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June 1, 2018
When you first start on your journey towards a new home you might wonder why so many people choose to build a new home rather than buy old? Surely it must be easier to buy something that’s already there? Well, not always. In fact, in many cases buying established means being stuck with someone else’s second-hand stuff ups, or maybe only being able to afford a “fixer upper” which needs costly and time-consuming renovations to make it into your perfect house. So, why not get what you want to start with? There are many reasons people choose to buy land and build at North Harbour rather than buying one of the established homes for sale in Burpengary.
One of the main reasons our residents choose to build new rather than buy second-hand when they’re looking to buy houses is that building your home means you can get exactly what you need from the start of your home owning journey. No need to spend on renovations or competing against other buyers on price – just choose your house and land package and get ready to move into the northside’s best new development. There are plenty of designs to choose from, as you’ll see from our Display Village of 35 homes, with a lot of exciting styles and layouts on offer. You can also custom build and work with your builder to design your own home.
Expat residents Rachel and Fergus looked in a number of areas on the northside and at a range of both land for sale and established homes before purchasing at North Harbour. “We chose to build new as everywhere we looked at that was established meant compromising on something, which we didn’t want to do.”
Ram and his family built for the same reason. “We chose to buy land, so we could custom build. The land size at North Harbour and the location are perfect for our needs.”
Residents Kelly and Justin built their first home at North Harbour. “We are both very particular with our tastes, we had certain items on our wish-list that could not be met by established homes within in our price range.”
Fellow first home buyers Tiarna and Zac have three children and found they could build their perfect family home at North Harbour. “Building your own home is every person’s dream and at North Harbour we could do that. We could customise our home to exactly how we wanted it and at North Harbour it was affordable.”
When you build brand new rather than buy one of the established homes for sale in Burpengary you’re also getting brand new amenities included. The North Harbour community has its own fibre optic broadband network capable of speeds matching the fastest broadband in Australia* of up to 100Mb per second from a broad range of internet service providers. Each home has access to this highspeed broadband connection.
Each home also has access to reticulated gas and is within 325 metres of our 1,000 acres of parks, eco-corridors and open space. Future development is proposed to include more parks (there are currently two), access to our 9km of river frontage and proposed dog park, trails, cafes, shops, bars, schools and much more.
Why buy second hand when you can have a home with everything brand new? Get the latest in kitchen and bathroom finishes, perfect alfresco areas, butler pantries, media rooms – whatever you want, all brand new.
If you’re unsure about whether a new build is for you, make sure you visit as many homes as possible to get an idea of what you need. Building a new home in a masterplanned development like North Harbour is a great way to use the First Home Buyers Grant to its full potential. North Harbour ticks all the boxes for a great investment in your future – the longevity of the project, location, experience of the developers and first-class amenities.
The fact is that the northside of Brisbane is growing at a rapid rate. With an array of new global stores such as IKEA moving into North Lakes (just 10-15 minutes from North Harbour), a new university campus arriving in 2020 at Petrie (20-25 minutes away) and regular road and transport upgrades offering employment and excellent lifestyle amenities – the northside has become a very sought-after location. North Harbour gives First Home Buyers an amazing opportunity to move into a brand-new home in an excellent location for a great price rather than considering older houses for sale in Burpengary which may need additional work after purchase.
The North Harbour team is on hand 10am-5pm every day to help you through the purchasing process. We understand building your first home can be a slightly daunting process so we aim to make it as painless as possible for you! We have a coffee machine, biscuits and bottled water after you’ve viewed the many show homes on offer, and there’s plenty of space to sit and discuss options and even a place for kids to play while you have a chat.
If you’re a first home buyer head to our webpage which is full of helpful information and ideas, complete with a mortgage calculator and house and land packages geared towards first home owners, here https://www.northharbour.com.au/first-home-owners-grant/
Our Sales and Information Centre & 35 Home Display Village are open every day from 10am-5pm including public holidays, located on the corner of Buckley Road and Moreton Bay Boulevard, Burpengary East. For more information on house and land packages please contact us or visit our Facebook page.
*Speed achieved on broadband depends on the package you purchase from your Internet Service Provider. Opticomm produces and maintains the fibreoptic system. For more information on Opticomm and ISPs please visit https://www.opticomm.net.au/about-opticomm/