Choosing the Right Block for Your New Home

Choosing the Right Block for Your New Home

Here at Stroud Homes Gold Coast we are getting lots of enquiries lately from customers looking for a block of land to build there dream home on.

Knowing that we offer free site inspections, people on the Gold Coast are coming to us for assistance in finding the perfect block to suit their family’s needs.


Generally the block of land will cost more than the building itself, so finding the right block to build your new home on is just as important as finding the right builder!

With our experience in dealing with all types of building sites over many years, we know that some blocks make for better and easier building than others, saving you several thousands of dollars in unforeseen costs.

Our Service

Whether you are choosing a block in a new housing estate on the northern Gold Coast, looking for acreage in the hinterland, splitting an existing block  in an older area or looking to knock down and rebuild, we can help you find the block that will be the best to build on.

During our visit to the site we will:

  • assess factors such as orientation, contours, width depth and size
  • be able to give you advice on retaining walls, site drainage, whether trees need to be removed
  • check the zoning with the local council, and review covenant requirements
  • check for designated building envelopes, sewer connection points, water connection, electrical connection
  • check with the council for specific overlays (fire/flood/noise).

Gold_Coast_Builder_Choosing_a_Block_1Remember to seek advice from us before you buy. We can guide you and offer practical design and building solutions for most blocks.

This will give you valuable information up front and potentially save a lot of time, money and frustration in the long run.

You will be able to fully assess the block and set a realistic budget for the build. Often the attraction of a bargain price for a block can be quickly eroded by the extra cost of building a home on a nasty site. They are usually cheaper for a reason!

Contact us today on 1300 66 99 38 or email [email protected] for your free site appraisal. We can even give you a  quote to build on the block, before you put a deposit on  the land.