Helpful videos for those wanting to constructing their own home

Helpful videos for those wanting to constructing their own home

Posted 10 June 2021

Owning a home is the single greatest investment most people will make in their lives. Building your home brings pride and joy, however it is complicated and daunting to most people.

IBA created a 5-part series (20 mins total) called BRICK BY BRICK, with Yawaru woman Justine Kinney and property expert Garrick Smith to provide information and comfort to those thinking about taking the big step to construct.

The videos were filmed by Supply Nation certified company, The Digital Factory.

  • Ep 1: Finding a block of land (6½ mins) - For some quick tips on how to take those first steps when building your dream home and what to look for when buying a block of land. Garrick gives an insight into the types of blocks of land available and where you can find them and start making that dream a reality.
  • Ep 2: Contracts, finance & grants (4.13 mins) - One of the fundamental parts of building your own home is setting up and looking over the various types of contracts and finding what is right for you. Find out more in this episode.
  • Ep 3: Choosing a builder (2.48 mins) - Choosing the right builder is one of the most critical steps when building a home for you and your family. Knowing all those finer details and, if and how you can makes changes, makes all the difference. Follow along and get some great tips when building your new home.
  • Ep 4: Construction process (3.14 mins) - You’ve sorted your finance and chosen your builder, it’s now time to make that building a home dream come true and start construction phase. Knowing all the finer things that need to be completed, and that you can watch the progress of the build gives a proud feeling of “this is my new home”.
  • Ep 5: Post construction - what next?  (2.27 mins) -  We often wonder what happens post construction when building. Rest assured this 5th, and last, episode in the BRICK BY BRICK series sums up what happens once the construction is done.

Check out the full playlist on our YouTube channel.