• FAQ 1. What are the benefits of hiring a builder?

    Ans :: Hiring a builder eases the construction process for a homeowner faq. A builder supports its client with design development, legal permissions, material selection site preparation, and construction. A builder also helps the homeowner with making better investment decisions and selecting right materials as per the budget.

  • FAQ 2. What details shall I provide to my builder for a precise quotation?

    Ans :: Your builder shall ask you for all the necessary information in the first meeting for preparing a proposal. Typically, you will be required to provide the area of the land, type of land (flat or sloping), type of home design (double storied, duplex, single storied, etc.), number of rooms & bathrooms required, material preference, overall budget, design development requirements (if you don’t have architectural designs) and expected start date.

  • FAQ 3. What's the typical building process?

    Ans ::  The first step of the building process involves – Site Assessment, in which the experts conduct a preliminary survey for a better understanding of the site. The next step involves Choosing a Home Design, in which you along with the builder decide the design for your dream home. The third step is Council Approval, in which a builder gets the necessary building permissions from the city council. The next yet important step is the Contract between the two parties. Once a contract is made then the builder hires an architect and engineers for Design Development and finalizes the home design. Once all the designs are coordinated, the contractor starts with the Site Preparation and then Construction.

  • FAQ 4. Should I involve the builder right from the start?

    Ans :: It's always a good idea to hire a builder right from the start because a builder helps you with making the right investment and design decisions. Often it is recommended to hire the builder before hiring an architect so the overall costs of design development and construction are well managed right from the initial stage.

  • FAQ 5. Is it expensive to build a custom home?

    Ans :: The cost of building a home is majorly dependent upon the area of construction, the number of floors, material selection, and design complexity. Depending upon your budget, as a homeowner, you can customize your home’s interiors, amenities, and comfort. If you are building a single-storied home in a large area with expensive materials and a complex design then the cost of building could be more than building a double-storied home in a small area with a simple design and cheaper materials.

  • FAQ 6. Is it expensive to build a home on a sloping block?

    Ans :: Building on a sloping block could be expensive because it could add additional costs for site preparation, location, and foundations. However, if planned smartly building on a sloping block could be as expensive as building on flat land.

  • FAQ 7. How should I choose between renovation and rebuilding?

    Ans ::If you want minor interior or exterior changes in your home then renovation is the preferred choice. However, if you are looking for any major inclusions in the exterior or interior of your home i.e., adding another floor to an old house, changing foundations, columns and walls then rebuilding should be the preferred choice.

  • FAQ 8. What is a sustainable home?

    Ans :: A sustainable home uses renewable sources of energy that include solar panels for electricity generation, rainwater harvesting for preserving water, and choosing the right home orientation for maximizing natural light. A sustainable home contributes to fewer carbon footprints, which is quite essential for minimizing the greenhouse effects.

  • FAQ 9. What is a smart home?

    Ans :: A smart home is well equipped with the latest technology, making it work like an appliance. A smart home uses lighting equipment, devices, and appliances that consume less power. The equipment typically includes smart locks, remote-controlled lighting, smart alarm, and smart heating & cooling. A smart home contributes relatively less to the carbon footprint as compared with other homes.