First Home Buyers
At Better Way 2 Build, our unwavering commitment is rooted in the belief that we must consistently deliver a superior outcome for first-time builders.
Read on to find out what a building broker is, why you should consider using one, and why we think Better Way 2 Build offers a superior service.
What is a building broker?
A building broker is a professional who assists individuals in navigating the intricate process of building a new home from start to finish.
They serve as your companion throughout the home-building journey, providing support from initial planning to the final completion of your new home. Their primary role is to streamline the construction process, ensuring you achieve a high-quality outcome at the best possible price and within the designated timeline.
When you engage a building broker, they will take the time to fully understand your specific requirements, including your design preferences and budget constraints. They will then tender these specifications to a carefully selected panel of builders and collaborate with you to select the most suitable option. Since building brokers are independent and not affiliated with any particular builder, they are dedicated to helping you make an informed decision regarding your significant investment. Their objective is to alleviate the stress associated with building a new home and ensure you receive excellent value for your money.
Thanks to their extensive experience in the home building industry, building brokers are well-versed in identifying potential pitfalls and challenges to watch out for during the construction process. Moreover, their services are typically paid for by the builder. Instead of the commission that a builder would typically pay to their own salesperson, it is redirected to the building broker.
The outcome is that the cost of your home remains the same, if not lower, than what you would pay directly to a builder. Additionally, you gain peace of mind knowing that you have an experienced and unbiased building expert by your side throughout the entire building journey.
Why should you consider using a building broker?
Well, the process of building a new home can be quite overwhelming. It often entails intricate contracts and complex procedures.
That's where a building broker comes in, with your best interests at heart, to ensure a seamless building process.
Engaging a professional building broker can bring significant value to your home building experience. Since they are independent, they can objectively assess your unique situation and offer recommendations that will not only save you money but also yield the best possible outcome.
Good is the enemy of the best. We look for the best home, best experience and best builder - that's right for you
The Usual Investment Home Building Process
Visit display homes and go online for inspiration.
Talk to the bank or broker to establish budget & expected rent.
Visit multiple displays confirming what’s achievable.
Sign up for a new investment home with a builder.
Pitfalls with the usual home building process
Potential issues can arise shortly after a deposit has been paid for a new build. Buyers may discover discrepancies between the display home they saw and what they have financially and contractually committed to. This is primarily because builders tend to enhance their display homes with premium and extra features, which captivate home buyers. However, these additional features are often not included in the signed contracts. As a result, budget overruns and unwarranted stress can occur.
We have identified two key challenges in the builder selection process:
Limited Options: Many individuals tend to choose a builder solely based on the display homes they visit. However, it is important to note that there are typically only 4-8 builders showcased in any given display home location. This limited selection can restrict your options and potentially hinder finding the most suitable builder for your needs.
Budget Misalignment: Another common issue is when individuals select a builder based on a home design that may fall outside their budget range. Falling in love with a home that exceeds your financial capacity can lead to financial strain and compromise your overall satisfaction with the building process.
First Home Buyers
The Better Way 2 Build Difference
The better way to choose from Perth's best land and builders - without the run around and for no extra cost.
Why Choose Better Way 2 Build?
Free, no-obligation service
Unbiased, honest advice
We really listen
Top quality pool of builders
We save you time and effort
We advocate for our clients
At Better Way 2 Build, we have meticulously curated a panel of builders, each selected for their unique strengths and proven track record in delivering exceptional homes of the highest quality.
Our dedicated team takes the time to thoroughly understand your requirements, ensuring that we find a builder from our pool who is ideally suited to meet your individual needs. We prioritize effective communication, asking pertinent questions, and actively listening to ensure that no detail goes unnoticed. With your chosen builder, we work closely to ensure they surpass all your expectations.
Our unwavering commitment is grounded in our core values and beliefs. We firmly believe that settling for "good" is a compromise when the best is within reach. We strive to find the best home, create the best experience, and connect you with the best builder who is perfectly aligned with your vision and goals.
First home buyers deserve better We know this from experience.
That's why we make it easier for you to make smarter decisions. Here's how we help find the best solution just for you.
Chat with you about where you’re at and exactly what you need.
Explain the benefits of using us as the “advocate” between you & the builder.
Explain how the whole building process works from start to finish.
Chat hidden costs and loopholes, what your budget allows you to design & build.
Find a land option based on your budget and requirements and put it on hold.
Create a tailor-made house and land package with your best choice of builder.
Sign the land contracts and introduce you to a land broker.
Sign building contracts and introduce you to your builder.