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The Process


If you haven’t built your own home before…or have but it was with a project home builder, then you’ll find our process like a breath of fresh air.

It’s all centred around one thing…you.

It’s about your vision…your dream…your wants.

Our job? To find out what you want and deliver it. Plain and simple.

Building a home was a new experience for us and Custom Home Designs made the process easy and fun. ~ Kerrin & Todd

Capture Your Vision

  • Meet you on your block
  • Understand your vision
  • Work out house positioning
  • Consider solar influences
  • Maximise views and surrounding landscape
Initial Designs

  • Pay design deposit
  • Create initial designs
  • Present designs to you
  • Capture changes required
  • Repeat as necessary
Prepare Costings

  • Finalise all changes
  • Source multiple quotes from builders
  • Prepare final plans
  • Interview select builders chosen
  • Decide on final builder
Choose Colours

  • Choose a theme for your home
  • Choose colour palette to use
  • Design lighting plan
  • Choose flooring
  • Complete all interior decoration


From the moment we met the Custom Home Designs team we felt at ease. Their honest, open, professional yet personal approach to home design consulting made me personally feel very comfortable and confident about the process of ‘Design and build’ construction which was new to me. ~ Peter and Petra
Fixed Price Contract

  • Prepare fixed price contract
  • Present contract to you
  • Sign it
  • Pay 5% deposit
Building Application

  • Submit plans to council for Building Application
  • Submit plans to land developer for approval
  • Submit other council applications (if needed)
  • Receive building approval from council
  • Final changes are made to the plans (if needed)

  • Your site is prepared for building
  • Construction begins!
  • Site foreman manages your build
  • Still deal with one person if issues
  • Periodic on-site inspections throughout
Final Handover

  • Final touch-ups and inspections
  • Certifier signs-off final home
  • Warranty information and guarantees provided
  • Keys to your new home
  • Move in and enjoy your dream…

And remember, you deal with one person throughout this entire process.

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