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We’ll be guiding you through from start to finish, if you’re curious about how we’ll turn your ideas into your new home and what you’ll need to do as it takes shape, we’ve created this step-by-step guide just for you.

Phase 1: Pre-construction

Step 1: Choosing Your New Home

Your first step to building your new home!
Your first meeting will be with one of our Beachwood Sales Consultant’s to discuss what you’re looking for in your new home, and what kind of budget you have to work with. If you already have a design in mind, your consultant will be able to explore all possibilities with you for inclusions, facades, alternative floor plans and upgrades.

Step 2: Tender Acceptance and Initial Deposit
Step 3: Harmony Gallery Selection Appointment
Step 4: Contract Signing & Balance of 5% Deposit
Step 5: Permit Approvals & Unconditional Finance

Phase 2: Construction (16 to 26 weeks*)

See your home take shape from the ground up!

Your dedicated Customer Support Co-ordinator will be there at every step while working closely with our construction team to provide you with accurate updates and answer any questions you may have. Our dedicated team of Site Manager’s focus is on building your home to the highest quality, and on time. That’s our commitment to you.

We’ll also ensure that at critical stages of construction your build is the best it can be. While we carry out our own regular quality assurance inspections, we also bring in professional independent inspectors to conduct and report on onsite quality and compliance inspections. It's part of our dedication to building the highest quality new home for you, unconditionally.

Our guaranteed build times mean you'll know exactly when your home will be finished, so you can plan your move or organise tenants. During construction, you'll see your vacant block transformed into your new home in five stages from foundations to the much-anticipated handover, as outlined below.

First home owners, now that construction is starting, you will be able to apply for the First Home Owner Grant.

Base Stage: Footings & foundations
Frame Stage: Framework
Lock-up Stage: Brickwork & Lock-up
Fixing Stage: Internal & External Finishes
Completion: Finishing touches & Key Handover:

*16-week guaranteed build time applies to single-storey homes. Two-storey homes have guaranteed build times of either 22 weeks or 26 weeks. 

 

Phase 3: Aftercare, 12 Month Warranty & 25 Year Structural Guarantee

As you settle into living in your home in the first few months after handover, you might notice minor items that need attention.

You can report any concerns to us within 90 days of your handover. At the end of that time we'll also have one of our qualified Warranty Inspectors carry out a final inspection for you. If there are any further items requiring attention during this time, you can trust that we’ll take the appropriate action.

And for the next 25 years of enjoying your home, you can breathe easy knowing that your footings and framework will be covered by our 25-year structural guarantee.

Building With Us - Build Process - FAQ’s

Phase 1 – Pre-construction:

What does the Building Contract consist of and when do we sign?
Who do I contact throughout the Pre-construction process?
Can I make changes after I have signed my building contract?
Are there additional costs that can arise after a building contract?
What are Siteworks?
What is a Re-establishment survey?
What is an Energy Rating and why is it required?
What is the Developer Approval and why is it required?
Who applies for Asset protection permit?
What is required to obtain the Building Permit?
What do I need to provide as proof to fund building contract?
Why my bank requires permit and insurances and when will I receive these?
When will construction commence and when will my slab be poured?

Phase 2 – Construction

How long will it take to build my house?
Who do I contact throughout construction?
Can I access the site during construction?
What if need to book a measure or quote for future works myself after handover?
When will progress claims be required to be made?
What is the Practical Completion Inspection and what is involved?
When is my final progress payment required and how can I make payment?
When will I get my keys?
Who pays for services during construction?
How do I arrange for connection to Gas and Electricity?
When should I arrange for home & contents insurance to commence?

Phase 3: Aftercare

Who do I contact after handover?

Need more information about the building process?

We can help. Contact us online or call (03) 9770 8806 and we'll be happy to answer your questions.

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