Building Process

Building Process

Whether you are a first time home buyer, first time home builder, or an experienced property investor in Perth, building a home can be considered to be a daunting experience. At Impressions, we understand how exciting this time is and strive to ensure you have a memorable and pleasurable journey.

There are many stages in the building process and Impressions will educate, discuss and guide you through every step along the way. Through regular communication Impressions will keep you well abreast of all developments with our home builders in Perth to ensure the process is as seamless and enjoyable as possible.

This diagram shows the major steps involved in the building process. Your individual process may require some additional steps, or perhaps fewer, but this is a general guide. If you need any of the terms or stages explained to you please don't hesitate to contact us.

NEW HOME PURCHASE

Select your dream home design

  • With over 40 standard floorplans to choose from, your Impressions New Homes Consultant will help you select a home design to suit your block and lifestyle. Or if you already have a dream home in mind we can customise one of our standard floorplans or work with you to create a one -off design. Your New Homes Consultant will help ensure that your new Impressions home is based on your vision. Browse our home designs
  • We’ll find your ideal House and Land Package

  • You can also choose one of our existing house and land packages based on your
    desired location, or if you already have a block in mind, we will match it with a home design to create your house and land package. Our house and land packages come with premium inclusions, great finance options and turn-key solutions. Drafting to complete working drawings. As part of BGC, WA’s largest residential builder, Impressions has long standing relationships with major land developers in Perth. This means we are always in the loop on new land releases in popular estates. View our house and land packages
  • We’ll help you finance your dream.

  • Once you’ve found your dream home or house and land package it is time to secure the funds to make it happen. When it comes to financing your new home, professional advice and access to top finance products are essential. This is where our in-house finance experts at The Loan Company come in. The Loan Company specialises in construction finance and with access to thousands of products they will work with you to find the best fit for your budget and circumstances. Like Impressions, they are also part of the BGC family- in fact, we work out of the same office. This will make your application super smooth as you will have a dedicated point of contact to guide you through the entire process.Learn more about our finance services

ADMINISTRATION

Sign off!

Once we have finalised your new home design and confirmed all the inclusions, the Preliminary Works Areement (PWA) is prepared and the depsoit processed. Your new home file is now ready and we can start turning your dream home into a reality!

Drafting & Approvals

To ensure your home goes through our system as smoothly as possible our team will manage the entire process for you. At this stage we will order site surveys, developer and Shire approvals, complete working drawings, finalise pricing and prepare contracts. You will also be assigned a Contract Administrator (CA) who will be your main point of contact during the administration stage.

The Impressions Difference

It is important to remember that each new home is unique and your process may vary based on several factors such as the size of your home, the shape of your block or the requirements of the land estate. You will be happy to learn that Impressions is one of the few builders in Perth who have everything from design and drafting, right through to planning and estimating in -house. This means that all parts of the company come together to make this process more efficient and streamlined and get you into your new home as soon as possible! Once your contract is signed we move into what is probably the most exciting part of the process, your Pre-start meeting

Pre-start

By this stage you would have already received your Impressions Building Information & Selections Guide. This comprehensive, easy to follow file is your one-stop-shop for information. In it, you will find the Prestart Selection Form which guides you through selection of materials and colours in preparation for your Pre-start meeting, which is where all the finer details for your home are finalised. You will get to see, touch and compare the products for your new home, from benchtop finishes and appliances right down to taps and handles. Your experienced CA will guide through this process and provide advice on colours and finishes. You will also meet with an Electrical and Lighting Consultant to determine the placement of power points and GPOs in your new home.
Completing your Prestart Selection Form beforehand ensures that your Pre-start meeting is easier and most importantly, more fun!

CONSTRUCTION

  • You have just reached a major milestone on your building journey with Impressions. This is where your dream home starts taking shape!
  • You are introduced to your Client Liasion (CL) who is your main point of contact during the construction process. You have direct access to your Supervisor and Client Liaison throughout each stage of construction providing you with updates on the progress of your home.
  • You will be happy to know that Impressions takes as much care selecting tradespeople as you do choosing your home design and that our philosophy is do it right, do it once. In addition to regular quality checks by the Site Supervisor, all workmanship is regularly double checked by a Senior Supervisor. Both must be 100% satisfied with each stage of construction before the next stage can proceed.
  • Once your home is nearly ready to handover, your Supervisor will arrange a Practical Completion Inspection (PCI), the final step before you get your keys.

HANDOVER

  • Your CL will arrange a handover meeting and it is time to celebrate because you have just received the keys to your brand new Impressions home!
  • Would you like to know more about our building process? Get in touch