OUR BUILDING PROCESS

STAGE 1: INITIAL CONSULTATION

Initial consultation with the builder to establish your requirements and answer any questions or concerns you may have regarding the building of your new home.


STAGE 2: 1ST CONSULTATION WITH THE ARCHITECT

Consultation with the Builder and Architect to discuss your ideas, concepts, your vision and budget.

STAGE 3:DESIGN OF CONCEPT AND FLOOR PLAN

 

Presentation and discussion of initial design/concept and floor plan to ensure the proposal is in line with your expectations and estimate of cost before proceeding to working drawings.Items included in discussions:

  • Window sizes and location.
  • Colours for planning application.
  • Kitchen and joinery design.
  • General finishes.

 

STAGE 4: ENERGY/BUSH FIRE RATING

 

We will submit working drawings to an energy rater to obtain a minimum 6 star energy rating, and to the building surveyor for bush fire rating if applicable, and advise you of any additional requirements.

STAGE 5: VIEWING OUR HOMES

Arrange for a viewing of our previously constructed homes and/or houses currently under construction if requested.

STAGE 6: MEETING TO PRESENT QUOTATION

Meeting to present quotation to you. If acceptable, proceed to contracts and working drawings.

STAGE 7: SIGN HIA CONTRACT

We take you step by step through the HIA contract. The contract we use is a legal document specifically designed for the construction industry by the Housing Industry Association, used Australia wide and is to be signed by both parties to legally cement the quotation. Plans will be presented for signature alongside the contracts. Warranty Insurance will then be applied for.

STAGE 8:SUBMIT PLANS

Moody Builders will submit plans for either Building Permit approval for council planning approval if applicable to your project. This approval will take a minimum of 3 months if there are no objections.Following planning consent, construction approval is then sought through local private building surveyors who assess the construction details including:

  • Any engineers computations.
  • Foundation design with soil test.
  • Frame design etc.

All aspects of the design to ensure it complies with the relevant regulations.

STAGE 9: ONCE APPROVED

Once all approvals have been granted, Seaspray Homes will give you an estimated time to complete your new home including a commencement date.

STAGE 10: COMMENCE AND COMPLETE CONSTRUCTION