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Choosing a home design

When choosing your new home design, there are two main options: 
  • Project homes – where building companies provide a prepared selection of home designs that can be chosen “as-is” or varied slightly depending on your needs. A number of project homes are open for viewing at display villages at some of Peet Limited’s estates
  • Custom-built homes – which are architecturally designed, with a home builder or contractors employed to construct the home. This option is often more expensive than building a project home but can produce a very individual result
If you choose to design and build your home with the help of an architect, it is recommended they are registered with the relevant architects' board in your state.

Your home design priorities

When planning a home it’s important to consider your priorities, such as:
  • your family’s needs and desires – today and in the future
  • the style of home you prefer – for example, traditional, contemporary, heritage
  • single or double storey
  • the level of energy efficiency/sustainability features in your new home, including energy-saving appliances, solar hot water systems or waterwise gardens
  • whether you prefer open plan living or dedicated rooms
  • the number of bedrooms and bathrooms you need
  • other areas you require – for example, an activity room, theatre, study/home office, gym or outdoor areas
  • the storage areas you need
  • the size of garage you require

Ultimately the key is to consider your lifestyle, your needs (today and in the future), your personal style preferences and your budget.

Once you know what features you need, you are ready to find the builder or architect to create your new home.

Energy Efficient Homes

As you prepare your home plans, you may want to consider ways to make it energy efficient.

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Waterwise Gardening

In a country where water can be scarce, there are many ways we can use water more wisely to maintain a healthy garden.

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Securing Finance

An important first step in building your dream home is securing finance.

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House & Land

We have a range of quality house and land packages across Australia.

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