Frequently Asked Questions

We are here to answer any questions you may have.

We often get asked what are the processes involved in building a granny flat.  The truth is, there are many steps involved in the construction of a granny flat, and each project may vary depending on its specific location and design. However, we have outlined some general guidelines below to give you an idea of what to expect when building a granny flat.

It’s our job to make sure you know the cost to get you fully built and settled in. Your project cost will include site preparation, environmental allowances and council contributions that will be unique to you. Some builders will not provide these costs, in order to make the ‘price’ look more attractive and get you to sign up quickly. That’s why there’s no obligation or fee for us to come out and understand your purpose and provide you with a accurate estimate. Browse our range of Granny Flat designs or talk to one of our consultants about an affordable custom Granny Flat design. Our team will be happy to help you choose a Granny Flat that meets all your requirements and works within your budget.

Building a Granny Flat usually takes around 12 weeks, however, you will also need to allow time for council approval, site visits and feasibility studies too. If possible, our council and drafting team will obtain a Complying Development Certificate (CDC), for your Granny Flat to help your project get started as quickly as possible. Your consultant will provide you with an accurate timeframe for completion of your Granny Flat and keep you updated on any changes with regular progress reports.

Yes. It’s crucial to have your project  planned and built by an experienced home builders to ensure you don’t overcapitalise and get the greatest value from your granny flat, duplex or new home. Our experienced consultants can work with you to come up with a design that enhances your lifestyle and adds value to your home, all while working within your budget.

Whether you’re adding a modern granny flat to your home to use as an added income stream or need an extension to accommodate your growing family, we’ve got you covered. With almost 20 years of experience building new homes, duplexes and granny flats, we know how to deliver the best possible results for you on time and on budget.