Managing Your Budget – Cost vs Time vs Quality
Founder and Director Architect
How you manage your project budget is usually similar to how you manage money in other parts of your life – it comes down to what you value most. In the case of your building project it is important to understand that budget is not necessarily the limitation of your dream home. It is what you choose to spend it on that has the greatest impact on the home you create.
Many make the mistake of thinking of their budget as a shopping list of what it can buy. Without fail, their journey is full of frustration at what gets chopped off the list. Instead, view your budget as an investment you are making in the future you are building. Look for how you can invest to add value to your home and your life.
If your budget is tight we recommend investing in the aspects of your design that will not likely change – such as quality of space and light, fenestration or maybe hard floor finishes. Don’t rule out the option of refurbishing your home in phases to work within your budget.
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