What are the Hidden Costs When Building a New Home in Brisbane? Government Taxes and Stamp Duty


GOVERNMENT TAXES AND STAMP DUTY. Know what Government fees you will have to pay. Also, check into the stamp duty rates (these vary state by state). You can go to your Government website for tax fees and rates that may be applicable. Having the knowledge of possible hidden costs will help you stay within what you have budgeted for your new home. Here at OJ Pippin Homes, we … [Read more...]

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

3D render of a house under construction with a watercolour effect

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...]

Hot Suburbs within Brisbane

Hot Suburbs Within Brisbane, Ipswich and Moreton Bay for New Property Development As the property development market in Sydney and Melbourne gets weaker, various parts of Queensland are proving themselves to be strong growth markets. In the Price Predictor Index: Winter 2016 report, Queensland was listed as home to half of the top ten suburbs for growth when it comes to … [Read more...]

Testimonial From a Happy Client!


This is what one happy client said: "From start to finish my experience with OJ Pippin Homes was nothing but professional. Dates, construction and fit out were all on target. Additionally the rectification of minor details was done punctually and without issue. My experiences in every aspect would give me 100% confidence to engage OJ Pippin Homes again." - John Mowbray … [Read more...]

Parkway Video Tour


https://youtu.be/IxqOpjc190Y At OJ Pippin Homes, all our homes are full-turn key. Today's tour takes you through the upgraded Parkway design, walking through the front door you enter the spacious tiled hall and we move straight into the conveniently located study or bedroom 5 with built in robes and ceiling fans. Along the hall to the left is the internal laundry with … [Read more...]