Now with this simple to follow course, you can be armed with the information you need to take the first steps in preparing for your Forever Home new build or renovation.

  • 1

    Welcome to Your Forever Home- The First Steps

    • A message from the instructor

    • Online Course Walkthrough

    • Before we begin...

  • 2

    Module 1: What To Consider To Future Proof Your Home

    • Why Future Proof your Home

  • 3

    Module 2: What To Consider Before You Build

    • Assessing adjoining properties and site orientation

    • Local Authority and Council Regulations

    • Renovate or Build New Home

    • House or Land First

  • 4

    Module 3: Who To Engage and How To Brief Them

    • Who to Engage & When

    • Understanding your Style

    • Briefing your Team

  • 5

    Module 4: The Design and Build Process, Timelines and Budgeting

    • The process to get started

    • Timelines

    • Budgeting

  • 6

    Module 5: Sustainable Energy Efficiency Considerations

    • Why use Sustainable Principles

    • Design to the orientation of the land

    • Max out on insulation

    • Sealing and zoning your home

  • 7

    Module 6: Key Tips in Understanding Your Floorplan

    • Floorplans

    • Create flexibility and multi functional spaces

    • Accessibility for when you're older

    • Internal spatial planning review

  • 8

    Bonus Module: Volume Builder Vs a Custom Build Home

    • Volume Builder Vs a Custom Build Home

  • 9

    Taking the next steps

    • Congratulations in Completing Your Forever Home The First Step!

    • Before you go...