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Building a new house: what’s involved?

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Building a new house allows you to bring your vision of a perfect home to life. From selecting the ideal location to finalising the furnishings, there are many factors to consider along the way.

We explore the general process of building a new house, providing valuable insights and practical tips to help you navigate each stage of the journey. Whether you’re a first-time homebuilder or an experienced investor, this guide will equip you with the knowledge and resources you need to make your dream home a reality.

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Process of building a new home

Let’s look at a simple overview of the process involved in building a new home.

1. Planning and design

The first step in building a new house is to plan and design the layout and features of your home. This includes determining your budget, selecting a suitable location, and working with a trusted home builder with floor plans that meet your needs and preferences.

2. Obtaining permits

Before construction can begin, you’ll need to obtain the necessary permits and approvals from local authorities. This may involve submitting your building plans for review and obtaining permits for things like zoning, building codes, and environmental regulations.

3. Site preparation

Once you have the necessary permits in place, the next step is site preparation. This may include clearing the land, grading the site, and preparing the foundation for construction. Depending on the condition of the site, this process may also involve excavating and levelling the land.

4. Construction

With the site prepared, construction can begin. This typically involves building the foundation, framing the structure, installing utilities and infrastructure, and completing interior and exterior finishes. Throughout the construction process, it’s important to work closely with your builder to ensure that the project stays on track and meets your expectations.

5. Final inspection

Once construction is complete, a final inspection will be conducted to ensure that the home meets all building codes and regulations. This may involve inspecting the structural integrity of the building, as well as the quality of the finishes and installations. Once the home passes inspection, you’ll be ready to move in and enjoy your new space.

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Breakdown of costs when building a new house

Land acquisition

  • The cost of purchasing land varies depending on location, size, and local market conditions.
  • Factors such as proximity to amenities, schools, and employment centres can impact land prices.

Construction costs

  • The most significant expense includes materials, labour, and equipment needed for construction.
  • Costs are influenced by the size, complexity, and quality of materials used, as well as local building codes and regulations.
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Exploring your options for building a new house

Home builders

Project home builders offer a range of pre-designed home plans, providing a more streamlined and cost-effective approach.

These builders typically offer a selection of standard designs to choose from, with the option to customise certain features to suit your needs.

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House and Land Packages

House and land packages bundle the purchase of a new home with a block of land in a specific development or estate. This option simplifies the process by offering a turnkey solution, including both the construction of the house and the purchase of the land.

Knockdown rebuild

For those seeking to upgrade their existing home, the knockdown-rebuild option involves demolishing the current structure and constructing a new home on the same site. This approach allows homeowners to maximise their investment in land while enjoying the benefits of a brand-new home.
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Why choose Coral Homes build your dream home

With over 30 years of experience and a commitment to excellence, Coral Homes offers a diverse range of home designs and building options to suit every lifestyle and budget.

From house and land packages to knock down rebuilds, Coral Homes provides unmatched flexibility, quality, and value for homeowners across Australia.

With a reputation for exceptional customer service, transparent communication, and superior craftsmanship, Coral Homes is dedicated to making the process of building a new home a seamless and enjoyable experience. When you choose Coral Homes, you’re not just building a house – you’re building a future filled with comfort, style, and lasting memories. Explore Coral Homes today and take the first step towards turning your dream home into a reality.

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