What are the hidden costs when building a new home in Brisbane? – Moving in expenses

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MOVING IN EXPENSES Your budget should also allow for the connection fees for electricity, sewer, gas, water utilities, the internet, telephone and perhaps pay TV. You will need to pay for the reconnection, connection, registration or transfer fees for the services. All of these are easily forgotten or overlooked costs that can add up quickly when constructing a new home. … [Read more...]

Knock down and Rebuild in Aspley

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Follow along as we see the progress of this knock down and rebuild in Aspley  Selected from the OJ Pippin Homes standard floor plan designs, the Parkway two storey home design facade is impressive looking house and a well thought-out floor plan . Stage 1 - With the consultation from the OJ Pippin Homes team the client organised the demolition and DA approval for this … [Read more...]

We would certainly recommend  OJ Pippin Homes to anyone thinking of building

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Another Testimonial From a Happy Client "Sue and myself would like to thank all of OJ Pippin Homes staff especially  Paul Henderson and Paul the site supervisor for doing a great job with our new home. The ease of all the details and planning was first class and the communication with your company was excellent. The build was completed well with in time and we could … [Read more...]

What are the hidden costs when building a new home in Brisbane? – Site Costs

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SITE COSTS, EARTHWORKS, BUILDING PERMITS. Does your contract include the soil test, inspection costs throughout the construction and all of the permits needed? What about retaining walls, excavation, demolition, or drainage on the property? Do you have a fixed fee for excavation or an allowance? Make sure you read your contract carefully to ensure that you know exactly what’s … [Read more...]

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...]