Frequently Asked Questions
1. Can I use my own home design?
Yes, Wilson Homes offer a free in-house concept design service. You will work with one of our design consultants to draft your dream home design. We also offer an extensive range of our own designs which you can tailor to suit or use off the plan.
2. What Inclusions level can I have?
Wilson Homes offer four inclusion levels; Bronze, Silver, Gold & Platinum. The Inclusions are flexible and you can create individual areas within your new home at different levels of preference. Your new home consultant will work with you through the process to make the job easy.
3. How do I know if a block of land is suitable for me?
Wilson Homes will attend on-site and perform a site inspection for you at no charge, which will allow accurate costings on build projects, this will also allow you to make an informed decision on whether the land is suitable for your budget or design.
4. Is the new home colour/inclusion selection process easy?
Yes it is, Wilson Homes have a full in-house selection centre which will provide you with all the items of choice required in your new home, you can touch and feel the items of choice. No need to go from shop to shop gathering unnecessary brochures and samples, it is all under one roof.
5. How long does it take before I can start building?
The build process is dependent on a number factors, these include design requirements, land location and Council regulations. Once you have chosen your new home design there are a number of steps Wilson Homes will conduct on your behalf before reaching site, these include:
- Selection process of colours and inclusions within your new home
- Arrange all engineering reports associated with the land
- Full Council drafting of plans and efficiency rating (6 Star)
- Submission to Council of all associated documents related to the entire build
Time frame of this does vary and your new home consultant can provide more accurate details once design and land has been confirmed.
6. Can I view my home during the build?
Yes absolutely, as there can be a number of obstacles on a typical build site at certain stages of development, Wilson Homes are happy to safely walk you through your new home at any time of the build process. This can be done by contacting your new home consultant and arranging a convenient time to view.
7. What guarantees do I have that my house is built to the best quality?
When a new house becomes occupied and levels of temperature fluctuates this can cause minor movement in doors and walls, to accommodate this Wilson Homes have a 90 day maintenance program. Should any small defects appear this will be promptly rectified at no cost for the duration of the 90 days. Wilson Homes stands by its quality and offer our clients a 12 Year Structural Guarantee, double the industry mandatory period of 6 years – now that’s peace of mind!
8. Why should I build with Wilson Homes?
Wilson Homes is family grown business which has been giving Tasmanians the opportunity to build their dream home for over 27 years. We proudly employ over 50 full time Tasmanians and engage the services of over 400 sub-contractors around the state. We always put you first and understand it is your home, we are here to help you through the process and make it as simple and stress free as possible. We have invested in areas of our business to make this reality for you, such as our in-house selection centre. Come and see it today.