Buying a display home for sale in Melbourne can be an excellent option if you want the benefits of a new home but don’t want to wait for it to be built. One of the biggest benefits is that you get to take advantage of the latest trends in architecture and design. We build our display homes to showcase the latest in home design trends, which means you get a home that is both modern and stylish. Our display homes for sale in Melbourne also showcase the highest-quality fixtures and fittings, and often include upgrades that aren’t included when building from scratch.
Buying a Carlisle display home in Melbourne also guarantees that you’re moving into one of the most popular estates in the area. We partner with land developers to build our display homes in the best upcoming locations, and the best streets in these locations. Plus, buying one of our established sale display homes gives you the peace of mind of buying a new home complete with structural warranty. This means you can be confident that you are buying a home that is built to last.
The process of buying a Melbourne display home that is for sale is similar to buying any other established property. You work with our Sales Consultant to view the home, negotiate a purchase price, and then complete all the necessary paperwork. One of the big differences when you buy a display home in Melbourne is that you may not be able to move in right away. Sometimes we may still need to use the home as a display and in that instance, we will lease the home from you until the display period has finished and we’re ready to hand it over.
Our display homes for sale in Melbourne often include upgrades, high quality fittings and fixtures, landscaping and driveway/paths, and are located in the most sought-after land estates in Victoria. So the price may be higher than if you were to build a similar house from scratch, but there are many other factors to take into consideration; is there much land available in the estate or will you miss out? Will interest rates increase and impact your borrowing power? Are you currently paying rent and don’t want to wait for a new home to be built? It is important to weigh up all of these factors when making a decision and you might find that buying an established ex display home for sale in Melbourne might be the best option for you!
Purchasing a display home for sale in Melbourne is similar to buying other established properties so you will need to pay stamp duty, otherwise known as land transfer duty. It is calculated as a percentage price of the purchase of the property and can be calculated using the State Revenue Office calculator here. However, if you’re a first home buyer you may be eligible for several exceptions and concessions, and you may not have to pay stamp duty at all!
Buying display homes in Melbourne can be a good investment depending on a few different factors. Our display homes are built with high-end finishes and features, which makes them attractive to buyers, and they also come with building warranties and are move-in ready including driveways and landscaping, which can save buyers time and money. One drawback would be if the display home is located in a newly developed area amongst ongoing construction and development, which could deter some buyers. But with any investment, it's important to thoroughly research all the benefits and challenges before making a decision.
When you buy one of our display homes for sale in Melbourne, it generally will not come with the furniture but you will find a number of other items included that you wouldn’t receive when building a home from scratch. Depending on the home you purchase, it may come with fixed appliances like dishwashers or fireplaces, televisions if already mounted to the wall, a zoned alarm system, feature pendant lighting, luxury window furnishings, aggregate driveway and paths, landscaped gardens with timed irrigation, and decking to the alfresco. This makes sale display homes a great option for first home buyers or an investment property.
Love what you saw in one of our Melbourne display homes for sale? If you’re interested in purchasing one of our display homes, you can enquire via the link above. Or better yet, speak directly to the Sales Consultant who works in the same centre as the display home for sale. They will be able to help you through the process and get you into your dream home as soon as possible!