What are the hidden costs when building a new home in Brisbane? Where do you start?

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Before you contact any builders, make sure you know what you want (size, type and location) and what amount you’re willing (and able) to spend. It is important that you define your needs beforehand so that you’re not only considering comparable quotes in your search for a new home builder, but also that you don’t get side tracked by a sales pitch. Next, research the builder. … [Read more...]

Carseldine Two Storey Home Design

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Follow along as we see the progress of this new house being built in Carseldine. Selected from the OJ Pippin Homes standard floorplan designs, the Parkway two storey home design façade is impressive looking house and a well thought-out floorplan. Stage 1  - Before OJ Pippin homes start building on a site a Preliminary site inspection of the proposed land development is … [Read more...]

Building A New Home: Why you shouldn’t Necessarily choose the Lowest Quote from Brisbane Home Builders

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Why You Should Be Wary Of Cheap Quotes from Builders in Brisbane The planning stages prior to building a new home can be very costly, so when a ‘cheap’ quote comes in from a builder, it may be very tempting to accept it. Why not save costs where you can? The complexities of making a choice between builders can be difficult and stressful, especially when one quote seems to too … [Read more...]

Why You Should Choose a Brisbane Home Builder Who Focuses on Quality

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If your considering building a new home, there is quite a few choices and decisions to make. Such choices as picking a Brisbane home builder, land locations, house designs and colour selections. You may feel enticed to go for a builder who offers the largest quantity for the least cost; yet when you need a home you and your family will appreciate choosing quality over … [Read more...]

8 Investment Property Rules That Reduce Risk and Boost Performance

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Rule 1: One or two properties will not secure your future Rule 2: Properties must be easy to hold Rule 3: Get the right property for the right area Rule 4: Don’t make decisions from your heart - you will never live there Rule 5: Doing things yourself costs more than you think Rule 6: Avoid student accommodation and serviced apartments Rule 7: New properties are easier to … [Read more...]