Display Homes – Understanding the Builders Rep

Display Home

Going into every Display Home the first person you see is the Builders Representative.

When talking to the representative it helps to understand a little about them, so here are some thoughts;

Pay

We all work for money but the Representative’s conditions of employment might be a fair bit different to you.

Most Representatives [read more...]

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Quick Build ?

One of the reasons that people may choose a builder is the promise of a ‘Quick Build’ . . . . . but how realistic is that promise?

Getting the house finished quickly might be attractive to you so here are a couple of things to think about before you make a choice.

Is Obtaining [read more...]

What Is A Project Home Builder?

project builders

If you are new to thinking about having a new house built you may have heard the term ‘Project Home Builder’ and wondered what it means.

Project Home Builders base their business on building large numbers of houses using a limited range of designs.

By cutting down on the [read more...]

Cash Jobs

money

Whether Owner Building, or just having some work done on your new house after handover, you may need to engage tradies to do work.

One question that frequently comes up is “Do you want the Cash Price? or do you want an Invoice?”

Before you go for the discount here are some things to consider:

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Virtual Build?

Virtual Build

I recently saw an advert for ‘MyPlace’ a ‘Virtual Build Information System’ by Burbank.

What Is A Virtual Build Information System?

MyPlace is a virtual construction site which provides a visual aid in the progress of your home’s construction. It lets you check out what’s happening on-site of your new home without having to leave [read more...]

Choosing a New House – Book Launch

choosing a house-cover

 

Today I am launching the latest anewhouse GUIDE

 

 

Aimed at making sure you consider a wide range of issues Before You Pay The Deposit for your new home!

Posts from this Blog and Much More.

100 pages packed with advice, including Comprehensive Checklists.

In pdf format so you can read it on [read more...]

Love the Display Home

BUT CAN YOU AFFORD IT?

When you visit a Builders Display home you will probably be given a price list which quotes the Basic Price for the house you are looking at.

Don’t be fooled!……… The feature you see in the Display Home will add much more to the cost.

The following table provides examples [read more...]

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Using Your Own Tradies

When you look at some of the prices that builders charge for things it makes you wonder if you can get things cheaper by employing your own tradies during the build.

Examples are things like:

Refrigerated air conditioning. Extra lighting. High end bathroom fixtures.

Unfortunately its not always that simple. Some builder will allow you [read more...]