In this page you will find answers to typical questions we are asked regularly. Click on the question to see the answer.
Please contact us so we can answer your own specific questions and to know more about how we could help you.
What’s the benefit of a custom-home over a proven home-package?
Our clients list the following 5 major benefits when they talk about what matters to them:
- You control how your dream home meets your lifestyle needs within your budget
- It makes the most of your block
- Every room has the right shape and size, fittings, storage space, number of power points…
- You choose absolutely everything internally and externally and create the living spaces you really want.
- It feels like home immediately
What is involved in getting a custom-home built?
There are many steps to go through whether you get a custom-home or a standard display type home. A thorough preparation makes building your dream home easy. We have a proven process that we share with you at the start so you always know where you are.
Do I need an architect?
If you have not got plans yet and/or don’t have the budget for an architect, you can still get a fully personalized home that fit you lifestyle.
We have some plans which are easily adaptable to your needs. We will guide you throughout that process from choosing the best starting point to ending with the right final plans.
I already have plans ready to build
Congratulations. We will now work with you to ensure they can be built on your block and deliver the results you want. Together we will walk through every room and external perspective, advising you along the way about any potential adjustment.
How long does it take to build a custom home?
It depends of course on the complexity of the project, the size of your home. Typically it will take between 6 and 12 months once building permits are obtained.
After working through your needs and objectives, we can estimate how long your project will take. So you will know what to expect and how to plan before construction starts.
When is the best time to build during the year?
What is the cost of design and drafting, permits?
Can I change my mind on some details during construction?
In which suburbs do you build?
On what kind of blocks can you build?
How much nuisance will there be for the neighbours?
We keep our sites as clean and tidy as possible. We make sure the street remains safe at all times for pedestrian and car traffic.