A set-price turnkey home reduces stress typically associated with buying Hervey Bay house and land packages.
Rather than having to worry about finding a block of land and a local builder; with a fixed-price house and land package the property developer and builder work together simultaneously taking care of both steps.
This removes any conflict of interest between the land developer and builder including if the block is ready to build on, the available services and connections, and the overall finished quality of the home.
A turnkey house and land package new home goes even further to reduce stress—as once the construction is completed, you simply turn the key in the front door and move into your brand-new home, with no additional work required.
Here are 5 key things you need to know about buying a Hervey Bay turnkey house and land package.
Choose Good Quality Land from a Reputable Developer
Make certain you have a great relationship with the developer you choose— this will assist to make the entire process more transparent. It will also allow you to bring up any concerns you have and provide you with additional information. Be sure to also research the region and/or suburb you’re buying in to ensure there will be no environmental issues with the land in the future.
Pick a Location That is Right for You
Make certain the suburb services, infrastructure and plans are in place or being constructed. It’s important to know what you want and to undertake adequate research before you buy.
It’s easy to check if the services that you may need or like are already in place or in the plans. Need public transport? Verify that the suburb has good services to get you where you need to go. Have a family that enjoys the outdoors? Do some research about planned parks, bike paths, sporting grounds, etc in the area.
If you’re uncertain where to start, begin with Fraser Coast Regional Council website looking at official plans on Hervey Bay’s newly developed Flamingo Park Kawungan, The Sanctuary Eli Waters and Diamond Park Urangan housing estates. Each of these suburbs offer plenty of relaxed lifestyle options and are convenient to all Hervey Bay facilities. With parklands, sporting grounds, clubs, shopping and plenty of public and private schools to choose from; these new estates are particularly suited to couples and young families; especially those that qualify for the First Home Owner’s Grant. These areas are also attracting interest from retirees and investors.
Know Exactly What You’re Buying
Turnkey house and land packages specifics may carry a different meaning for each builder. What exactly does this mean? You must check what the exact inclusions are in your purchase.
Ask the builder or agent selling the Turnkey home if your new house and land package includes driveways, landscaping and all site expenses, as well as if there are window coverings, fly screens, carpets, lights, a clothesline and mail box. There can also be variations as in standard, deluxe or luxury finishes, special features and appliances— read everything thoroughly.
Know the Contract Inside & Out!
Because building contracts can vary between builders, it’s imperative to fully understand what you are signing. A fixed-price Turnkey property offers you assurance regarding the price but be sure to thoroughly inspect the contract for an expiry on this deal.
It’s crucial to examine the term of the fixed price as various builders simply provide a tender cost for the next three or six months. However, if construction doesn’t begin until after that, you may end up paying more due to a price increase.
No nasty surprises! Our Hervey Bay fixed-price turnkey house and land packages at Kawungan, Urangan and Eli Waters, the total price and the exact Inclusions for the home are clearly stated on each property listing.
Ask Any Questions Up-Front
Understand exactly what is and what isn’t included in your Turnkey house and land package to avoid potential budget blowouts.
Want to know more about our great value house and land packages Hervey Bay properties? Here’s a link to our latest Hervey Bay Turnkey Homes available in Kawungan, Urangan & Eli Waters.