Home Building Options
Most homeowners have several options when it comes build their own home or house extension. Either
engage the right professionals right from the start or you don't being the main two.
Between these two obvious choices there is a range of intermediate options. Perhaps the client prefers the
'design an build' option with just the one company where they approach a development company to build a structure
to a predefined budget and they will design it as well to fit the budget. Could this be the tail wagging the
Another home building option or variation could be that the client will project manage the building scheme
themselves but requires expert design advice and documentation from their selected design professional usually
being and Architect, Technician or Building Surveyor.
The home building options available to most clients are numerous but most seem to revolve around the extent
of the input you would require from your selected building designer. Most offer a partial service or a full
service where the home extension designer is in full control of the design and during the build on site. This is
commonly known as a 'full fee service'.
NOTE - These are general discussion articles