What to look for when Visiting a Display Home

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Choosing to build a luxury home is an exciting decision and is the beginning of a wonderful journey for you and all your family.

Visiting display homes when thinking of building is one of the most exciting aspects of choosing a new home. This is undoubtedly the easiest and most enjoyable way to find the house plan that best suit you and your family. 

Although you can find house plans on your home builder website, being able to walk around a home makes it easier to know if your chosen layout will work well for you and can give you some ideas on building your own luxury home. 

You can get the most out your display home visits by following these simple tips. 

Looking for further inspiration? Why not visit our showroom or one of our Perth display homes.

What are your priorities

Before visiting display homes, it’s important to understand what is important for you. How many bedrooms are you going to need? How many bathrooms would be ideal? Do you need a large or small kitchen? Are you looking to have an activity or theatre area?  It is much easier to decide if the house that you are interested in is the right fit for you if you have a clear idea of what you want before you go. 

What’s your budget?

Before you start looking for a house, make sure you know what you can afford. Talk to your bank and a mortgage broker to determine a realistic budget. Also, decide how much money you’re willing to spend. You should always have money available just in case of unexpected costs or upgrades. So that you have more flexibility when building, it is best to stay within your budget range. 

Which area do you wish to build?

It’s a good idea to plan where you want to build your home before the construction begins. It is crucial to choose a location which suits your lifestyle. This can affect your budget and block size depending on what you have available. Are you looking for a rural area or closer to the city? Are you looking for a specific suburb? Are there any places you would like to be near, such as school or work? Are you looking to be near your family? What amenities are you looking for? Are you looking for public transport nearby? These are just a few things to consider. You should also keep an eye out for alternatives if you don’t have any options. 


Don’t get distracted

Avoid getting distracted by decor and furnishings. While these items can be a great source of inspiration, it’s more important that your home is well-designed and works for you. You can feel the space and how it feels. Is the house well-organised? Are all rooms set up in the way that you prefer? Do you have any suggestions? More important than how the display home looks, is how it is organised. 

Pay attention to the finer details

When you are looking at each home, be sure to pay attention to the finer points. You should pay attention to workmanship and how well the home was constructed. It’s a good indicator of the quality of your home and what you can expect when it comes to building.  

Display homes are the best way for home builders to show off their work. Do not assume that the finishing touches and details of the custom-built home in Perth will be included in the base price. You should speak to the sales representative while you’re there to learn more about the standard build. A display home is built to a higher standard. Knowing what’s included in an ordinary build will help you prepare for your expectations. Make sure you check out the sources used by the builder for fittings and appliances. You want to be certain that they use reputable brands. 

 Also, remember to take photos, they are a great way to review the things you love about a house and help you compare your choices later. 

Research the brands used by home builders for building materials, appliances, and fixtures. These will show how committed the home builder to delivering a quality luxury home. 


WOW factor

Building your new home can be a daunting task financially as well emotionally. We are all for practical considerations, but you should also fall in love your home once finished. Although a display home may be functional, it may not make you happy. 


Have Fun!

Our top tip is to have fun looking at the display homes. Domination Homes believes that shopping for a home should be easy and enjoyable. We invite you to visit our custom-built display homes in Perth. You can walk the hallways and look around the kitchen bench to get an idea of the space. You might be moving in there one day. 

Talk to a Custom Building Consultant in Perth

After you’ve found the home you love, speak with our Building Consultant! They will be happy to answer any questions that you might have about financing, building, or any other aspect of the process.  

Domination Homes currently has several display homes to view around Perth. Remember to bring a list of questions with you so that you can walk away full of confidence that you’re making the right choice when choosing us to build your custom home in Perth.