Are there plans to have your own home? But, still confused about buying a house or building a house? Both are actually the same, you just need to do some special considerations before you decide. Many say, building a house from scratch is much more complicated than buying a house.
However, on the other hand, building a house can actually save you costs, you know! In addition, you also have to prepare a lot of time and energy to do everything for the realization of your dream home.
Determine the type of home according to your needs and budget
The cost plan is one of the important things that you should not skip. Start from planning the size of the land and buildings, the suitability of the shape of the home you want, and the right time of construction.
First, know the type of house you want to build . The type of house consists of land area and building area. It would be better, adjust it to the real budget you have and adjust it to your needs.
Next, you can determine the shape of the house and the plan you want . Do you want two floors, or one floor? It’s better, for starters, you just build a one-story house to reduce expenses.
Keep in mind, in determining the budget for house construction, it must be detailed and clear. Everything you have to record and record in a special table. Because, your budget plan will be your reference and guide in building a house from start to finish.
Building Material Price Survey
Even though you are not the one who built it yourself, it never hurts to conduct a field survey on the prices of materials and other building materials needed.
Each building material store charges very varied prices. You can start comparing, which store fits your budget . This is because the cost of building materials is often a source of sudden budget swelling.
Don’t forget to write down a list of price comparisons, also note where you will buy all the building materials and materials, from cement, ceramics, to paint.
Choose Cheap and Quality Building Materials
Quality does not mean it has to be expensive, expensive prices are also not necessarily quality. Currently, there are many local materials whose quality can be said to be almost the same as imported products, even better.
Therefore, you have to start figuring out the best way to buy cheap and high-quality building materials . Whether it’s local or imported, it’s not a big problem, the important thing is that it fits into your budget .
Determine a Minimalist Home Design
In addition to building materials, you also have to consider a budget -efficient home design . Starting from the layout of the room to the properties in it.
You can try a minimalist home design for building your dream home. Because, not only is it a trend and there are many enthusiasts, minimalist design also has many advantages, including:
Reduce the cost of building materials because it does not require a lot of space .
Multifunctional room . For example, the living room can be used as a family room, or the dining room can be used as one with the kitchen.
Does not require the services of an architect to design a house. Just look at examples of minimalist homes on the internet, there are many.
No need to buy more properties to fill the room.
With a minimalist home concept, then you don’t need to buy home property that you don’t need. Instead of buying useless things, it is better to allocate the remaining money to invest.
Use Builder Services ‘Wholesale’
Finally, you have to think about the services of a handyman to build your dream home. Various things need to be considered, starting from who will do the work to the time of construction work.
Find out a trustworthy builder, usually you will get the information from relatives or close relatives. Besides being trustworthy, choose those who are experienced and have an unquestionable work reputation.
There are two working systems for builders, namely the daily system and the wholesale system. If you want to reduce expenses, it’s better to choose the wholesale system .
In the daily system, that means you have to keep an eye on their work every day. If in the next few days the process looks wrong, then you have the right to terminate it right away.
Whereas in the wholesale system, you don’t need to monitor them every day. Usually there will be a foreman working on top of them (who represents your whereabouts), but again you still have to recruit people you trust so that development can run smoothly until it is finished.