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

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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...]

New Home in Highly Desirable Street

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Latest update!  Come and visit us at our newly opened display home - 335 Brays Road, Griffin where we can discuss this proposed home and land package.  While there, you can view the quality of the build and finish of OJ Pippin Homes. Not often available on the market is a new home  in this highly desirable street.  Act quickly to make this new home YOURS! Featuring high end … [Read more...]

A Family Home with Over 600 m² of Land! Full Turn Key

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In these days of small blocks it is a pleasant surprise to find a house and land package on a 625 m²block. Combine this with a family home incorporating all the modern conveniences and you have found your jewel in the crown. Less than 14 km to the CBD, Arana Hills is located in one of Brisbane’s upcoming residential corridors. Completing the pictures is close access to parks, … [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 – Advertised home price?

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ADVERTISED PRICES. Generally, this is the base-rate home price. The beautiful display model home you visit usually includes upgrades that can add thousands of dollars to the base-rate home price. By defining what you want in your new Brisbane home, BEFORE you contact the builder, you will be able to negotiate your deal including the things that are important to you. Knowing in … [Read more...]