If you wondered how your house will be constructed here is our 10 stage building process which explains the basic steps we will take to build your dream home.

STAGE 1 PLANNING AND DESIGN

  • Thomson Homes Building Consultant will visit your land to discuss your ideas, needs, house plans and budgets.

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STAGE 2 DESIGN AND CONCEPT

  • Design and briefing meetings are held with the architectural designer.
  • A concept design is then put in place from which a cost estimate is prepared and presented to you, changes are made in necessary.

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STAGE 3 ACCEPTANCE OF ESTIMATION PLANS FINALISED

  • Once the estimate is accepted your house plans will be drawn.
  • Your selections are documented and specifications and your working drawings are prepared, presented and finalised.

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STAGE 4 CONTRACTS/DOCUMENTS/COUNCIL CONSENT

  • A Fixed Price Contract is prepared and presented to you for approval.
  • Once you are satisfied, the contract documents, including the building contract, working drawings, schedule of materials and guarantee documentation are signed.
  • The building consent and related documentation are lodged with the Council.

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STAGE 5 INTERIOR/EXTERIOR COLOURS AND FINISHES

  • When your plans are in Council, you choose the colours and finishes for your new home.
  • Kitchen designers, landscape designers and colour consultants are available to assist you with your specific requirements.

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STAGE 6 CONSTRUCTION PROCESS

  • Construction of your new home will begin soon after Council consented plans are received.
  • Once a build start date is determined an indicative timeline is given to you.
  • Progress payments will be required along the way as per the building aggreement.
  • Regular site meetings will be held with you and photos will be taken every two weeks.

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STAGE 7 QUALITY CONTROL

  • Once construction of your new home is completed we will undertake final inspections and our team will do full quality control checks to make sure your new home is to the highest standard.

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STAGE 8 PRACTICAL COMPLETION /HAND OVER

  • Once complete we will clean your home and arrange for the final Council inspection.
  • You will be invited to come and inspect your new home with the Construction Manager.
  • Once the home meets your approval a Thomson Homes representative will meet you at your home to present you with the keys along with an information pack about the house and product warranties.
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STAGE 9 MOVE IN

  • Now you can move in, relax and enjoy your new home.

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STAGE 10 FOLLOW UP

A Thomson Homes representative will visit you after a few weeks to check if everything is up to standard and explain the maintenance period and the conditions of your guarantee.

 

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