Building A Modern Home On A Budget
Caitlin Wilson shares the process of designing and building her own home exclusively with Domino. Read her trade secrets, sources and tips to get the most bang for your buck on a build or renovation. For more budget-friendly home ideas go to Domino.
A small budget makes building a home more challenging, but not impossible. Building a home on a shoestring budget is entirely possible with a good plan, realistic goals and a bit of bargain hunting. Knowing the amount of money you have helps you plan out the building project and stay on track.
Modern House Plans and Home Plans. Modern home plans present rectangular exteriors, flat or slanted roof-lines, and super straight lines. Large expanses of glass (windows, doors, etc) often appear in modern house plans and help to aid in energy efficiency as well as indoor/outdoor flow.
Before contacting an architect or building designer, research your budget. Approach this from two angles - what you can afford to spend, and what building costs. Try these online home-building calculators to get an idea of costs and what can impact them: Archicentre Australia cost calculator; All Australian Architecture building costing
When people build a home in this uncertain economy, they may be concerned about costs more than anything else. They want to make sure that they can afford the monthly mortgage payment. With that in mind, we proudly present a nice selection of affordable, budget house plans with your wallet in mind.
As you have discovered, there are several ways you can make your home look elegant on a budget. Choosing the right paint colors, avoiding cheap, poor quality items, and shopping wisely are the best tricks interior designers use to create high-end designs.