Well, you would think the answer to this question would be a simple yes or no, but like so many other things in our industry the answer is actually more nuanced. Basically, the answer depends on who you are and what your experience is. You should be confident in your abilities to bring design aspects
Wow isn’t this the big question of the time. I can’t tell you the number of times people have come back to us late in the piece (often when it’s too late) and said they should have built with us because that cheap price they got from the big project builder has blown out through
This issue came up recently when one of Coastline Homes’ new clients made the passing comment that at the beginning, when her and her husband were doing the rounds of the project display homes and talking to the sales people, Coastline Homes was the only builder that seemed interested in building a relationship with them.
Question: What are the fundamentals of new home building design? Coastline Homes have spent a long time in the Southwest of WA carving out a niche as a small builder dedicated to design and customer service, without the price tag. We have done such a good job that we have received requests from far
Question: Can building a home tailored to your own needs and budget be made easy? So you have some very specific ideas for what you need out of a new home. These ideas aren’t whims, they are considered elements that reflect how you want to live, and what your immediate and future needs are. They
Question: Where have all the “quarter acre” blocks gone? In todays’ housing market, where it seems block sizes are shrinking ever smaller, and terms like “urban sprawl” and “inner city infill” are permeating the psyche, it isn’t hard to think that large family blocks are a thing of the past. To some degree, this
Question: “Why should you design your new home with Coastline Homes” The importance of design when choosing your new home can not be understated. With the exception of carefully choosing a builder that is approachable experienced and respected, getting the design of your new home correct is the most important aspect of the
Question: How important is Energy Efficiency in my next housing design? The energy efficiency rating (or “star” rating as some builder refer to it) is a means by which we can estimate how difficult, and therefore how expensive, it might be to heat your home during winter, and to cool your home during summer.
Question: Should I build with a small building company or one of the large project builders? I have to answer this question, because I get asked about it more than any other. Now before you read on, I am biased. My company, Coastline Homes, is the epitome of the term “small building company” so
Question: When I build a house, should I know by registered builder? The answer to this question, on the surface of it, should be obvious. The answer should be “yes”. The problem is that these days, when you decide to build through a large project builder, you probably don’t even know who the registered