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Building Budget Calculator

Work out your building budget 

If you’re not sure how much you need to invest to build your new home, this helpful calculator will allow you to estimate your home, land, siteworks and finishing costs. This will enable you to get a better idea about the total budget required to build and complete your new home. 

This calculator is just a guide to ballpark the most common costs associated with building a new home. If you'd like to speak to one of our specialist Building Consultants they'll be able to give you exact costs based on your individual needs and circumstances. 

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This is the amount you would like to invest in your home (excluding land).
Medium level finishing costs, calculated at 15% of your home building budget. High level finishing costs, calculated at 25% of your home building budget.
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Check with your builder for a more accurate budget allowance - amount shown is a guide only.
If you haven't already purchased your block you can use this section to calculate your total house and land investment.
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This is the amount you would like to spend on purchasing your block
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This amount can vary between each settlement agent - amount is a guide only
1This is the cost to prepare the building site ready to commence construction. Several factors will influence the site costs. Dollar amount is used as an average indication for flat level sites only. The actual costs for your block may be higher, please check with your sales consultant.
2This calculator determines the stamp duty using the residential rate of duty, which assumes you have already signed a building contract. The duty would otherwise be calculated at the general rate. Visit the Department of Treasury and Finance's website for more information about the residential and general rates of duty.