In Victoria there are two common types of domestic building contracts a fixed price contract and a cost plus contract. At Zuccala Homes we use fixed price contracts because they are transparent and give the customer piece of mind by clearly showing the cost to build their home.
It can be your decision whether you want to build your new home on a slab or on stumps. Slab construction is usually significantly cheaper than stumps. Designing and building your new property on stumps will involve the use of perimeter concrete strip footing, including possible internal strip footings and/or pads, with brick perimeter wall […]
The first step before you even pick up a nail or lift a hammer is to undertake a site assessment of your block. Ensure that the property information for your block such as vegetation/tree removal controls, planning overlays, service connections, bushfire attack level (BAL), termite risk, and flooding levels are all assessed by your builder. […]
There has been a feeling of doom and gloom when it comes to Victoria’s property market in recent times, and the market as a whole across Australia. Well, it’s more than just a feeling. Property prices have been down, auction clearance rates have been in the doldrums, and there has been a general malaise in […]
When you’re looking to make the next step in your residential life, there is a common question that always arises – should you buy something established or build a brand new home from scratch? Obviously it all comes down to personal preference. You might be a lover of period Victorian architecture and desire to live […]
The big question you have to ask yourself when you come to build you dream home is, does your builder has the flexibility to design the home that totally suits your needs? Most large builders have their own designs, and only allow restricted changes to their own plans. That is hardly the custom home you’ve […]