Buy or build home

To Buy or To Build – That is the Question

November 18, 2022

Buying or building a house depends on several factors, including personal preferences, financial situation, and the local real estate market conditions. Buying an established house might be the best option if you prefer a move-in-ready home and get overwhelmed at the thought of building.

Buying a house also offers the advantage of moving in quickly and not dealing with the construction process. On the other hand, building a house allows you to customise your home to your needs and preferences. You can choose the layout, materials, and features you want, which can be especially appealing if you have a specific vision for your dream home.

Here are some factors to consider when deciding which option to take.


Building a house can be more expensive than buying an existing one, especially if you want to customise the design, layout, and features. Be honest about what you can afford, as this will help the builder create the perfect home. Ensure your budget covers unexpected costs – it is always good to be prepared. With the Perth property market running hot, building might be a more affordable option.


When you want to move can heavily influence whether you buy or build. If you need to move quickly, consider looking for an established home to purchase. If you have time on your side, building allows you to create your perfect home, designed to meet your specific needs. 


When it comes to property, think location, location, location. If you know where you want to live, search for available blocks. If no land is available, consider buying an established home and renovating.

Personal preferences

Think about what you want in a house, then explore the market. If you find something that ticks most of your boxes, consider making an offer – you can always renovate later. If you have a specific idea about what you want, contact an experienced homebuilder in Perth to help bring your vision to life.

Market conditions 

The local real estate market conditions might also affect your decision. It’s no secret that the Perth housing market is booming, which might mean buying a house is more expensive than building one. We’d love to talk to you about our custom home and turnkey home options in Perth; contact us to start a conversation.

Ultimately, buying or building a house depends on your unique circumstances and priorities. 

Choose Evolve Builders for your custom home 

Evolve Builders’ experienced draftspersons, and designers will help create your dream home construction in Perth. Speak to our professional team of custom home builders to determine if they are the right fit to build your dream home today. Our team can help you identify and refine your requirements, ensuring you get your desired home. We can also step you through any home renovations you might be considering.

Contact Evolve Builders today for an obligation-free chat.

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