First time builders

Building for the first time

Building a new home should be an enjoyable and exciting process, although sometimes you can feel overwhelmed by the unknown.

That’s why Carlisle Homes has developed an easy, step-by-step process to eliminate your worries so you know what to expect, every step of the way.

Why build with Carlisle Homes?

Experience, professionalism and responsibility. These are the top three characteristics you want in a builder.


At Carlisle Homes, we are proud to have:

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  • Been building new homes since 2004.
  • Built over 8,000 homes throughout Melbourne and Geelong with quality, design and customer service at the core of every project.
  • Been awarded the Most Professional Major Builder by the Housing Industry Association (HIA), twice in 2015 and 2017.
  • A 25 year Structural Guarantee which means you can rest assured that your home has been built to last.
  • Fixed price costing for house & land packages to ensure you can work within your budget and there are no hidden or unexpected costs.
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  • Carlisle Connect, an interactive online tool that is exclusive for Carlisle customers. We keep you informed through every step of the building process and you can login anytime to get real time updates and information.
  • Developed a comprehensive and straightforward process to take you through the build journey.
  • An online design tool and the award-winning Spectra Selection Centre, a showroom based at our head office where you work alongside your professional design consultant to choose the final products, colours, finishes, lighting and electrical for your new home.

Our commitment and dedication to personal service means you get a quality home that reflects your style, supports your lifestyle and the building process is an enjoyable and exciting experience.

Benefits to building a new home

Whether you’re a first home buyer, a property investor or building for the first time on your own block of land, there are many benefits in building your own home.

These benefits include:

  • Financial advantages like the First Home Owner Grant for eligible first home buyers and savings on stamp duty.
  • Carlisle fixed pricing means you can manage your budget with no hidden surprises.
  • Total personalisation gives you the ability to decorate your home exactly how you want, without compromising.

How does the building process work?

At Carlisle, our Building Process is easy-to-follow, transparent and enjoyable.

You will know exactly what is being worked on, how much it’s costing and when it’s due to be finished, throughout the building journey. Take a closer look at our building process now.

Our Building Process

Customise your home to suit your lifestyle

You'll be spoilt for choice when it comes to customising your new home to suit your lifestyle. We have a unique way of including you in designing your own home.

Prior to meeting with one of our professional design consultants at the Spectra Selection Centre you can view Spectra Online to start browsing and comparing product options. Our Spectra Selection Centre is offered exclusively to our Carlisle customers and is where you can start to shape the look of your new home, to make it uniquely yours.

Financing your dream home

Buying a new home is one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll ever make.

It’s important to get the right advice for your personal situation. With countless lending options available in the market, we wanted to offer our clients a simple and transparent option by partnering with the industry leading Loan Studio to offer you free, no obligation financial services.

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Don't just take our word for it

Hear what our customers say about their experience building with Carlisle Homes.

Carlisle Homes made the building process really easy. As first time buyers, we weren't really sure what to expect. We had heard a few horror stories but everything was smooth sailing from the get go. They're really helpful. The communication was perfect. The finishes in the home are fantastic. There is nothing we can complain about.
Cassandra and Christopher
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Are you a First Time Builder? Please complete the form below to submit your enquiry to Carlisle Homes. If you have a matter that needs urgent attention please feel free to contact a Carlisle consultant today on 03 9560 1779.

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