How Home Specifications Shape Your AUSMAR Home Price

 In this blog, we explore how the finishes and materials you choose for your dream home significantly impact the overall building cost.

5 min read | April 15, 2024 – 7.00am

Building your dream home is an exciting adventure, and personalising it with your unique style is a big part of the journey. At AUSMAR, we understand that the materials and finishes you choose significantly impact the overall cost. Here’s a breakdown of how home specifications influence your budget:

The Power of Choice:

From elegant countertops to stunning flooring, the variety of finishes and materials available is vast.  The beauty lies in the ability to tailor your home to your preferences, but it’s important to understand how these choices affect the price tag.

A Spectrum of Value:

Think of the finishes and materials you select as existing on a value spectrum.  Here’s a simplified breakdown:

  • Standard Inclusions: Many builders offer a baseline level of finishes in their base pricing. These materials are typically functional and stylish, providing a solid foundation for your home.
  • Mid-Range Options: Stepping up from standard inclusions opens a world of possibilities. This spectrum offers a wider variety of materials and finishes, allowing you to elevate the look and feel of your home without breaking the bank. Think upgraded countertops, flooring options, and hardware choices.
  • Luxury Selections: For those who desire the ultimate in elegance and performance, luxury finishes offer the finest materials available. From granite countertops to custom cabinetry and high-end flooring, these selections create a truly bespoke living space.

Finding the Perfect Balance:

At AUSMAR, we believe in empowering you to make informed decisions. Our transparent pricing structure allows you to see the cost impact of different material selections. We work collaboratively with you to understand your vision and budget, helping you find the perfect balance between functionality, aesthetics, and affordability.

Beyond the Basics:

While finishes and materials are a major cost factor, there are other specifications to consider:

  • Energy Efficiency: Choosing energy-efficient appliances and building materials can add some upfront costs but can significantly reduce your long-term energy bills.
  • Smart Home Technology: Integrating smart home technology can enhance your comfort and convenience, but it’s important to factor in the cost of installation and equipment.

Building Your Dream Within Budget:

Understanding the value spectrum of finishes and materials is key to staying on track with your budgetOur experienced team will guide you through every step of the selection process, ensuring you get the most value for your investment.

Ready to Personalise Your Dream Home?

Contact us today for a free consultation and let’s discuss how we can create a beautiful and functional home that reflects your unique style and budget.



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We believe in taking customer service to the next level at AUSMAR. We acknowledge building a new home is unfamiliar territory for many clients, so we offer the best support possible. Our team works with honesty, integrity and transparency to take all of the confusion out of building a new home. You have control over the inclusions in your new home, but we have some standards available to all clients. Where you need changes or alterations, you can always talk to us. However, with AUSMAR, you can download our brochure to view what comes as standard on all new home builds.


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