Should I use an architect or builder for my home extension?

Would you like to save thousands on your home extension? Here’s a valuable design tip…

I know it sounds counterintuitive. But before you look for an architect to design your home, choose your builder.

Why?

 

Well, did you know 80% of architectural plans never come to fruition?

 

You see, an architect focuses on what a home will look like. The design. The problem is, they rarely factor in the costs. So what you end up with is a design that can quickly become…

 

Very Expensive to Build

 

Think about it: architects are trained to be visionaries. They ‘live’ to create the ‘perfect custom home’. That’s what you pay them for. But, they are not always focused on the practicalities of building — how much extra time and money certain design elements may take.

 
And the reality is,

They get paid for the design they create whether you end up using it or not.

 

There is a way to fuse vision with the practicalities of building. With a few small modifications, you can often achieve the same ‘design result’ for a lot less money.

When you choose a design and build builder, you get the best of both worlds…

  • A design that is beautiful and functional
  • And a design that is affordable to build

 

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