Build | 20 January 2022

Buying a House & Land Package: How It Works

by Carlisle Homes

Essential Guide: Here’s what to expect from a House & Land package.

If you want to build your dream home on a tailored site with minimal hassle and fuss, a House & Land package is exactly what you’re looking for. Read on to find out why. Plus, we’ve included a step-by-step guide to exactly what you can expect at every stage of the process when you choose a House & Land package.

Once you’ve chosen your home design, lot, and paid your deposits, all that’s left to do is decorate! Featured here: Canterbury Grand Deluxe, Aurora Estate, Wollert.

What is a House & Land package?

A House & Land package is when you buy land and a home design in one process, but with two contracts – one with your builder and one with the developer.

Easier and more convenient

Buying a House & Land package is the easy, hassle-free way to build your new home. Rather than searching for the right land and then trying to figure out which home design will actually work, we’ve done all the hard work for you. 

As the experts in House & Land packages, our experienced team handpicks the best lots on the market and matches them with the perfect homes and layouts. Once you’ve chosen your home design and lot, and paid your deposits, all that’s left to do is decorate!

Get access to better sites

We have trusted relationships with the developers of the top estates across metro Melbourne, which means that when you build with Carlisle, you get exclusive access to the very best sites – often before the buying public even hears about them. 

And as we only work with reputable developers, you can be confident about the quality of the estates. These estates are of the highest standard and offer the very best amenities, including parklands, schools, and access to transport and retail. 

Learn more about looking for land here.

Carlisle’s trusted relationships with quality developers of the top estates in Melbourne, means you’ll have exclusive access to the very best sites. Featured here: Scarborough Grand, Smiths Lane, Clyde North.

No nasty surprises

We understand that building a new home can be a stressful process and the last thing you need are any unexpected – and costly – surprises.

Our team of experts spends hours researching every lot, every estate and every floor plan so we can guarantee there will be no nasty surprises – the floor plan will always fit, the soil quality will always be good, and you won’t be sprung with any additional costs – in fact, we offer a 100% fixed-price guarantee to prove it. 

Buy your home faster

As you don’t have to waste time searching for your own piece of land or applying for council approvals to build (we’ve got that covered too!), you can save a great deal of time when you buy a house and land together. The result? You can get into your new home faster.

See what’s available at a glance

You can see Carlisle’s latest exclusive House & Land packages on our House & Land packages page. These are handpicked by our House & Land team as the best of the best in terms of location, amenities, value and site costs.

Get a customised package

Can’t find the right lot or house design on our House & Land packages page…or love the house design but would prefer a different lot? Not a problem. Our House & Land team will assess whether the house design you love will work on your preferred lot, and will tailor a House & Land package just for you. 

With award-winning customer service, we’ll ensure you’re informed and supported at every step of the way.

What to expect

Here’s a step-by-step guide to how the House & Land package process with us works:

Step 1: Select Carlisle Homes as your builder.

Step 2: Select your perfect house and floor plan.

Step 3: Our sales team will help you find the right estate and lot for you and your family, considering factors such as schools, transport and amenities. You then choose one of our exclusive house & land packages.

Step 4: You pay a deposit to Carlisle to secure the house.

Step 5: After the deposit to Carlisle has been paid, our sales consultants will contact the land developer and inform them that you will be depositing on this particular House & Land package. We will let them know the specific lot you are interested in, and pass on your contact details.

Step 6: The land developer will contact you to make an appointment to come in and pay the deposit on your chosen land.

Step 7: Once you’ve paid the deposit to the land developer, both your house and land are now secured. Congratulations!

Secure your dream home and we’ll make sure you find the perfect lot to go with it!

Key takeaways: 

Secure your dream home first

Securing your dream home is the important first step. Our House & Land team in conjunction with your sales consultant will then make sure you find the perfect lot to go with it (if you haven’t already found a package you love on the Carlisle House & Land packages page).

You pay for your home and land separately

To secure your House & Land package, you will need to pay two separate deposits – one with us for the house and one with the land developer for the land. But we will make this process easy and efficient by putting you directly in touch with the developer once you’ve secured your house design. 

Act fast or miss out

The market is hot right now so if you don’t find your ideal House & Land package on our Carlisle House & Land packages page, we recommend you sign up for Carlisle updates so we can keep you informed about the new House & Land packages as soon as they become available.

It’s also a good idea to keep an eye on developers’ land listings and, if you see something you like, register your interest immediately. As there’s so much competition in the market, you may wish to register your interest for more than one lot.

If you have any questions about current market conditions and the best way to secure land, our Carlisle sales consultants are here to answer them. Contact us here.

Your questions about the estate answered

Love the look of a particular lot and estate but want to ask a few questions before you commit? Your Carlisle sales consultant will be able to tell you everything there is to know about the site costs and conditions, and will be able to give you plenty of information about the estate location and its amenities so you can work out if it’s right for you.

Ready to build your dream home in a quality estate? See our latest house & land packages here. Or call us on 1300 535 416.

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