What is the knock down rebuild process in Melbourne?
As Australia’s leading builder, Metricon Homes has a range of options for everyone, including first-home buyers, upgraders, downsizers, and investors. These include home and land packages, [DB1] dual occupancy properties, and Country Living. If you love your address but not your house, a KnockDown ReBuild Melbourne home could be the perfect hassle-free solution for you. When you build a brand new home, we’ll work with you every step of the way to help you find the perfect dream home for you and your family. Our process includes:
- Choose your home design.
All our home designs are yours to choose from, subject to suitability for your site.
- Council approvals.
We’ll take a look at your block and speak with you about your property goals. Then we’ll start the process with your local council.
- Site assessment.
While talking to the council, we’ll take a closer look at your site, survey your block of land and take soil samples.
- Preliminary contracts.
This is where we give you an idea of the costs.
- Fixtures and features.
You’ll get to visit our Studio M Selection Centre in Melbourne or Geelong to make some important design decisions.
- Final contract.
When you’re ready to go and we have council planning approval.
- Building permit.
We’ll work with your local council.
- Demolition and construction.
We can recommend a demolition contractor, and we’ll build your home. You’ll be updated throughout the process.
Find out more about our knock down and rebuild process here.
How much does it cost to knock down a house and rebuild in Melbourne?
When it comes to costs, every block of land and house is different. And no two KnockDown ReBuilds are the same. As knock down rebuild specialists in Melbourne, we understand there are a lot of cost variables to consider when building. And we’ll let you know at the preliminary contract stage what those costs are likely to be. Start by understanding the costs and finance options of building a new home, and get help from our resources such as:
- Mortgage calculators
- Saving tips
It’s always worthwhile for peace of mind to discuss your property and financial goals with your financial advisor and to understand how a KnockDown ReBuild in Melbourne can help you achieve them.
One of the great things about working so closely with Metricon when you build your dream home is that you'll know what you get for the money you pay. When you click on any of our home designs, such as the La Pyrenee, you’ll discover information about:
- Façade. Some designs include multiple façade options.
- Key features.
Learn more about the standout features of the home.
- Floor plans.
Understand the different ones available with that design.
- Inclusions. Find out what’s included, such as appliances, flooring, heating and cooling, and fittings.
Having that information ready to go from the start lets you understand the value associated with the costs.
What are the benefits of a knock down rebuild in Melbourne?
Building a brand new home at your existing address is becoming an increasingly popular option for home builders, especially in and around Melbourne. And it’s easy to see why.
- Budget. You’ll know all your costs before you commit, with no hidden surprises further down the track.
- Stay where you love.
Build your dream home at your dream location.
- Brand new home. There’s something special about a contemporary new Metricon home design.
- Space for your family.
Build a new home that’s the perfect size for your family today, with room for tomorrow.
- Home built for you.
Create a home that suits your lifestyle and is built for your family, not someone else’s.
- Modern designs and floorplans.
Make the most of innovative and practical designs that give you space when you want it and privacy when you need it.
- Removes renovation risk.
A new Metricon home means no unexpected costs or hidden problems.
- Flexibility. More than 100 home designs to choose from, including sloping and narrow blocks of land.
- Create your style.
Choose your own style inside and out, with some help from us.
- Lifetime Structural Guarantee. For total peace of mind.
- Display homes. Visit our display homes to see our award-winning designs up-close.
Do you need approval from local council for a knock down rebuild?
Metricon has been working with Australian families to build their dream homes for more than 40 years. That’s a lot of experience for you to take advantage of. We know homes, and we know local councils. That’s why we’ll work alongside you every step of the way regarding your title, local planning laws and any existing planning overlays to make sure a knock down rebuild in Melbourne project is viable financially, and that the process is as smooth as can be.