Category Archives: Construction

3 Questions to Ask Perth Home Builders

Finding the right builder is a significant step in getting the home of your dreams. Shoddy work can cause you not only heartaches but financial losses as well. To guide you in selecting a builder you can rely on, here are the things you should ask about before sealing the deal. Continue reading →

What to Look For in House and Land Packages

House and land packages are a great way to start with a fresh, new house. It can be intimidating to select from the many types of houses to be built, however, and even more so when you have to consider choosing where to have it built. Here are some pointers to ensure that the three important aspects of a house and land package—estate, lot, and builder—are all to your liking:

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The True and Full Cost of Owning Your First Home

From the viewpoint of the inexperienced, purchasing a home is a pretty simple and straightforward process: take out a loan and use it to buy the house of your choice. Things are rarely that simple, however, as there are other costs that buyers have to consider. Continue reading →

Subtle Signs of a Family-Friendly Neighbourhood

In the past, all you needed out of a home was a place that was near the latest restaurants and nightlife options. Now that you have children, however, what you’re looking for in a place to call home has changed dramatically.

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Choosing a Builder for Your New Home

You’ve decided to buy a new home instead of a pre-owned one. You know where your financing will come from and chose Perth as a location. Now, you have to choose builders. What are the factors to consider?

Reputation and Experience. It’s not only about the length of time the builders have been in practice but also the level of satisfaction of their past clients. Recognition from industry authorities is also a good basis. Make sure you do your research on these characteristics by directly asking the prospective builders as well as third-party sources. Client testimonials and industrial reviews are other good sources. Continue reading →

What Do First Home Buyers Need to Look For?

First-time home buyers can make several mistakes at the start of their journey. Many focus too much on the price or expenses that they forget to consider other important factors that can eventually affect their living comfort. The following list should give you an idea on what to look for while shopping for your first home. Continue reading →

How to Get Rid of Your Home Loan Fast

Although financing is included in home and land packages offered by Perth builders today, the fact remains the same: a mortgage is a mortgage. The figure can be really intimidating, particularly during the early years of the mortgage when the principal and interest are at their highest—but this doesn’t have to dominate your life for long. There are simple ways you can cut years off your home loan period and soon own the property entirely. Continue reading →