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Planning your new home for after COVID-19

Planning your new home for after COVID-19

Have you been considering building your very own home but the current health crisis and climate has made you think whether now is actually the right time?

Now is the perfect time to commence designing your custom home. This stage can take quite a number of months working collaboratively with the builder and designer to ensure that you get the house design that you have always dreamed of.

By commencing the design process now will ensure that your goal of moving into your beautiful brand new home in 2021 can be achieved.

The current COVID-19 pandemic has dealt us with many challenges, these challenges are evolving each and every day. It is so important to keep in mind that life will go back to normal. Maybe not the normal we have all been used to, but a new kind of normal that we will all learn to live with. And by doing a lot of the planning for your new home now, you will be in the perfect position to commence the building process once it all comes to an end.

The benefits of starting your design process now

Before construction commences on your new home, there are so many steps that need to be done in preparation for the build. By starting the design and quoting process now with a professional builder, you will be in good stead that by the time the COVID-19 crisis comes to an end, and your new home will be close to reality.

The planning process is the vital step to ensure that what you envisage will actually be achieved. Before the design stage commences, you will need to know how much you are willing to invest in your new home. Your budget will actually dictate the size of the home and the inclusions that you would like in your new home. By engaging with a builder early on during this design phase, they will be able to guide you to ensure that your design will be achievable with the budget that you are willing to invest. This will include offering advice in relation to practical cost saving measures as well as offering ideas from their extensive years of working within the building industry.

Making the most of the ‘forced’ time out

Making the most of the extra time that you now have, will be the perfect opportunity to get online to start researching some design ideas for your new home. It is also the perfect opportunity to start researching builders in your area who can offer this design and build service. Look for a professional builder who provides useful advice and support during the ever so important design stage.

As the saying goes, “Time well spent brings a life of content.” Make the most of this new found time to plan and research your new home and builder. Investing this time now will be so worth it when you are sitting back in your dream home that was once an image in your mind. The perfect home that now meets the unique needs and lifestyle of your very own family.

While the current restrictions that have been imposed seem harsh, these are vital to ensure that our communities remain healthy. These restrictions do not prevent the progress of the design and quoting stages.

Consider looking for a professional builder who is able to offer you virtual online meetings, communication via emails and good old fashioned chats over the phone. A builder who is respectful of social distancing during this time and keeping you and your family safe, is one who is professional and will have clear processes in place. These processes and systems will extend to the building stage and will ensure that your building experience is smooth and one of complete enjoyment.

Be a step ahead of the rest

Once everything starts returning to normal and they will eventually, you can guarantee that there will be a rush by many people to get the initial designs underway. Be a step ahead of these people and get your design sorted now.

Planning your new home can be a welcome distraction from the current news we are hearing each day. By getting on the front foot and working on your house design with a professional builder now so that when we get back to normal life, you have your amazing new home to look forward to.

We have developed a free guide that is beneficial for anyone who is at the stage of designing their own home. I know that you will enjoy it – it’s packed with super-practical information covering the 7 critical things you must know before you start designing your new home. Click on the link below to download your free guide. By commencing the design process now with a professional builder, you will be in the perfect position to commence building once life returns to normal.

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