How Home Builders Keep Your Costs as Low as Possible
September 14, 2019
Building a new home is expensive enough already. Unfortunately, it’s too easy for the costs of a new build to snowball and get away from you. Unexpected costs can push a new build from an affordable expense to an extravagant one. Projects that linger in financing purgatory could greatly disrupt your life and damage your finances for months or even years. If you’ve borrowed to make the project possible, this could present significant roadblocks for your future budgeting options. Ultimately, you need your house built on time and under budget. Is that unreasonable?
Fortunately, no! Your trusted builders at LD Construction have a few tricks up their sleeves to keep the cost of your new build from spiralling out of control. Continue reading to learn how builders keep your construction costs as low as possible.
1. Incorporate practical designs
Your home design is the first opportunity to bring down the cost of your build. Overly elaborate designs could trip up your builders, particularly if they don’t have previous experience with a design element. A simple design can still be an elegant one, and your builders can more thoroughly anticipate how the project will proceed. LD Construction offers certified plans to make this process simple. Our proficiency with these customisable designs means surprises have never been less likely.
2. Thorough planning
Quality builders don’t wait for expenses to arise before dealing with them. They’ve planned for every conceivable obstacle before they even begin. This makes their budget estimates more accurate and prevents budgeting issues from stalling the project once it’s underway. Your building company should have experience handling issues like council permissions, utilities connections, and even weather setbacks!
3. Efficient use of materials
Some new build expenses are surprises, but some are just the result of inefficiency. Experienced builders work out precisely how much material they need to build your home and know how to minimise waste. After all, materials are one of the major expenses in your build and every piece of scrap your builders throw away is just wasted money.
4. Good old-fashioned hard work
Getting your new home built under budget often means getting it built on time. The longer a project lingers unfinished, the more risk you’re at of surprise obstacles. Every month past your stated deadline is a chance for a weather event or unforeseen personal issues to set you back even further. Your certified builders should be dedicated to completing your home to the highest possible standard, as quickly as possible. They should have a detailed plan to keep them on pace and the determination to deliver.
5. Fixed-price guarantee
If your building company believes in their ability to minimise the costs of your new build, they’ll put their money where their mouth is! LD Construction knows how to forecast the cost of a project and we’re confident we’ll deliver. That’s why we offer a fixed-price guarantee on all our building projects. We’ll sit down with you before you sign and tell you exactly how much you owe. We’re confident we’ll deliver on our promise that we’ll foot any additional expenses should they arise.
The right builder, on time and under budget
Your new home deserves a steady hand, and you deserve to get a lot for your money. Any building company can promise a low price upfront, but inexperience and shortcuts will only run the price up later. At LD Construction, we make efficient use of your budget, so you get the highest value new builds Auckland wide, and our fixed-price guarantee gives you the peace of mind you need to enjoy your new home adventure.
Contact LD Construction today to arrange your free consultation!