Budgeting for your new home in Christchurch

Budgeting for your new home in Christchurch

2017-05-29T13:14:44+00:00May 29th, 2017|

When you’re in the planning phase of your new home in Christchurch, budgeting is very important. You should be smart about budgeting, and always set aside a little extra for unforeseen costs. If you plan thoroughly from the start, you aren’t going to have big unexpected bills later on.

Be realistic

When planning the budget for your home, you need to be realistic with costs and your expectations. Once you’ve discussed your project and budget with your designer, you can have your plans drawn up. Once you have the plans, you then get prices from recommended builders in the area. They’re able to confirm that the building will cost will be within your budget.

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Stick to the plan

Remember though, the whole project needs to be based on a realistic budget and allow for some room. Then you will be covered for any changes you might want during the building process. Remember too, try and stick to the plans as per your original layout as design. Any changes and can have an impact on your building budget, so be well informed before you make them.

Hire professionals for your new home in Christchurch

It’s important to hire professionals for the entire project. Builders and designers can assist you with advice which will help your project stay within the budget. They also know cost cutting strategies to keep costs down during the building phase.

Make sure that you choose a good quality designer and building company at the very start of your project. Look for qualified people that understand your vision, can work together and demonstrate excellent communication skills.

At Build7, we are qualified and experienced Chch builders. We can help you no matter how far along you are in your new home journey. We have our own in-house designers and architects that can help create your new home in Christchurch. Choose to build a custom home with our free design service, or take a look at our house and land listings.

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