Are You in the Market for a New or Custom Home? Here are Some Tips for Choosing your Home Builder

April 27, 2018

When choosing a home builder, a little research can save you from problems that can commonly occur with home building companies. These can include reliability, poor workmanship, hidden extra costs and timing problems. Doing diligent research on your new home builders will help ensure that your home is completed on time, with minimum disruptions and stress. Here are some things to look for in a home builder.

Inspect Previous Homes

Study new homes for quality and value. Do a drive by and see if you like the style and design of existing homes built by the company. Talk to your builder at length about the styles and home plans that they have available, and whether you can create your own custom design. Look at the features of their homes and decide which style of homes are best suited to you and your family.

Fully Licenced and Certified

Ensure that your builder is QBCC certified and fully licensed. At Kennedy Homes, our team are highly experienced and fully trained to build your home with ultimate precision. We have the passion, knowledge, and expertise to build your dream home. Our workmanship is of the highest standards.

Has the Company Been in Business Long?

Although new companies can often do a great job, a company that has been in business long term will have years of experience in dealing with a variety of builds and home designs. They have the expertise to fix any problems that may occur with the build and have access to the best suppliers and local contractors.

An established company has established relationships with providers and can quickly and easily source products and services for your home.

At Kennedy Homes, you have peace of mind knowing that we have over 25 years’ experience in the trade.

A reputation of your New Home Builders

Great home builders have a solid reputation for quality workmanship and service. At Kennedy Homes, we are renowned for our superior homes, customer care and expertise in the building industry. Kennedy Homes has been in business for 15 years and has a solid reputation in the Caboolture, Morayfield, Somerset and surrounding Brisbane Areas.


When choosing a home builder to ensure that they give reliable service. Your builder should arrive on time, call you back when they say they will, and stick to schedule wherever possible. If there are any changes to price, timing, or planning they should communicate this with you.

Great Communication

Outstanding communication is important when it comes to choosing your home builders. Your builder needs to keep you informed of developments at all times, listen to you, and understand what you are looking for in your new home. They need to advise you on any aspect of your home design and build in way that you can understand. You should feel that you can relate well to your home builder and have a great rapport with them.

Check References

Word of mouth is always a fabulous means of referral. If you have any friends and family that have recently had a new home built, check with them on how they found the building process.

Ask for testimonials from your chosen builder and check them! Ask about all of the above points – not just the workmanship. At Kennedy Homes, we ensure that your new home build is exciting and stress-free. We have a solid reputation in the building industry and are happy to provide testimonials.

For the best new home builders in the Brisbane area, contact us at Kennedy Homes Qld. We service Brisbane and surrounding areas including the Sunshine Coast, Brisbane, Caboolture, and Morayfield. We provide a wide range of designs and styles of homes – there is something to suit every taste and budget.