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Here we provide our readers with answers to all the common (and not so common!) questions around building a home in the country.

 

Why do I need a soil test before building? We answer that. Should I build or buy a home? Yep, we help answer that too. What’s the best time of year to build a new home? Or what about The section 32 statement?

 

We are regularly adding new content to this library, so keep checking back to increase your knowledge and understanding on all things related to building a new country home.

 

Or, if you can’t find an answer to your question, reach out to us on 1800 01 05 09 or email us at [email protected] and one of our helpful consultants will happily attempt to answer you question!


What's involved in building a new home in a flood prone area

WHAT’S INVOLVED IN BUILDING A NEW HOME IN A FLOOD PRONE AREA?

You may be reading this because you’ve found out that your building site is in a flood prone area, or …
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extra costs to build my home with a higher bushfire rating

WHAT ARE THE EXTRA COSTS TO BUILD MY HOME WITH A HIGHER BUSHFIRE RATING?

Reading our prior blog on bushfire ratings will provide a bit more context to this one, but along with the …
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what is a BAL rating

WHAT IS A BAL RATING?

When starting on the journey of getting a new home – particularly in bushfire prone areas of Australia – at …
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will water pool under my home

WILL WATER POOL UNDER MY HOME?

It’s something that only a few people consider, but when building a home with a suspended steel floor – which …
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How do different colours affect my timber front door

HOW DO DIFFERENT COLOURS AFFECT MY TIMBER FRONT DOOR?

To be honest, this is a question we’ve never had from our customers, but it’s caused a bit of grief …
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Does a builder have insurance while building my new home

DOES A BUILDER HAVE INSURANCE WHILE BUILDING MY NEW HOME?

We sometimes get this question as to whether we have insurance, and although we already have a blog in our …
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what is a wind rating

WHAT IS A WIND RATING FOR MY NEW HOME SITE?

We’ve had many people say to us over the years that their site is very windy and they want to …
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sundry permits for a new home

DETAILS ON SUNDRY PERMITS FOR A NEW HOME

Welcome to this fourth and last blog on permits – the permit series as we’re calling it. You don’t have to …
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Why does it cost extra to have more than one paint colour in my home?

WHY DOES IT COST EXTRA TO HAVE MORE THAN ONE PAINT COLOUR IN MY NEW HOME?

Some of the homes we’ve wandered through after we’ve finished them are stunning because of the uniformity of just one …
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cost of building a verandah

THE COST OF BUILDING A VERANDAH

Verandahs and decks are an iconic part of the true country home, and not only do we build a lot …
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building permit

HOW TO GET A BUILDING PERMIT FOR YOUR NEW HOME

So this is the third blog in this series on permits. By the way, you don’t have to have read …
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what if the home takes longer to build

WHAT IF THE HOME TAKES LONGER TO BUILD THAN PROMISED?

  We sometimes get the question about timing from customers embarking on the journey of getting their new home built, …
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Informational Videos

Permits

In the following series of videos, Paul discusses, in depth, the permit process when building a home.


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