Is it better to buy the land first and build later?

Are you looking to build your dream home in Perth, but aren’t sure whether to buy the land first and build a house later?

At Novus Homes, we understand that the process of finding and purchasing land and then building a home can seem overwhelming. But it doesn't have to be an arduous journey!

The entire home building process can be a bit overwhelming at first but with a few tips and tricks, you can make this process seamless and stress-free - so that you can focus on creating your ultimate new home.

In this blog post, we will discuss why it could be beneficial to buy the land first before beginning construction - so come along as we delve into the topic of “is it better to buy the land first and then build later?" Keep reading!

1. Advantages of Buying Land Before Building a House

Through careful consideration, purchasing land before building a custom home with Novus Homes could be an advantageous decision. Having the opportunity to select the land that your dream house will be built on gives you ultimate control over the entire building process. It can also have an impacton on which features you might want to consider in your new home or what extras might ask your builder for.

You can identify exactly which area in Perth tickles your fancy, taking into account commuting time to work, local amenities, nature trails or sports facilities available - these are all factors that make buying land so unique and special for each individual client.

Our team of knowledgeable professionals are here to guide you through this process every step of the way as you strive towards a luxurious lifestyle that is designed just for you.

2. Considerations When Buying Land

When searching for the perfect plot of land to build your dream luxury home on, there are a few key aspects to consider - from location to orientation, and the quality of the soil.

Location is paramount – you’ll want a block that you can easily access public transport or amenities from, as well as have picturesque surroundings.

Orientation is also important – factoring in the positioning of the sun at different times of the day and the year as well as prevailing winds, particularly in summer, could result in energy-efficient designs.

At Novus Homes we make sure that the lot meets the requirements for a stable construction platform so you can be sure your custom home will be built on firm foundations!

3. Questions to Ask Before Investing in Land

Before you invest, it is essential to ask the right questions.

  1. What are the zoning requirements?
  2. Are there current plans for the surrounding areas that could influence the location in the future?
  3. Are there additional costs to consider, a good example in Perth is limestone located under the surface.

By researching potential answers to these and other related questions, you can make an informed decision as well as feel safe and secure with your investment in land.

With Novus Homes, you will have access to experienced professionals who can help guide you through this process ensuring that your ambitious dream becomes a luxurious reality without any of the hiccups.

4. How to Determine the Value of The Land

The value of the land will have an impact on your budget and can influence how ambitious you can be with the design and features of your new home.

It’s important to research land values in Perth prior to purchasing plus other factors such as size and building restrictions.

At Novus Homes, our experienced team is here to provide specific guidance on how best to maximise your investment when it comes to determining the value of the land for your luxury build.

We have relationships with some of Perth’s best land developers. Contact us today for more information on this essential learning curve when building a dream home.

5. Selecting the Right Location for Your Home

Finding the perfect location to build your dream home is a key factor in achieving the desired outcome. At Novus Homes, we believe that selecting the right spot is essential for making your ambitions a reality.

Our team can guide you through this important process and help you to achieve everything that you want from your new luxury home.

We understand the importance of being close to family and friends, access to great transport networks and schools, as well as being in an area where you will be surrounded by beautiful nature – all these considerations are taken into account when making a decision about the best spot to build your home.

6. Determining Building Costs for Your Home

Building your dream home comes with many costs that can be intimidating at first. However, Novus Homes provide a clear and detailed plan to ensure you will know exactly how much it will cost you to build your future abode.

With our guidance and experience, we provide comprehensive information on all the steps involved before building commencement, as well as providing realistic estimates of building costs and time frames.

Each step of the way is transparent and reliable allowing you to put your trust in Novus Homes' leading expertise when it comes to constructing luxurious custom homes in the greater Perth metropolitan area.

Are You Ready To Start Building Your Dream Home in Perth?

Are you ready to take your property ambitions to the next level and build your dream home in Perth?

At Novus Homes, we understand that building a home can be an exciting but daunting prospect. We have years of experience helping our clients achieve their unique visions while providing guidance with every step of the way to ensure that they get the luxurious home they have always dreamed of.

Our creative team works hard to ensure each project reflects our customer's tastes and needs and makes the process as stress-free as possible. 

Contact us today and start turning your dream into a reality!