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Guardian Angels Helping Owner Builders

“When it comes to building a home , what you think you’re getting and what you actually get can often be very different things. As the family home or investment property are often the biggest financial commitment that most people will undertake in their lives, it is extremely important to get it right in the first place. There are so many things that can go wrong when building a home, and the definition for the word “wrong” usually means “at your expense”!

Owner Builders - The AnsellsGiven today’s current economic climate there is little room for mistakes.

To employ a builder is a risk on its own, as they may be a great tradesman but not always a great communicator. To employ a builder or building service you will pay a premium for the management of the other trades and the management fee can be considerably higher than you would think. It may be the difference of getting your dream home or getting a home at all.

Sometimes the building services will direct you into choices that save them money, not you, and they don’t always inform you of the latest technology or cost effective options that can benefit you.

If you are not a builder, to attempt to build a home on your own is a daunting task which needs experience. So there’s got to be away to save money and get what you want without all the stress!

I want everybody to know there are Guardian Angels out there – not so pretty – but it’s their thoughts and support that counts.  All I can say is: thank God for UBuild Homes! It’s no wonder that they are growing like wild flowers across the country. For a minimal fee you can have a hand held service with all the building experience of generations of building experts. In fact there’s really no fee at all because they have the bigger buying power than the average builder or that you can ever hope to achieve. So it’s simply a win win situation! 

The support and professionalism can only be truly appreciated once you have gone through the experience. At the end of the day, all final decisions are of course up to you, but at least it has been a well informed and educated decision. It gives you the opportunity to talk directly with the trades so you can communicate clearly with no loss of information via a 3rd or 4th party.

Ubuild Homes will always be a few steps ahead of you, pre-empting the things that you may not be aware of and eagerly ready to resolve any unexpected scenarios – which from time to time do happen no matter how careful the planning. So like their true Guardian Angel form, they are there for moral support as well as their building expertise.

If it hadn’t been for UBuild Homes we would still be waiting on the council. Thank goodness they stepped in and knew who to speak to and what to say to get me off the merry-go-round.

I cannot thank UBuild Homes enough for their professionalism, honesty, integrity and the genuine will to help others achieve their goals. It’s no wonder UBuild Homes are leading the way of the future, today.

Live life by design and not by default…

Take control of your life and get what you desire…

… but why not fast track it and follow the path of someone who is already leading and lighting the way –
UBuild Homes.

I wish UBuild Homes every success they deserve.

Thank you so much for making our dreams a reality.”

Lisa And Marty Ansell
Port Macquarie, NSW

Close Shave for a Kit Home Customer

Recently a Perth Owner Builder almost lost her deposit to a kit home company. This Owner Builder was just about to pay her deposit when by sheer luck she discovered that the kit home company was heading into liquidation… unfortunately, a common problem at present with the challenging economic climate.

Lucky Kit Home BuyerThis customer contacted UBuild Homes through the Internet and asked for some advice on how she might be able to move forward. She was a bit distraught about her dealings with the other company, but we were able to reassure her that all was not lost. UBuild showed her a process with a flexible approach, and now things are well and truly on track.

Some of the benefits that this customer received by working through UBuild Homes:

  1. As she already had her design we were able to take that design and put a kit package together to her desired specifications. Even better news – we were able to do this at a price better than the original kit home company had provided!
  2. The customer was provided with a fixed quote to supply her kit home to lock up stage. Fully detailed and specified.
  3. UBuild Homes were able to source all of the materials locally. As the customer was in Perth this made for very low freight costs. As UBuild Homes are not beholden to specific manufacturers we can shop around locally and use our national buying power to keep your costs down.
  4. We were able to organize the delivery of the kit home package of materials in stages to suit the customer’s building schedule.

Things are now going according to plan and the customer has gone from distraught to extremely happy. It’s all about figuring out what solution is the right one, and then with help from experts, putting that solution into place.

Something else you might find of interest is the subject of ‘sustainable kit homes’. It has been pointed out that many of the components to a UBuild Kit Home are “low embodied energy products” due to local sourcing of materials, minimizing freight distance and the types of product used, eg. plantation timber.

UBuild Homes is dedicated to managed sustainable construction and you’ll read a number of articles on this topic in the future.

So if you need help finding the right solution to your Kit Home challenge or want to investigate sustainable kit homes further, then give us a call or simply contact us.