Your land is about to be registered. What next?
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If your list of New Year’s resolutions begins with ‘become a homeowner’, then congratulations! Buying or building a new home is a big step, it’s true, but it’s also a super exciting one. To help ensure you start off on the right foot, take a moment to consider these important points.

Your deposit has been paid and your land is about to be registered. Once settlement goes through, you’ll begin to pay interest. To avoid paying more than you have to, it makes sense to ensure that the gap between settlement and the start of construction is as short as possible. Eden Brae Homes actively helps its customers to use that time well, ensuring the transition from empty block to dream home is smooth and speedy.

BuildSure Guarantee benefits
Eden Brae sales manager Bill Hawie says Eden Brae ensures a short time frame between settlement and construction.

“Typically, builders increase their prices up to $15,000 a year – extra costs a customer may have to pay if building doesn’t start quickly once their land is registered,” he says. “The good news is that it’s Eden Brae’s policy to limit how many houses we can comfortably build at any one time without compromising on quality. That makes a big difference to our customers because, unlike many other builders, we give every customer an exact start date.”

Mr Hawie says the BuildSure Guarantee gives 12 months’ price certainty. “This means our customers have the peace of mind that comes from knowing there’ll be no unexpected price rises on any item in the contract – not just the base or package price,” he says.

And that’s not all. Customers can also take up Eden Brae’s Price Protection Option. For a small additional fee, the price can be fixed for a further six months, giving a total of 18 months’ price certainty. “It’s a big point of difference and particularly helpful for those families needing a delayed start,” Mr Hawie says.

Be prepared
Once your land is registered, Eden Brae will get busy. “We’re the experts in helping our customers get everything in order,” Mr Hawie says. “That’s important because being prepared can save serious money. Our long-term industry experience means we know exactly what land developers and councils need for a compliant home build.” Additionally, Eden Brae can lodge your DA to council or your complying development to a private certifier. “Our customers are happy for us to assist because if all the paperwork is in order, it means they’ll get into their new home sooner,” Mr Hawie says.

When it comes to home design, it makes good sense to get the floor plan right from day one. “Prepare for your home build by taking the time to carefully consider a long-term view of what you want your home to provide,” Mr Hawie says. “We recommend our customers research ideas 6 to 12 months before settlement. Changes down the line are often possible but can mean additional costs and an extended completion date.

Our customers value the input of Eden Brae’s highly experienced consultants at this stage. They take the time to find the floor plan that suits a customer’s needs best to minimise the number of potential alterations after building has begun.”

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