When searching for a home builder there are a number of things you need to take into consideration. The most important thing is if you want your home to look like every other home on the block or if you want something that looks and feels different. You probably want a home that reflects what you’ve always imagined is your dream home. The problem is that choosing between a so called ‘cookie cutter’ home and a ‘custom built’ one is more difficult than simply picking up a catalog and flipping through pages until you find something you like. The home builder needs to have the ability to construct the home precisely to your specifications, needs or desires.
Luxury home builder
A luxury home builder is able to custom construct your home, which gives you the freedom to chose the materials and spaces in your home. Since, the builder is an expert he will help with suggestions and will brief you on what is possible and what is not. For instance, a luxury home contractor will be able to help you with finding the right location for your home. He will be able to point out the right neighborhoods, the right type of land and tell you a bit about the history of the land and the price you can expect to pay for it.
Preparing for a first meeting
In order to find the right home builder you need to know exactly what you want. You should start with a sort of scrapbook of all the types of homes you like, design elements and color etc. Add notes regarding what you like about each of these types of homes. This will then give the contractor a good idea of what you want and will help him prepare the blueprints based on your preferences. The easiest way to prepare is to search for pictures on the internet, go through luxury home magazines and even photos of family members and friends’ homes that you like.
Price to quality ratio
The builder / contractor you chose should offer the right price to quality ratio. There are probably hundreds of builders in Sydney alone and so choosing one out of them can be difficult. The best way is to shortlist builders based on their portfolio, then pay them a visit and discuss what you want. Then ask them for a formal quote based on what you’ve discussed. Compare the quotes prior to deciding upon the builder you think is best for the job. Ideally, you will want someone with experience and someone