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Find the perfect New Home Design around Australia...
If you are considering building a new home, realistically their are a lot of components that come into play. In 2006 MyPackage.com.au was launched to assist people with the process of searching and finding the right home from the right home builder. The section called new Home Designs allows people to type in their criteria, like number of bedrooms etc and be shown a range of designs and floor plans from a selection of builders who operate in the location where you would like to build.
A key reason so many people choose to build is that they get to choose everything, design, location, colours, floor plan... Its pretty compelling compared to buying an established home that might not be quite right.
It's all about finding a home design and builder that is going to deliver the perfect home that will enable you to maximise your lifestyle and enjoyment.
When comparing home designs on MyPackage.com.au think carefully about your criteria, i.e. the number of bedrooms, living spaces, layout, budget etc. Also a key consideration must be to the land the design will be built on. If you have a block already or know which one you will buy, the design research process can be honed more quickly based on looking at homes that suit the land you own, relative to its size, sun orientation etc.
When reviewing Home Designs on MyPackage.com.au and directly on builders websites, take note of whether they have the design on display, which is a big plus as a visit to the home can really help.
Other helpful information is contained below called " What to consider when researching New Home Designs".
What to consider when researching New Home Designs
Home Design Size
How big or small do you want your home and what rooms are important. Keep at the front of your mind the elements that are not negotiable and don't be swept away with other things as you might just end up choosing and building a design that actually doesn't have what you set out to achieve. i.e. a secluded master bedroom and office space away from the kids zones.
The Match - Home Design & the Land
Make sure if you already own land that you only consider homes that really complement the land with regards to sun orientation and living spaces, dimensions etc. If you don't own land you can be a bit more free to explore a wider range of designs and then find matching land later that will suit the design. But remember it all most fall within a budget.
Where Builders Build
This might sound obvious but don't review designs from builders unless they build in the location where you wish to build. This is a huge time saver.
Basic Floor Plan and Home Design Fundamentals
Do you like open plan living which tends to be a lot noisier or prefer lots of sanctuaries within a home where you can escape from others for 10 minutes peace and quite. Some builders focus more on one style than others so keep this in mind as you hone your search.
Generally everyone has a budget so review yours and keep this in mind as you need to cater to both the home build cost and the land, plus extras you will need. There is no point looking at designs that cost $200K when you have a build budget of $160K, you are just wasting your time. Alternatively you might find a way to purchase cheaper land and the more expensive home. Point being don't look at things that don't suit your budget.
Although these elements are only the start, we hope you find them helpful. Remember sales people are their to assist you so call and email them to discuss your needs.
Life's much better in a brand new home... its time now to carefully review New Home Design options and find that perfect design that will suit your lifestyle.