Avoiding Budget Blowout with Design & Build

Building a home is an exciting prospect but can quickly become a nightmare if you don’t have a clear budget in place. We’re sure you’ve heard horror stories of clients who only had vague financial plans at the time of building, so the cost of their project skyrocketed to astronomical proportions, leaving them demoralised and stressed.

Often, budget blowout is caused by clients reaching out to a building designer before a builder. They have their plans drawn up and fall in love with the design, only to have a builder tell them the design isn’t feasible within their budget. A builder has an extensive understanding of the fluctuating prices of materials and the cost of hiring subtractors, while a building designer may be in the dark about everyday costs and materials.

You don’t want your budget to be thrown out the window – you want to enjoy the process of bringing your new home to life. One way you can ensure your home remains within budget is through a Design & Build service. This is when you engage a builder at the start of your build for both the design and construction of your home.

At Crown Constructions, we offer an esteemed Design & Build service, in which we take care of the entire building process to achieve our clients’ desired outcome.

The benefits of Design & Build 

A Design & Build service ensures a home design that is tailor-made to suit your lifestyle and budget. By providing a single point of contact for both the design and construction of your home, you’ll eliminate the back and forth associated with contracting a building designer as well.

Having a single team look after your home means they can easily collaborate to critically analyse the integration of design and construction and have a better ability to flag cost inefficiencies. From the get-go, everyone will be working towards the same goal, have a clear understanding of budget constraints and know how best to work within those limitations.

But it goes beyond saving money. By undertaking a Design & Build project, you’ll reduce delays throughout the whole build, achieve better flow with the project, and have a single point of accountability who will make communication transparent and simple.

Designing & Building with Crown

At Crown, we ensure your design suits your budget, parcel of land, surrounding environment and ticks off those crucial items in your wish list. Our service offers both the flexibility and freedom that comes with customised designs and the efficiency and practicality of a pre-designed home.

Our process is simple. First, we’ll consult with you one-on-one to talk about your design, wish list, site conditions and importantly, the costs involved. Once we’ve spoken, we’ll draw up a concept plan and calculate an estimated cost. If anything is out of your budget, we’ll go back to the drawing board and make sure the design perfectly fits your price range.

Then, we’ll guide you through the process of obtaining the necessary paperwork and permits for your build. Engaging the team at Crown Constructions to Design & Build your home will give you peace of mind, as we endeavour to reduce the stress associated with building.

If you’re looking to learn more about how Design & Build can save you money, get in touch with the team at Crown Constructions today!