Building a house is a wonderful way to get the design of home you want in a location you love. While there are many benefits to building, the cost can weigh heavy on some home owners. To guide you along the way, we’ve got calculators, tools, and advice to make your build that little bit easier. Plus, our competitive home loan interest rates are designed to save you money so you can walk through the door of your new home sooner.
At RACQ Bank, we’re here every step of the way to help you get the most out of your dream home in Queensland.
When you’re choosing between building and buying a home, the cost involved with each option will likely play a part in your decision. The cost to build your new house will depend on a few factors. The size of the home, location, slope of the land and materials used all contribute to what you’ll pay. With all this in mind it’s impossible to have a one-size-fits-all quote. Come up with a rough guide you’re happy to pay and have this in mind when you’re chatting to potential builders.
The baseline figure for your new home is likely to increase due to unique features in your home, your land and any extras, such as furnishings. To make budget-friendly choices it can pay to consider a few of the below money-savers:
There are lots of companies around Queensland who build kit homes on your block, or offer home and land packages. The major perk of using kit homes is you’ll be quoted a pretty accurate price and you’ll be able to walk through a pre-built house replicating what you’ll end up with. These types of homes are usually built quickly and you can get additional benefits like landscaping, driveways, and upgraded appliances if you shop around. To make the most of your build check out our budget planner and take control your finances throughout the process.
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