However, many Australians believe that this in an unachievable ambition or something they will only be able to afford in the very distant future. Here are some simple steps you should take to make building your home a reality.
We know that when building your home, particularly your first, it can be both exciting and scary. That’s why we’ve put a simple checklist together that will help you on your home building journey.
The importance of a successful client-builder relationship cannot be overstated. Emerging with your sanity intact after building a house calls for mutual respect, understanding, trust and, most importantly, excellent communication with every person you deal with in the building company, throughout the duration of the project.
Before you commit to a builder, make sure that they are well-equipped with knowledge, skills and experience and can successfully assist you in the building process. To find the right builder for your home and land package, make sure you discuss the following aspects with them.
When building a new home, prepare yourself for an exciting, busy, challenging and, at times, daunting experience. But don’t be intimidated. If you seek advice, ask plenty of questions and engage the right builder to partner with you, you’re halfway there.